How soon after being pregnant should I start using contraceptives?


21 days after giving birth.

Myth: I can’t get pregnant on my period

The odds are lower but this can still happen, sperm can survive in the vagina for up to 3 days. Also ovulation (the releasing of an egg) can occur during menstruation.

Had unprotected sex?

If you have had unprotected sex this puts you at risk of catching a sexually transmitted infection.

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