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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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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.

    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....

    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

    Answer by 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

    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.

    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.

    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.

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

  • supposedly thats when you are the most fertile.

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

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

    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.

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

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