Dr. Kristina Dervaitis, an Obstetrician/Gynaecologist in Newmarket, Ontario, answers your IUC and contraception questions:
What are the options for contraception while breastfeeding?
Is it safe to use a levonorgestrel (hormonal) IUD when breastfeeding ? (Answer: Yes!!)
Please note: this channel is provided as a volunteer public health education initiative (not for profit, no industry support, the channel is not monetized with ads). Dr. Dervaitis received her MD in 2000 and completed her OB/Gyn residency training in 2005 at Western University.
For more information on contraception, I recommend the official sexual health website of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada: www.sexandu.ca