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Doctor insights on: Determining If You're Pregnant While Breastfeeding

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Can someone here tell me please how to get pregnant while breastfeeding?

Can someone here tell me please how to get pregnant while breastfeeding?

Unprotected sex!: Breast feeding may indeed inhibit ovulation in some women (particularly in thin mothers or those with marginal stores of body fat), but does not do so reliably. Many women who are breast feeding have become pregnant (some while thinking incorrectly that breastfeeding is "natural" birth control). It is not! ...Read more

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I'm pregnant 9 weeks and i breastfeed my son i want to stop breastfeeding because he breastfeed all the day and night please tell me how ?

I'm pregnant 9 weeks and i breastfeed my son i want to stop breastfeeding because he breastfeed all the day and night please tell me how ?

Get help: You can start formula at any time but may need someone else to help.If you kid can smell you he will fight for the real thing. After he is hungry enough to start bottle feeding for your spouse or friend he may do it for you.Feed as he awakens and do not offer it again until after a sleep period, begin solids if he is over 6 mo and advance them as tolerated.He may reject this at first but keep tryng. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while breastfeeding?

Can you get pregnant while breastfeeding?

Yes: Breast feeding may suppress the process but does not prevent you from ovulating. If you ovulate & have unprotected intercourse you may get pregnant. ...Read more

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How can I get pregnant while breastfeeding?

How can I get pregnant while breastfeeding?

Possible: Yes, you can get pregnant while breastfeeding. Although breast feeding may inhibit your menstrual periods for a while after you deliver, it is definitely not a reliable method of birth control. If you don't want to get pregnant at this time, talk with your doctor about birth control. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant while breastfeeding?

Is it possible to get pregnant while breastfeeding?

Yes: It is definitely possible. The "lactation amenorrhea" method of birth control only works if you are exclusively breastfeeding (absolutely no formula), have not had a period yet, delivered baby less than 6 months ago, have not started any solid foods, and do not go more than 4 hours in the day or 6 hours at night without feeding or pumping. ...Read more

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When would you know if your pregnant if breastfeeding?

When would you know if your pregnant if breastfeeding?

See below: Buy a home pregnancy kit. They become positive at about the time you'd be starting your next expected period. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

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