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Q: 10 weeks post partum and pregnancy symptoms

i had my baby 10 wonderful weeks ago. i am exclusively breastfeeding. around a month ago, i had what felt like period pains and thought that period would come but it didnt, i got similar pains about a week later but still no period. now i am experiencing a raised temp and nausea in mornings. i have been having unprotected sex as i thought breastfeeding was a contraceptive......i also needed fertility treatment to helpme ovulate when i concieved before. is this just wishful thinking or could i br pregnant? opinions welcome x

This question was asked Nov. 27, 2016 9:04pm
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Answered by andycooper5 - Aug. 24, 2017 2:41pm
It is perhaps a highly rare chance to concieve while breastfeeding. I will rather say you got lucky here, because it is with just a few women that convieve after first having an IVF, and still breast feeding. Although, this might not be true until vefore yoy take a pregnancy test and verify with your gynaecologist. If this is the case, and you are happened to be naturally pregnant i will suggest you a very thoroughly taken care of pregnancy. Make sure you are safe at every point of time. And watch out for any or evrry symptom happening within your body.

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Answered by Mammoth - Dec. 1, 2016 6:34pm
It's possible.... if you had PCOS for example, your hormones may be different now. My eggs are rubbish, so damn sure that wouldn't happen for me!

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Answered by estone - Dec. 1, 2016 12:31am
I was EB my son and didn't have a period, then conceived my daughter. Breastfeeding is definitely not a contraceptive. I would take a test.

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Answered by Angela18 - Nov. 28, 2016 1:16am
If you are nursing it should be more unlikely that you wouldn't conceive, but yes it happens to some women. If your baby has changed nursing schedules, for example, then it might get your cycle started or if you use the pump instead of actual suckling can sometimes do it. I personally don't start my cycle till 14 months postpartum, my best friend was like 6 months and that's because she also had to pump due to going back to work. And for me, I ovulate first when getting my cycle back so if concerned, take a test :). Good luck to ya!

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