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Doctor insights on: How Can I Tell If Im Ovulating While Breastfeeding

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When in cycle do you ovulate if breastfeeding?

When in cycle do you ovulate if breastfeeding?

Se below: Cycles become irregular/nonexistant. During breastfeeding. Buy an ovulation predictor kit.

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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When do I take an ovulation test if breastfeeding?

When do I take an ovulation test if breastfeeding?

Br. Feed contracept: Usually one is less concerned about ovulation when breast feeding, as it is an albeit unreliable contraceptive.

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I have a question about breastfeeding and ovulation?

I have a question about breastfeeding and ovulation?

What is the question: What is the question breast feeding can supress ovulation but not absolute and there can be ovulation and can make you pregnant in you are having unprotected sex, but chances are less than if you were not breast feeding.

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Can I still ovulate if exclusively breastfeeding for 4mo and haven't had a cycle, what will be the signs of ovulation?

Can I still ovulate if exclusively breastfeeding for 4mo and haven't had a cycle, what will be the signs of ovulation?

Ovulation: Yes even if you are breast feeding you may still ovulate. So watch for the usual signs of ovulation like rise in body temp after ovulation, changes in cervical fluid or discharge, it may be egg white, and position of cervix, it us soft, high, open and wet.

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Doctors, how much would you have to cut back in breastfeeding in an attempt to ovulate?

Doctors, how much would you have to cut back in breastfeeding in an attempt to ovulate?

There is no rule but: There may be many factors which can affect a brest feeding womens fertility, and may include frequency and amount of sucking, so if you decrease that you may start ovulating but how much and how can not be calculated.

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I am breastfeeding; no return of cycle yet. I may have ovulated 1.5 weeks ago. I have preg. Symptoms, but no positive test. Can bfing cause a false neg?

I am breastfeeding; no return of cycle yet. I may have ovulated 1.5 weeks ago. I have preg. Symptoms, but no positive test. Can bfing cause a false neg?

No: No. Not breast feeding. But after giving birth it can take a while for your HCG level (the pregnancy hormone measured in pregnancy tests) to return to 0. Taking a pregnancy test less than 8 weeks after giving birth is frequently positive. Check with your doctor if you are concerned. 2 blood tests two weeks apart can determine if HCG level is going up (pregnant) or down (non pregnant).

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I have been on the paragard for 7months. I just recently stopped breastfeeding last week after 9 months. I had sex on my ovulation date I'm 5 days late?

I have been on the paragard for 7months. I just recently stopped breastfeeding last week after 9 months. I had sex on my ovulation date I'm 5 days late?

Paragard: If I understand correctly you have Paragard now making pregnancy very unlikely. Also you just stooped breastfeeding so one would expect some menstrual cycle irregularity. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy.

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Breastfeeding. Positive ovulation tests for the last 9 days. I have overactive thyroid. Why are I still getting + ovulation tests. I'm not pregnant.

Breastfeeding. Positive ovulation tests for the last 9 days. I have overactive thyroid. Why are I still getting + ovulation tests. I'm not pregnant.

You need to see: Your doctor. Firstly why are you doing ovulation tests?? if you have a thyroid issue then this needs treatment. Please see your local doctor for evaluation and treatment. The two issues may be related.

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Could I be pregnant if I had sex on my ovulation day (April 3) my last period was March 20. I'm on the paragard, been on it for 7 month. I just stopped breastfeeding last week after 9 months. I've also had a yeast infection, it's gone now, but now I have a

Could I be pregnant if I had sex on my ovulation day (April 3) my last period was March 20. I'm on the paragard, been on it for 7 month. I just stopped breastfeeding last week after 9 months. I've also had a yeast infection, it's gone now, but now I have a

On Guard Paraguard!!: Think of it this way: the failure rate for a Paraguard IUD is about 0.8%, which means only 8 out of 1000 women using it will become pregnant. Pretty damn good. The failure rate of other IUDs is a lot more, up to 2%! Having sex on or shortly before/after ovulation will increase the chances of a sperm snagging an ovum, but still, your chances are pretty good of avoiding a pregnancy, but not 100%.

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Is there a reasonable chance for me to conceive while still breastfeeding my fifteen month old baby? My cycle is regular and I ovulate.

Is there a reasonable chance for me to conceive while still breastfeeding my fifteen month old baby? My cycle is regular and I ovulate.

Breastfeeding: Yes, you are able to conceive so use protection, unless you'd like to have 2 kids in diapers at the same time.

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Exclusively breastfeeding 9mo old baby. Day and night, on demand. Have not noticed fertile mucus or ovarian cramps (i used to).chance that I ovulate?

Exclusively breastfeeding 9mo old baby. Day and night, on demand. Have not noticed fertile mucus or ovarian cramps (i used to).chance that I ovulate?

Yes: Although many women do not ovulate regularly while breast feeding, by 9 months, it would be very likely that a breastfeeding women would resume ovulation and would be fertile in the event of sexual intercourse.

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Plan b ones step work when ovulation? I've been breastfeeding my daughter of 17 months haven't had a period. Took Plan B 40hrs after unprotected sex.

Yes: Plan b works best when taken within 72 hours of unprotected sex or contraceptive misadventure (failure) by preventing ovulation. Obviously, if you've just ovulated, then that doesn't help but it might prevent fertilization or implantation. Check out http://www. Planbonestep. Com/faqs. Aspx. If you don't want to have another child just yet, go see your doc to discuss your birth control options.

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I had a baby four months ago. I am not breastfeeding or having sex but no period. Could I have started ovulating already?

I had a baby four months ago. I am not breastfeeding or having sex but no period. Could I have started ovulating already?

Possible: You definitely could have started ovulating. If so, I would expect a period soon.

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Breastfeeding my 8 month old, not had period since birth. No BC being used, have had white stringy discharge. Sign of ovulation? Or pregnancy?

Breastfeeding my 8 month old, not had period since birth. No BC being used, have had white stringy discharge. Sign of ovulation? Or pregnancy?

Rule out pregnancy: There is increased risk of pregnancy during the post partum period if no BC measures are taken. The convenstional wisdom that breast feeding is protective in this regard, is based on anecdotal experience. While u can easily rule out pregnancy now with urine test, please use BC in the future to prevent pregnancy. Ideally you should have a minimal of 2 yrs interval between children. Congratulation

Dr. Philip Chenette
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