Could I be pregnant again 2 months after delivery? Please share your opinions and experiences!!

Maryline - posted on 08/14/2012 ( 5 moms have responded )




Hi! I gave birth on June 20th to a beautiful baby girl. I'm breastfeeding her and it's going great. I started taking Micronor (mini pill) very recently. Apparently the first 2 days don't count, that it's like being unprotected, and after that it's "safe" to have sex again. Something funny happened (well it is and isn't all at once, you'll understand, and please don't judge!). I took the pill on Thursday and Friday at night, but on Saturday I didn't. I had left my pills on the kitchen table to make sure I wouldn't forget to take them. However, that day I couldn't find them at all. I looked everywhere! I searched for 3 hours, and was panicking, since my hubby and I had unprotected sex the day before! I suspect my mother in law lost them. I love her but she's a clean freak and ALWAYS cleaning up behind us, cleaning our house (she always wants to help, I'm not complaining!) Could I be pregnant again? During those days it seemed like I had ovulation type discharge, an it takes 1 time, right?! Can ovulation happen soon after delivery even though I'm breastfeeding? I know anything can happen... No matter what happens, I'll accept it! :)


Amy - posted on 08/14/2012




I actually believe that you need to be on the pill for a month before you are fully protected. Also with the micropill you have to take it at the same time everyday because it's not as effective as the regular pill so the fact that you missed an entire day could absolutely leave you unprotected. Good luck.

Christie - posted on 08/14/2012




You absolutely can get pregnant right after you deliver. My two youngest are one year and 25 days apart! Good luck to you either way!

Lacye - posted on 08/14/2012




They actually say that the first 6 weeks after you have a baby is one of the most fertile times you can have (or at least that is what I've heard). I do know a woman who got pregnant 3 weeks after she had her child. You might want to talk to your doctor about it just to be on the safe side.


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Jodi - posted on 08/15/2012




I agree with Amy. With any pill, you have to have been on it for a full cycle before it will protect you. Breastfeeding is also not protection against ovulation. You can ovulate at any time after the birth of the baby. So yes, you could be pregnant.

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