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Breastfeeding tip : Recognising a growth spurt

* You feel as though you haven't got enough
* Baby getting upset at the breast (though can be a sign of other common problems)
* Baby is breastfeeding often or almost nonstop (feel like baby is always wanting to feed)
* A baby who was previously sleeping through the night is now waking to breast feed several times
* Baby will latch and unlatch, fussing in between

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Post by gem1981 on Fri Jul 04, 2008 5:20 pm

I haven't had AF since having Daisy, and we aren't using any contraception. Is it likely that I could conceive?

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Post by angpixi on Fri Jul 04, 2008 5:46 pm

well in my experience yes! i have my third daughter as proof! i was excusivey bf my 2nd baby who was about 6 mths when i found out. i also got preg with willow while bf aeryn, though she was 18mths ish and obviously eating food too!
i didnt have AF from when i got pg with amelia until i stopped bf marianne at 2 and a half, thats over 3yrs Shocked it was a shock to the system when it eventually arrived! What a Face
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Post by emmiesmummy on Fri Jul 04, 2008 9:28 pm

In short yes..... my mum always told me theres only one really effective form of contraception its called 'get off' & keep your legs closed. I guess she forgot Im the last of 6 kids Laughing
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Post by kay on Fri Jul 04, 2008 9:42 pm

http://breastbuddies.nice-forum.com/natural-family-planning-and-other-contraception-f39/breastfeeding-and-birth-control-preventing-pregnancy-natural-t569.htm

I wouldnt rely on it as a form of contraception hun - although providing you are exclusively BF and she still feeds through the night - you are *unlikely* to conceive (take note of above posts lol!)

My AF hasnt returned yet - although something going on every few weeks Razz
We use condoms as another pregnancy would completly cripple us - if its not the end of the world for you if it was to happen - then carry on as you are :aww:

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