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If am breast feeding and have not got my period in 2-3 months is it still safe to have unprotected sex

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Asked by Yoan23 at 12:51 PM on Dec. 5, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • to avoid pregnancy? no. breastfeeding is not 100% birth control.

    Answer by keisha613 at 12:52 PM on Dec. 5, 2010

  • NO!! You ovulate before you have your period! My period came back after 4 weeks, and I was EBFing. Breastfeeding is NOT a form of birth control.

    Answer by musicpisces at 12:53 PM on Dec. 5, 2010

  • No----you will need protection. My MIL thought it woulld be okay as long as she breast fed and didn't get her period,and she got pregnant within a few weeks of the birth of her first baby. Same thing happened to so many women. USe birth control.

    Answer by kerp1960 at 12:53 PM on Dec. 5, 2010

  • Anytime you have unprotected sex you have the possibility of getting pregnant. If you don't want to have another baby, use protection.

    Answer by Scuba at 12:54 PM on Dec. 5, 2010

  • go right ahead if u want another baby

    Answer by aprilsalcro at 12:55 PM on Dec. 5, 2010

  • No

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 12:59 PM on Dec. 5, 2010

  • My midwife told me that as long as I was EBF (meaning no solids/purees introduced), and I had not started my period, AND it was before DS turned 6 months old, that BF works for BC. But all of those three things must be in order for BF BC to work, if not, then it doesn't work for BC.

    Answer by -Eilish- at 1:03 PM on Dec. 5, 2010

  • BTW ... The midwife has over 30 years experience as a CNM and is also a RN.

    Answer by -Eilish- at 1:04 PM on Dec. 5, 2010

  • not a good idea, i have a friend that has kids 13 months apart because she figured she'd be okay... she never got a period

    Answer by lovemylilman06 at 1:10 PM on Dec. 5, 2010

  • It is a reprieve from the monthly. Your chances are limited of getting pregnant, but not 100%. When you are breastfeeding, the body tricks itself into thinking that you are pregnant. I just had a iud put in and my baby is now three months. I didn't get pregnant. My so and I don't use condoms. I was actually worried when I went in to the doctors office to get the iud put in. They gave me a pregnancy test before they placed it.blank stare


    Answer by sexyfancyface at 1:39 PM on Dec. 5, 2010

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