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Old 03-13-2011, 09:04 AM   #21
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My OB has always told me that EBF is NOT effective birth control ( and my friend got pregnant while EBFing, and never had a cycle)! So unless you are ok with the chance of getting pregnant quickly again, I wouldn't take the chance!!


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Old 03-13-2011, 05:07 PM   #22
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Re: EBF as birth contrl first 6 months

my son was borm in oct 2010, i got my period in december, even though i was EBF. two weeks later, prego with #2! due oct 2011. ayayay!!
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Old 03-16-2011, 09:27 AM   #23
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Re: EBF as birth contrl first 6 months

my ob said that it is *mostly* effective as long as you aren't taking a 7 hour break from nursing. If baby is not eating for 7 hours together your body starts up again and you can get prego.

and i never had a period between my two boys... they'd ask me when the start of my last period was and I'd be like.... "uuhhhhhh...... more than a year ago."
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