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Help! Can I be pregnant so soon??

(10 Posts)
Kimm2013 Sat 27-Apr-13 22:01:22


So, I have a baby who is 9months, only had one period since the birth, last period 17th feb 2013. suffer from pcos. Un protected sex, but husband was careful. Lower back pains... ?? Confused..

Zavi Sat 27-Apr-13 22:12:02

Er, do a pregnancy test hmm

or would you rather just speculate...

scaevola Sat 27-Apr-13 22:14:35

Yes, you need to POAS.

You can be fertile before the return of periods, and protection via exclusive round the clock bf is only in first 6 months.

Kimm2013 Sat 27-Apr-13 22:23:22

I was meant to get a test today! But failed to. So it's just playing on my mind.

Went to doctors regarding periods not on time, she was going to put me on the pill to help periods etc. but said to do a test.. I get the results Thursday...

Zavi Sun 28-Apr-13 08:09:14


I'm shocked that you think EBF is a form of contraception.



scaevola Sun 28-Apr-13 08:21:31


Perhaps you need to look at the WHO and NHS on using lactatinal amenhorrhea as a contraceptive (you need to scroll down to below the NFP section to reach LAM).

The NHS gives a 1:200 failure rate over the 6months it recommends it. Assuming this translates to a 4:100 per year (which is the standard way of quoting contraceptive effectiveness), if they mean 'perfect use' it is way ahead of sponge and spermicide alone, and on a par with female condom and NFP methods.

Leafmould Wed 01-May-13 16:51:05

Yes you can.

DalaHorse Wed 01-May-13 17:10:39

OP never said she was BF anyway, exclusively or not.

Also, I agree with Zavi. I don't care what the stats say, I don't think EBF is a reliable form of contraception either.

filthypig Wed 01-May-13 17:12:20

I got pg while EBF (11 months between DCs). So, yes you can be! Test!

alienbanana Wed 01-May-13 17:19:47

I've read plenty of posts on here from women who've EBF and got pg in the first 6 months.

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