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Ok so my son is a month old, my hubby and i are both military and are stationed cross country from each other. When he came out for paternity leave we had sex a couple of times.from the time he was five days old to about week and a half. Now i know we should have waited or used bc, but we didnt.i still havent got my period. If we are pregnant again its ok, we wouldnt mind. I just want to know how likely it is. Please no judgments, if we are we will be ok and happy.


Asked by KJ_on at 12:44 AM on Sep. 7, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Possible but not very likely that you ovulated that soon after having a baby.

    Answer by AmiJanell at 12:47 AM on Sep. 7, 2009

  • Pretty unlikely, that soon after. but Im not sure.

    Answer by calliesmommie at 12:48 AM on Sep. 7, 2009

  • Women ovulate all over the map in the post-partum period --it's why most traditional societies have taboos or prohibitions on sex before the baby is a certain age (usually about 3 months).

    It is very hard on your body, to have such a short recovery period from one pregnancy before the next one. If you are pregnant, you are going to have to be extremely careful about your health and make sure you get enough rest and really good quality food.

    It is possible, and you won't find out until about 3 weeks after conception, with the most sensitive over-the-counter pregnancy tests.

    Just so you know for future reference, women tend to ovulate before their first period after birth.

    Answer by LindaClement at 2:22 AM on Sep. 7, 2009

  • If you're breastfeeding, there's only a 2% chance that you'll get pregnant the first six months (this means exclusive breastfeeding, no bottles and very limited pacifier use).

    It's HIGHLY unlikely that you'll get pregnant only a month post partum. It could happen ,but it's rare. If you're breastfeeding, it's unlikely that you'll get a period the first six months. Some women do, most don't.

    Answer by lifetimelove at 2:58 AM on Sep. 7, 2009