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Chances Of Getting Pregnant Before First Period While Breastfeeding
I have 6wks old baby, fully breastfeeding, no periods yet, what are the chances of getting pregnant if I have unprotected sex?
Rather good: Even though you are not having periods, you could ovulate and conceive. ...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
Can NoraBe (mini pill) make you bleed? Or it's a regular period? I had always had my period every 28 days before getting pregnant. Now haven't had it for almost 4 months and I'm 100% breastfeeding.
While breastfeeding is it possible to skip periods without getting pregnant? I have a 7 months old baby and I have started having them regularly.
I had a d&c 3 weeks ago, 2nd miscarriage. What risks do I face getting pregnant before my first period? Is there greater risk of miscarriage if I do.
Had my baby 10weeks ago, got my first period after that last month and this month I am 4days late! could it be just the hormones that are not back to normal yet or could I be pregnant again?! oh and wasn't able to breast feed so breast feeding can't be th
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
I just had a baby 3 weeks ago. No I am not breastfeeding . I have had unprotected sex. 4 times. What are my chances of getting pregnant?
Nearly, but not zero: I am really sure your OB told you not to have sex for several weeks after having a baby. Truthfully, i'd be more concerned about post delivery complications, tearing, and other issues from having sex this soon. Contact your OB for your proper instructions, let them know what you've been doing so proper exam and follow up can be done. ...Read more
What are your chances if you are breastfeeding and using one bottle of formula a day of getting pregnant ?
Chances are good: If you are having unprotected sex. Even full breast feeding is not a guarantee of protection. You can ovulate before you get your first period and become pregnant if not using protection. Having a baby at your age is a very big event. Maybe you would be more comfortable postponing further sexual activity until you are settled in with motherhood. If not, do use effective birth control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more