Doctor insights on:
Can You Get Pregnant Without A Menstrual Cycle While Breastfeeding
What are the chances of getting pregnant while breastfeeding an 18 month old and menstural cycle has not returned?
It's possible: An18 month old has usually decreased their mild intake enough that your hormones have adjusted enough to start you ovulating again, but not necessarily return of your period. I have a 28 year old son that was conceived while solely breast feeding 6 months post-delivery! so if you are having unprotected intercourse, you certainly can get pregnant. ...Read more
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
What is the probability of getting pregnant while breastfeeding an 18 month old and menstural cycle has not returned?
Probably low,: But not zero.Get a more detailed answer ›
Breast cancels pregn: After you deliver your baby and are breaqst feeding and the baby is suckling at your breast your hormone levels change in order to prevent you from having another infant immediately after. For one thing every time your infant sucks on your nipple your prolaqctin goes up. The changing hormone levels interrupt the menstrual cycle. ...Read more
Probably not: Suckling stimulates maternal release of the pituitary hormone prolactin; high levels of prolactin (due to any cause) are usually associated with infrequent or absent periods. What you actually ecounter is individual though, and may be affected by many factors such as frequency, duration, and amount of nursing you do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breast feeding. : Yes, breast feeding will affect your period. Many people erroneously believe that because of hormone production during breast feeding, you can use this method for birth control. That is not true. There is an increased level of progesterone, and periods are certainly affected. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When do pregnancy hormones level out after giving birth?Im 4 months pp and my menstual cycle is regular, not breast feeding but feel hormonal still, why
Complicated: If your menstrual cycles are coming regularly then your female hormones (estrogen and progesterone) are normal. You could check your thyroid hormone. Often new moms are exhausted and sleep deprived. Post partum depression often goes unrecognized as the symptoms do not have to include crying and sadness. Discuss these items at your follow up appointment. ...Read more
After birth of 1st child started regular menses about july this month I am 11days late & 3neg pt should I rule out pregnancy also not breastfeeding ?
Are there any pills that are safe to take while breastfeeding that could delay my menstrual period for a few days or a week? It'd really help, thanks!
Yes, oral progrstins: First, breast-feeding is a great decision. Breast-feeding alone can give you reduced or absent cycles. There is a specific type of birth control pill call progestin only pills. These are safe to take while breast-feeding and can also help prevent a menstrual cycle. Additionally, oral Provera (medroxyprogesterone) taken twice a day for 10 days can also prevent a cycle. These are medications perscibed by a doctor. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Can you get pregnant while breastfeeding without period?
- Can you get pregnant while breastfeeding without having a period?
- Menstrual cycle while breastfeeding
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Can you get pregnant if your menstrual cycle is irregular?
- Can you ovulate while breastfeeding without period?
- If you have sex while u on your cycle can you get pregnant
- Can you get pregnant while on the pill without a condom?
- Talk to a pediatrician online