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Question: breastfeeding and pregnant

 kimo2076 - Wed Apr 27, 2005 2:21 pm

hi. i have a problem. my baby is 10 months old and i am breastfeeding and giving formula at the same time. i discovered i am pregnant in my second month. i don't know for how long it is safe to continue breastfeeding for me, my baby and my pregnancy. please tell me when should i stop. thanks
 Theresa Jones, RN - Wed Apr 27, 2005 5:37 pm

User avatar Hi kimo2076,
I would suggest you make the transition to formula only and discontinue breastfeeding. Nursing may induce uterine contractions which would be a undesirable event during pregnancy.

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