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Old 11-17-2003, 01:46 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I know your chances of getting pg (not using bc) is 1% if your baby eats at least every 4 hours during the day, and 6 hours during the night... no pacifiers, bottles, solids etc until baby turns 6mo.

What about after that? Ds is still ebf, no pacifier, no solids, eats at least twice during the night (between 11-6). Tonight the condom busted ( TMI!) and it worried dh. I guess all that kegelling has worked! :LOL

Does anyone have a statistic?

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I don't have the statistic but I doubt you have to worry. It goes up very slowly sfter six months ad as long as your baby is under a year and nursing frequently you most likely will have a warning period before you ovulate the first time.

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I don't have the statistic but I doubt you have to worry. It goes up very slowly sfter six months ad as long as your baby is under a year and nursing frequently you most likely will have a warning period before you ovulate the first time.
Whew! On one hand, I don't think I should worry because dh and I aren't the most fertile couple on earth when I'm not bf'ing or just bf'ing a couple times/day (took three months both times) but then again... you know how that goes.

I'd love to have lactation ammorrhea for long time.
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