Sharon George

"Can I get pregnant when breastfeeding?" - Your breastfeeding questions answered.

written by Sharon George

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As Mum’s ourselves, we know what an intimidating prospect feeding your baby can be. Whether you opt for breastfeeding as Sam did or, if you can’t like Aly, the chances are you will attempt breast-feeding at some stage of motherhood.

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So, we decided to draw up a list of all the questions we had when it came to breast feeding and put them to Sharon George from the London Lactation Consultants, so that we could ensure that you had the best advice possible in an easy to digest format.

We are not saying ‘Breast Is Best’, what we are saying is that if you have any questions about breast feeding, we hope our breast feeding series might help you to answer them.

In the seventh installment from our breastfeeding series, Sharon answers “Can i get pregnant when breastfeeding?”

Can I get pregnant when breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding is a very reliable method of contraception and research has shown it to be more effective than the pill or barrier methods.

However, like with any contraception there are some rules that we need to follow to be sure.

These are set out really clearly on this website from the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action:
http://www.waba.org.my/resources/lam/

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