action combined pill is based on three principles: 1) the hormones progestin and estrogen suppresses ovulation, 2) a progestin thickens cervical mucus, which prevents sperm into the cervix 3) progestin also thins the endometrial tissue thatIt prevents the fertilized egg to implant.
But some studies have shown that estrogen contained in birth control pills, reduces the amount and quality of breast milk in nursing women, so for the first six months after giving birth should not use birth control pills breastfeeding .
If you want to use oral contraceptives during breastfeeding, your gynecologist may recommend a pill that do not have estrogen and contains only progestin, or write you a "mini-pill" (drugs such as "Mikrolyut""Charozetta" "Ekslyuton" et al.).You can begin to take the minipill already six weeks after birth.The contraceptive effect mini-pill is achieved due to thickening of the cervical mucus and change its composition.Thick cervical mucus prevents sperm to overcome obstacles on the way
If you do not want to take a mini pill breastfeeding , then you should resort to other contraceptive methods - such as condoms device (IUD), intravaginal gels, diaphragm and others.Talk to your gynecologist, ask to talk about all the pros and cons of each individual method.