C-section and birth control

Patient

Q: When could i star take birth control if i had my c-section in December 16,2009? am 2week and 4days since my c-section.

Doctor

A:   Birth control can begin very soon after delivery or C-section.  Many women are started after 1 week.  If you are breast feeding, please speak to your doctor as he or she may prescribe a progesterone only form of birth control so that it does not interfere with breast milk production.

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