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#1 of 6 Old 11-19-2007, 11:39 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Any mamas out there who have gotten pregnant again while exclusively breastfeeding & before your period returned? If so, how many months old was your baby? Were you trying to conceive? And how did you realize you were pregnant?
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my mother got pregnant with my brother while i was exclusively nursing and before she got a period. she found out she was pregnant at her 6-week post-partum appointment. that's right... my brother is 10 months younger than i.

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My mom found out she was pregnant 8 months postpartum. She had some spotting from doing to much this was #4 and she just thought it was her period. When it stopped after a day she went to the ob only to find out she was in her third trimester with #4 who was born on her due Jan 1 the rest of wre at least two weeks early..

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I was still nursing (but not exclusively -- back then she started us on cereal at 6 weeks), and mom never had a cycle between us. My sister was born 12 months and 9 days after me. Mom was feeling really worn down around Thanksgiving (I was born in May), and my aunts told her she ought to check with the doctor just in case. Well, apparently she was. So on their 2nd anniversary, my parents had a 15 month old and a 3 month old.

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I wasn't EBFing, but I did get pregnant before my period returned.
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My daughter is 19 months & breastfeeding. I haven't had a cycle since 2005 & just got a positive test!

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