I am breastfeeding. Can I still get pregnant?

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Dear Mizz B

I have not taken birth control pills as I’m breastfeeding.

My boyfriend and I are still having sex without a condom. I want to know if I can get pregnant while I am breastfeeding?

  • Sista

Hey sista

Even though breastfeeding may delay menstruation, you can still get pregnant. Ovulation will occur before you start your menstrual cycle again. Ask your doctor for advice on the appropriate birth control method to use.

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