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Can a woman get pregnant while breastfeeding?

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Yes. Even though breastfeeding may suppress or delay menstruation, you can still get pregnant. Ovulation will occur before you start having menstrual periods again, so follow your doctor's recommendation on the appropriate method of birth control to use.

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