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Not getting pregnant while bfing

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I am planning to bf as along as I can with this baby but dont want to get pregnant. I also dont want to use any IUDs or the pill. Is there a way...if I dont get my period...to know when I ovulate? How many of you did get your period while bfing?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 4:59 PM on Nov. 30, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • I got my period while breastfeeding with all my kids.... I also go pregnant while breastfeeding w/o ever getting my period back between pregnancies.

    It's really just a gamble.
    Laura1229

    Answer by Laura1229 at 5:03 PM on Nov. 30, 2009

  • I breastfed and my period returned when my daughter was about 2 months old.

    Have you considered a diaphragm? They work without hormones and have no side effects. They never caused a stroke, infertility or PID; you won't gain weight, get depressed, or lose your libido; your periods won't be affected. They have never been the subject of class action lawsuits and are instantly reversible.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 5:05 PM on Nov. 30, 2009

  • NFP. Buy Taking Charge of Your Fertility. It will require discipline on your part, but you can track ovulation signs based on what your body is doing.
    asaffell

    Answer by asaffell at 5:13 PM on Nov. 30, 2009

  • How about condoms? It seems many people forget about them.
    Krysta622

    Answer by Krysta622 at 5:46 PM on Nov. 30, 2009

  • I agree with Krysta of course some people (i'm not saying ALL but some use the excuse) that they are allergic (hello they make non-latex condoms) or "it doesn't feel good" (wah, buy some with lube). What about VCF's? they are like condoms but not latex and have no hormones in them. I think it's laziness a lot of the time. (heat of the moment type junk)
    Aniyunwiya

    Answer by Aniyunwiya at 5:59 PM on Nov. 30, 2009

  • BTW you can still ovulate and not get your period and vice verse.
    Aniyunwiya

    Answer by Aniyunwiya at 6:00 PM on Nov. 30, 2009

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