Best if: You're breastfeeding; You're thinking "maybe baby"
How it works: You know the deal: It creates a physical barrier between you and your partner's sperm.
Perks: Doesn't require taking hormones, seeing your doctor, or a lot of fuss. Plus, it's safe for breastfeeding moms.
Drawbacks: Lack of spontaneity.
Fertility returns immediately.
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