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how common is it to get pregnant after having a baby

Hi my son is almost 3 months old. I bleed for a month after he was born stopped for awhile then bled over a month straight. during that time I was sexually active and after I stopped bleeding Ive been very very sexually active. I am on BC but sometimes I forget and Ill take 2 pills the next day or Im a little late sometimes. well today I had some spotting so I was just curious. (Im not worried about it) I just wanted to know how common it is that this happens. expecially because my boyfriend and I are VERY sexually active. (lord knows how we have the time) haha. :)

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:54 PM on Aug. 26, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Very common. Especially if you're not breastfeeding.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 3:55 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • It's pretty common, after you have the baby is when you're most fertile. I know a couple people that had just had a baby and ended up prego right away....
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:56 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • my mom got pregnant again just 3 weeks after having me.. so me and my sister are 9 months 3 weeks apart. everyone thought we were twins growing up
    2.tyme.mom-2-be

    Answer by 2.tyme.mom-2-be at 3:56 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • also right after having a baby i thought women bleed out like for a month is this not the case for most women
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:57 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • I had one period after my son, then got pregnant. My son was 2 1/2 months old when I got pregnant again. Now my kids are 11 months apart.
    ttcgirl110

    Answer by ttcgirl110 at 3:59 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • 2.tyme....and I thought my kids being 10months and 1 day apart were close...GO your mom lol
    OP, it is very very possible to get pregnant.
    LuvMyBoyzz

    Answer by LuvMyBoyzz at 3:59 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • It is very possible-- my mil's oldest 2 kids are just 10 months apart.
    MizLee

    Answer by MizLee at 4:10 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • supposedly thats when you are the most fertile.
    amberstevens

    Answer by amberstevens at 4:16 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • Even with birth control? and nope Im not breast feeding anymore.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:26 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • really common. If you are EBF and arent taking your BC like you are supposed to (which you admitted to), its pretty easy to get pregnant.
    abbynzachsmommy

    Answer by abbynzachsmommy at 5:02 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

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