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I have 3kids & wanting to TTC 1more. I haven't been able to conceive ever while nursing, even 1/d! Is there anything I can do to conceive w/o weaning?

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Dr. Mary David
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Supplement

For centuries breastfeeding has been a method of spacing out pregnancies.
As long as u r exclusively breast feeding, ur fertility is decreased.This is less so if u supplement feedings with a bottle & use a pacifier.Breast feeding is not a reliable contraceptive 4 everyone but it does decrease fertility.It is difficult to get enough nutrition to feed 1 baby while growing another & stay healthy too.

In brief: Supplement

For centuries breastfeeding has been a method of spacing out pregnancies.
As long as u r exclusively breast feeding, ur fertility is decreased.This is less so if u supplement feedings with a bottle & use a pacifier.Breast feeding is not a reliable contraceptive 4 everyone but it does decrease fertility.It is difficult to get enough nutrition to feed 1 baby while growing another & stay healthy too.
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