Contraception after pregnancy in 10 questions and answers: an Essential MRCOG lesson by ACE Courses (www.acecourses.co.uk). Find the answers to many questions around the use of contraception just after child birth, including: when does a women need emergency contraception after childbirth? which emergency contraceptives are safe after childbirth in breastfeeding women? what regular contraceptions are available to breastfeeding women? can combined oral contraceptives be used in breastfeeding women? When can you use copper IUD after childbirth? Can DMPA be used after childbirth?