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#31 of 32 Old 01-18-2005, 01:37 PM
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Originally Posted by tomsgirl
Actually, I'm not sure if that's completely accurate. Check out the section on Getting Pregnant on www.kellymom.com.

Also, stress does not lead to infertility. Stress can delay ovulation, however,

Oh, and I found the study the mentions the 41%. It does not say that chances of conception are 41% lower.
Thank you. I knew that 41% figure had to be wrong. It had me scared for a while.
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The study's abstract says that "41% of first ovulations had luteal phase defects." Since the transition to fertility is gradual, this makes complete sense. I've done some looking, and I can't find ANYTHING about fertility levels during nursing other than 1st menses, 1st ovulation, and fertility after weaning info. What about those of us that have been nursing for a while and have had AF return? :

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