Skip to content


    Attention All WebMD Community Members:

    These message boards are closed to posting. Please head on over to our new WebMD Message Boards to check out and participate in the great conversations taking place:

    Your new WebMD Message Boards are now open!

    Making the move is as easy as 1-2-3.

    1. Head over to this page:

    2. Choose the tag from the drop-down menu that clicks most with you (and add it to any posts you create so others can easily find and sort through posts)

    3. Start posting

    Have questions? Email us anytime at [email protected]

    When is the best time to discuss birth control after giving birth?
    editor_morgan posted:
    The answer is right away, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).

    Discussing your postpartum birth control options before delivery and setting in place a birth control option that is best for you right after delivery is an ideal way to prevent an accidental pregnancy or another pregnancy too soon.

    Read the article below to learn more:

    Please feel free to weigh in. What works best for you? How did you manage your birth control options after giving birth?

    Helpful Tips

    Nose Frida & Humidifier
    My doctor tol dme the congestion is normal. We put a humidifier in her room and used the Nose Frida (alternative to the bulb). This has ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    2 of 2 found this helpful

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.