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can you fall pregnant while breastfeeding?

Hi all-long time! By baby is 4 weeks today and about a week ago me n hubby had sex,he came inside me.I'm not on contraception,didn't use a jonny.they say you don't get a proper period when breastfeeding.what are your views on this?can anyone help clear up whether its likely to become preggers?
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Breastfeeding is not contraception. It can help delay your periods for a long while but to be safe I would use condoms or the pill if you are not wanting to conceive any time soon. I doubt this early you have anything to worry about but just be careful in the future.
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Most definitely you can! My doc says bc right away after there is a kind that does not harm the baby so you can still bf
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U think I shud get test or is that an overreaction?
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You might want to wait a bit longer than a week before testing, since it's unlikely.  If you happen to get your period soon, you'll know the answer without buying a test.
This was a common myth many years ago - that you couldn't get pregnant while breastfeeding, but that's the reason I have a baby (age 41) brother!  
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