If used following childbirth, the first injection can be given up to 5 days after having given birth if you are not breast-feeding or not less than 6 weeks after childbirth if you are breast-feeding 1 . Provided that the injection is given at the times stated above, then you are protected from pregnancy straight away and there is no need to take extra precautions 1 . If more than 89 days has passed since the last injection, pregnancy should be excluded before having another injection, after which additional contraceptive measures such as a condom should be used for the following 14 days 1 .
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