The greatest benefit of condoms is that they don’t need to be planned for in advance. They can be used at any time and they’re always ready to go.
This includes male condoms as well as female condoms.
Women may experience problems with natural lubrication that was not a problem before birth, and condoms can make this more severe, so make sure that there is sufficient lube on hand.
Other advantages of condoms is how immediately this method is exchangeable. It has none of the side effects of hormonal methods, for anyone who is worried about the interaction with breastfeeding.
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