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Has anyone you've known gotten pregnant while exclusively breastfeeding?

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peppermintkathy

Asked by peppermintkathy at 8:14 PM on Sep. 23, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I did.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:16 PM on Sep. 23, 2009

  • Yeah ---- Me.

    My middle boys are less than 13 mos apart.... and I never had a period between them.

    Laura1229

    Answer by Laura1229 at 8:17 PM on Sep. 23, 2009

  • Me too.
    brighteyesbryar

    Answer by brighteyesbryar at 8:18 PM on Sep. 23, 2009

  • There's your answer! BF and use condoms!
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 8:19 PM on Sep. 23, 2009

  • i have not but its definitely possible. i read somewhere on kellymom.com that the only way breastfeeding can be counted on to prevent pregnancy is if the baby is exclusively breastfed AND doesn't use pacifiers, and baby is fed on demand, and has no other source of food.

    good luck!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:21 PM on Sep. 23, 2009

  • "i read somewhere on kellymom.com that the only way breastfeeding can be counted on to prevent pregnancy is if the baby is exclusively breastfed AND doesn't use pacifiers, and baby is fed on demand, and has no other source of food."

    Um, yeah... just FYI -- that's TOTAL CRAP! LOL
    Laura1229

    Answer by Laura1229 at 8:27 PM on Sep. 23, 2009

  • Me...with baby number 2.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:36 PM on Sep. 23, 2009

  • I know of at least 3 people off the top of my head!
    khedy

    Answer by khedy at 9:01 PM on Sep. 23, 2009

  • #2 and #3 are 13 months apart. I was exclusively breastfeeding when I got pg, no period between them.
    jeremysmom04

    Answer by jeremysmom04 at 9:06 PM on Sep. 23, 2009

  • yep, got pregnant with #3 while i was exclusively bf my daughter.
    HelloKitty86

    Answer by HelloKitty86 at 9:09 PM on Sep. 23, 2009

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