(2) State one reason why breast-feeding the baby acts as a natural contraceptive for the mother

 During LAM(Lactational Amenorrhea Method) enough amount of FSH and LH are not produced by the pituitary gland which is not enough to trigger the process of ovulation. Hence the ovulation and menstruation does not occurs, which inturns  acts as a natural contraceptive for mother.

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prolactin inhibit fsh n lh secretion...due to which ovulation is inhibited
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During period of intense lactation
ovulation does not occur and hence menstruation cycle is absent in this period. Copulation during this period of about 6 months does not lead to pregnancy as eggs are not produced.
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