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I have been terrified to TTC before weaning Marsi. I had to take aspirin to get Marsi. Aspirin and breastfeeding don't mix at all. But, DH and I want to TTC pretty soon after Marsi turns one if not before. So far, I have had 2 AFs. I am amazed actually. For the first day of AF before Marsi, I was on vicoden and pretty much unable to do much of anything. I even had to take off work a lot of times for the first day of AF because of being in so much pain. Well, things couldn't have gone more opposite post Marsi. Since I was charting, I knew when I had my first PP ovulation. 9 days later AF started and I couldn't believe how easy it was!! No cramps...No clots...just a normal AF that I hadn't seen in years!! I was happy and really hoping that it wasn't a one time deal and that I might be able to just TTC instead of needing the 3 months of aspirin before TTC. Well, AF showed today and if I didn't see the evidence, I wouldn't know she was here. I am SO hopeful that the full term pregnancy with Marsi reset my uterine issues! If we have a miscarriage when we start TTC in October I will take a break to take the aspirin, but I don't think I will need the aspirin. SO...here is my official TTC post. We are 99% sure we will be TTC in October without Aspirin while I am still lactating for Marsi.
They say that you shouldn't take aspirin while breastfeeding as it can cause Rhyes syndrome in the baby. It is rare, but I am not going to put Marsi in jeopardy just for a chance to get pregnant again. I would rather wait and wean if I miscarry than put her at risk when my AF has completely changed post Marsi.