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    Default Any way to get period/ovulation back whilst bfing?

    I breastfeed my beautiful 3 month old dd on demand, we are looking to start trying for number 2 in around August and have to use ivf again. We have some frosties still and I was told that as long as I have a regular period back then I can transfer. I really don't want to think about having to wean my daughter at 6 months but haven't got period back yet
    Any way to encourage it back without weaning?

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    Great question, I have a 3 month old as well and want to start TTC number two later in the year but my period is still absent. So I'm subbing!

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    I've conceived twice while breastfeeding, at 11 months and 14 months.
    My first started sleeping 12 hours overnight at 6 months and about a month later AF returned. It took 4 cycles to conceive.
    My second I got AF back at 5 months, even though I was feeding every 3 hours. We started TTC at 9 months and it was 5 months before I conceived.

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    To start trying to conceive my DD with IVF I had to stop breastfeeding my DS - I fed for 9 months and my cycle didn't come back until after I completely stopped feeding.

    With DD however, my cycle came back after 6 months and whilst still BF.

    To my knowledge there isn't anything you can do to bring your cycle on, but as your DD starts stretching out her feeds, there's a good chance your cycles will return. Unfortunately you can't predict it though!


 

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