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Lactational Amenorrhea Method (LAM)
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Goals

- Introduction
- Topics
- Objectives
- What is LAM
- Normal
- Mechanisms
- Ovarian
- Ovarian
- Categories
- Categories
- Early
- Later
- History
- Bellagio
- Georgetown
- Efficacy
- Criteria 1
- Criteria 2
- Criteria 3
- Advantages
- Disadvantages
- Behaviors
- Behaviors
- Who Can Use
- Who Can Use
- Programmatic
- Counseling
- Algorithm 1
- Algorithm 2
- Algorithm 3
- Adaptations
- Extended
- Another
- First Choice
- Second Choice
- Third Choice
- Considerations
> Summary
- Summary

Conclusion

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Lactational Amenorrhea Method (LAM)

Summary of LAM

Summary of LAM and family graphic

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LAM is a contraceptive method that can be used when a postpartum woman is intensively breastfeeding. LAM relies on full or nearly full breastfeeding and lactational amenorrhea, not breastfeeding alone, for protection from pregnancy.

 

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