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Old May 31st, 2013, 07:41 AM   1
Jess19
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Breastfeeding baby, not preventing another :-)


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I would like to start a thread for anyone breastfeeding and ntnp for another little one,
DH and I have discussed another but not for a few more months (like this fall or winter)
Ands with no cycles *no af yet. Idk what's going on!

I think that I'm going to bust out the bbt just to see if I'm ovulating. I've been having lots of O symptoms but no return of af.
Actually about a week ago I had fertile cm and ovulation pains! So maybe! !!



 
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Old Jun 1st, 2013, 08:44 AM   2
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Yup, I'm BF and NTNP. My AF's have returned. I'm temping/charting this cycle just to see what my body is up to but we're not timing BD'ing or anything.



 
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Old Jun 1st, 2013, 13:09 PM   3
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Was it a normal cycle? I heard that your LP can be shorter while breastfeeding.



 
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Old Jun 1st, 2013, 13:17 PM   4
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I'm not sure about my first AF but my second was 23 days long. I'm hoping this cycle is a bit longer but I'm under a lot of stress too which isn't helping.



 
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Old Jun 4th, 2013, 01:11 AM   5
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Hi. i'm breastfeeding and ntnp too. still haven't had af and starting to feel a little desperate already. i wanted the next one pretty much straight away.



 
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Old Jun 4th, 2013, 07:49 AM   6
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I've been doing a lot of reading and from what I gather if baby is sleeping through the night fertility might return but if it didn't return than stopping breastfeeding might be the only way for cycles to return

Idk if Im ready to stop yet. My daughter has been sleeping through the night since 3 weeks and I don't think my cycles are going to return.
I have had ovulation signs but no AF
And while they say fertility will start to return the LP will be shorter because the lack of progesterone.

But .... anything is possible! Nursing still isn't 100% effective in preventing pregnancy.



 
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Old Jun 4th, 2013, 10:55 AM   7
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My DD also sleeps through the night but my AF returned 2 weeks after the PP bleeding stopped. I have ovulation signs but I don't know if I'm actually ovulating. I get random spotting aswell. Like today for example; I have EWCM but I'm spotting aswell. This happened last cycle too.



 
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Old Jun 4th, 2013, 11:12 AM   8
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That is a little strange, could it be spotting from ovulation? I've heard of that



 
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Old Jun 4th, 2013, 11:48 AM   9
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I've heard of it too. I've never had it before so it's new to me if it is. I would buy OPK's to find out but I think DH would kick my arse!



 
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Old Jun 4th, 2013, 22:05 PM   10
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Yeah my lo sttn but still no return of af. my first two kids are 13 months apart so i thought it'd be easy getting pregnant again this time but Im a lot older now. I had a couple of weeks of spotting but that stopped eight days ago.
Is anyone doing anything to help? I'm taking Vitex and maca...



 
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