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Breastfeeding and ovulation

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  • Amy-jo's Mommy 01-09-05 | 03:23 PM
  • Hi Everybody!

    I am currently breastfeeding my 22 month old daughter.

    I have AF every 28 days for the past 19 months and I have EWCM on day 12,13, and 14 of my cycle.

    Do you think I am ovulating?
  • cat cat's Avatar 01-10-05 | 11:16 PM
  • Based on the EWCM and its timing, my guess is yes... but I would try charting your temp as well (if you can) to see whether you're having the classic ovulation pattern. Are you TTC?
  • NicholeMatthew NicholeMatthew's Avatar 01-11-05 | 02:01 PM
  • I would guess yes. Your cycles are regular, and your daughter is old enough where she isn't nursing like a newborn (ie. 1 time per day vs. every 3 hours) Temping would be definate... but normally by 3 mos a bf mother can't use breastfeeding as a "birth control".

    I've been nursing when pregnant two times now... and am currently tandam nursing my 2 year old and my 2 month old.
  • AMomInLove AMomInLove's Avatar 01-11-05 | 10:43 PM
  • You are ovulating if you are getting AF regularly....YUP!
     

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