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Why Are Women Fertile After Giving Birth
Very low fertility: The first 6 weeks after a baby is a time of very low fertility - the hormonal changes of pregnancy are going back to normal, and the lining of your uterus should be recovering after pregnancy and birth. You should not ovulate (release an egg) so soon after a baby. It's not necessary to start birth control before the 6 week mark. ...Read more
Use condoms 1 month: Fertility is usually low for 6 weeks after giving birth. It's best to wait a month before trying to conceive again; there may be a higher chance of another miscarriage if you get pregnant again in the first month after a miscarriage. See a reproductive endocrinology and infertility (rei) specialist after two or more miscarriages, or after one loss if it took a year or more to conceive. Best wishes. ...Read more
First time mom here. I'm wondering if my menstrual cycle has changed after giving birth? I'm breastfeeding, no period, how to figure out my fertility?
Hard to say: One of the primary reasons you menstruate is the failure of a released egg to become fertilized and save the prepared chamber. Yet you don't have to ovulate to menstruate. Breastfeeding can interfere with ovulation, but is not a dependable form of birth control, since ovulation is still possible. Accept that you may be fertile unless you use protection. ...Read more
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