On the LAM (lactation amenorrhea method)

Pardue, Naomi L.
September 1994
Mothering;Fall94, Issue 72, p76
Discusses the use of the lactation amenorrhea method (LAM) or breastfeeding as a contraceptive. Publications on the topic; Effectivity in preventing pregnancy; Failure rate; First pospartum period as not preceded by ovulation; Suppression of ovulation from breastfeeding; LAM's effectivity during the first six months postpartum; Recommendation against the use of birth control pills by nursing mothers.


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