While you might be a little less fertile, pregnancy is still a very real possibility while breastfeeding. Your menstrual cycles may be a little off, but you could still ovulate. If you're really not ready for the next pregnancy, use contraception even while breastfeeding. Talk with your healthcare provider about what methods are safe to use during this time.

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The Campaign to Prevent Unintended Pregnancy in New York City sponsored by Planned Parenthood of New York City and partners

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