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Using contraception after childbirth

contraceptive pill packet


Many unplanned pregnancies happen in the first few months after childbirth, so it is important to think about contraception if you want to delay or avoid another pregnancy.

It is important to talk to your midwife or GP about contraception and discuss your options.

This guide will explain the myths about conceiving after childbirth, and the contraceptive options available to you.

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