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Mama, homeschooler, midwife. DD (13yo), DS (11yo), DD (8yo), DD (3yo), somebody new coming in November 2013.
If you have indications or something to look for specifically they are still done, but most places don't like doing routine screening mammograms on pregnant or nursing women. They're a lot harder to read when a woman is pregnant, harder still while breastfeeding. The amount of radiation is low so it's not a huge safety issue, it's just hard to interpret while you are pregnant or breastfeeding and have all that extra tissue density.
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