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Getting Pregnant While Breastfeeding No Menstruation
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
Yes, : Yes, absolutely. You can even get pregnant before you have your first period after delivering your baby. Physicians recommend pelvic rest (no sex) for at least 6 weeks after delivery to allow for healing. After that, breastfeeding is somewhere around 80% effective for preventing pregnancy. To increase that, women are recommended to use an additional form of contraception...Most commonly, that includes condoms, specific types of birth control pills (with Progesterone only), iud (intrauterine devices), etc. Remember, no method of birth control is 100%, not even those that i mentioned, but they can be 95-99% effective, especially in combination with breastfeeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No period while taking Cerazette for 1 year. Stopped yesterday but still breastfeeding. Is there risk to get pregnant before getting my period back?
Cortal: What does it say on the bottle. Look it up on the internet or ask you pharmacist. If this was prescribed by your doctor you should have been told by now. ...Read more
I'm 6 weeks postpartum. Not breastfeeding. Still no period. Actively trying again. Is it possible to ovulate after giving birth before getting period?
Yes, but...: The estrogens and/or the progestins in oral contraceptive pills are not likely to harm your baby but may decrease a bit your milk production and composition even "70 days after delivery". If you are worried, you may choose to have a copper IUD instead and eliminate the concern regarding "hormones". ..and have a most effective method of pregnancy prevention for 10 years. ...Read more
Not really : If you have intercourse during or just before or just after your period, you are unlikely to get pregnant. If you mean 11-14 days before period, then yes you can get pregnant then. ...Read more
Not normal: Studies show that most nonlactating women will not ovulate until 6 weeks postpartum. 70% have had return of ovulation by 12 weeks. This would then be normally followed by menstruation. 11 months is significantly longer than this timeframe, and deserves and evaluation by a doctor. ...Read more
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
No: But can occasional have what looks like a period after already pregnant. ...Read more
9 months postpartum. Period is on a 45 day cycle. Not breastfeeding. Not pregnant. No birth control. Thyroid levels are normal. Any ideas?
Yes.: A 45 day cycle is a normal cycle. I'm assuming, since you seemed concerned, that this is different than the cycle you had before delivery. Sometimes a thyroid test is warranted, but yours is normal. ...Read more
Yes: Fol 123 has 5 milligrams (5 mg or 5000 micrograms) of folic acid, plus vitamin B12 and dha, an omega-3 fatty acid. There is no vitamin proven to help you to get pregnant, but all women trying to conceive should take a prenatal vitamin with 800 micrograms or more of folic acid. This reduces the chance of having a child with serious birth defects like spina bifida. Dha may help baby's brain develop. ...Read more
Is it ok if female during pregnancy ejaculate ... Is there any harmful effect on baby ?(5 month pregnant female)
Pregnancy: It is fine, just nothing too strenuous or freaky. ...Read more
What determines when my period will return while breastfeeding? Baby is 8 mo. Still no period, but recently started having menstrual-like cramps/bloat
Feeding frequency: Several things seem to affect when your period comes back. Moms who breastfeed more frequently and who are thinner generally get their periods back later than moms who are heavier. It's important to use birth control after the first 6 months, because you can get pregnant before your period comes back. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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