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Is It possible to get pregnant while breastfeeding?

12 answers
3 years ago
Ive been spotting lightly for 4 days off and on

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3 years ago
Yes, it is possible! Sometimes breastfeeding can prevent pregnancy, but it isn't 100%.
3 years ago
When my daughter was 3 months i got a lollipop in the wraper again. i was boobie feeding my baby so yes.
3 years ago
Yes, I'm not sure why anyone still uses this method. Depending on how long it has been sense giving birth you may just be irregular, it takes a while for everything to go back to normal.
3 years ago
it is very possible. My mom had my older brother in january and they had told her that while she was breastfeeding she couldnt get pregnant and she ended up having 2 kids in one year! my other brother (the middle child) was born in december.
3 years ago
YES ....!!! I THINK IT ALL DEPENDS ON HOW FERTIL U ARE BUT YES IT IS SURELY POSSIBLE..!! 
3 years ago
Oh gosh YES it's possible!!  My eldest 2 are proof of that one!I guess the theory of not being able to get pregnant while breastfeeding is because normally the baby is on mom so much that dad doesn't have time to do the deed to get mom pregnant again ...
3 years ago
absolutely.  5 weeks after my first was born i got pregnant again.  so be very intentional.
3 years ago
honestly, i have never heard of this. not getting pregnant while breastfeeding? i don't understand why anyone ever thought that breastfeeding could be a possible birth control meathod. wow, akinabud, you were pregnant just 5 weeks later? you certainly didn't waste anytime getting busy again! lol. i wasn't able to have sex comfortably until atleast 3 months postpartum. yes, i made my husband wait that long. he was so frustrated, but i just kept reminding him that i was the one to push a kid out of that tiny hole, and ended up with 15 stitches. he just stood by the bed holding my hand, and boo-hooed the whole time.
3 years ago
@pinkpaisley8709 ... I was prego too before my 6 week checkup ... i believed that old wives tale of breastfeeding is birthcontrol ... like i said in my comment above, i guess the theory of it is that the baby is there so much that dad doesn't have enough time to do the deed ... boy oh boy was i wrong with that one!
3 years ago
absolutely yes both my mother-in-law and my birthig coach got pregnant while breastfeeding

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