When is breastfeeding no safe method of family planning?Use another method of family planning that is safe with breastfeeding as soon as any of the following things happen:
- Your baby is more than 6 months old, or
- Your monthly bleeding starts, or
- Your baby starts taking other kinds of milk or other foods, or starts sleeping for more than 6 hours during the night, or
- You must be away from the baby for more than 6 hours and cannot remove milk from your breasts during that time.