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Do i have to cut back on my sex life while breastfeeding?

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Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syalanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
No: No, but you may want to cut back if sex is uncomfortable.
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine 39 years experience
No, but you might notice you lactate during sexual arousal.
Nov 26, 2011
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Only when....: Only when the baby is wanting to be fed, if that happens at the same time as when you want to be sexually intimate.

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