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Is nursing my baby a good birth control method?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
7 doctors agree

In brief: No

This is unfortunately an old wive's tale.
As mentioned ovulation and subsequent pregnancy can occur.Be aware.

In brief: No

This is unfortunately an old wive's tale.
As mentioned ovulation and subsequent pregnancy can occur.Be aware.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: No

Menses is often delayed if you breast feed but egg release will resume when it decides to.
You can't count on having a period as a warning you are ovulating again. If you don't care if you have another kid quickly go ahead, otherwise get on dependable BC.

In brief: No

Menses is often delayed if you breast feed but egg release will resume when it decides to.
You can't count on having a period as a warning you are ovulating again. If you don't care if you have another kid quickly go ahead, otherwise get on dependable BC.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine

In brief: No

Ovulation can still occur during breast feeding.

In brief: No

Ovulation can still occur during breast feeding.
Dr. Neeoo Chin
Dr. Neeoo Chin
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