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Anyone with experience/views on IVF (FET) whilst breastfeeding?

(5 Posts)
Ruralninja Tue 11-Mar-14 20:13:24

We are keen to crack on with a sibling for our beautiful DD, who is 4 months old. I am EBF her and committed to doing so until she is 6 months old minimum, but ideally I would carry on until she is a year old. I have 2 frozen embryos and I have discussed breastfeeding whilst undergoing treatment for a FET cycle with my consultant. He is happy to do this, but when I discussed it with the nurses, they seemed much less confident. I would be put on progynova and I gather it can interfere with milk production. Any experience, views or knowledge on this topic? My DH is older and worried about his age and it took us 2 years to conceive DD. It is male factor and the frozen embryos are A+ quality. I would be so grateful for any thoughts.

Ruralninja Tue 11-Mar-14 21:57:56

bumpety-bump

Ruralninja Wed 12-Mar-14 09:51:40

anyone?

Jessewalt Wed 12-Mar-14 09:57:31

I have no experience in this area but I wonder if the ladies on the infertility threads might know more? You could repost there. Hope you get the answer!

moggle Wed 12-Mar-14 11:01:12

Hi, you might also find more knowledgeable people on the fertlityfriends.co.uk forum. I'm sure I've seen this question asked over there. Good luck.

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