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#1 of 7 Old 11-19-2007, 11:44 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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I'm encouraged to see no responses to this yet!

(everyone in my old ddc is saying right now, 'that's it! she's the first to get pregnant again!' haha!)
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Hi-
I got pregnant with my second child while exclusively breastfeeding. My first child was almost 9 months at the time. My period had returned by then. My period always returns within 4 months of having a baby, and I always exclusively breastfeed!
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I had some bleeding right around a year PP. Not sure if I ovulated or not. We started trying shortly after and I began charting to find that I wasn't ovulating. I began taking Vitex liquid 2 droppers full 3x a day. I did this for about 17 days, all while charting, and I actually O'ed, and subsequently became pregnant. My DD was then 15 months old. I am now due in July! HTH.

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I am very pleased to read that this is a possibility...I have an 18 month old who I bf'd until 16 months without havingmy period..doc said I had to wean to get back my fertility...still haven't had a ppaf other than some light spotting , but this thread gives me hope that everything may fall into place when the time is right!
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