My son is now a little over a month old and hubby and I are eager to ‘snuggle’ again, but I haven’t learned nfp yet. The reason for this is that we were originally planning to just let the next one happen on God’s time, without trying or preventing. We’ve now decided that it would be best to postpone, because of how difficult pregnancy was on me, because of the financial difficulties we are having right now, because of both our stress levels, and because I am suffering from depression and am, sadly, HATING motherhood right now :(.
I’m not sure where we’ll find the time or money to take classes, and I’m worried about effectively I’ll be able to use nfp in this postpartum period and while breastfeeding. So this may be a stupid question, I haven’t really looked into any of this yet, but is it possible to prevent conception using those drugstore fertility/ovulation monitors? That seems easier than all this stuff I read about taking temps and monitoring mucous, etc. I’m sure I’m not the only one who’s thought of this, so I’m guessing there’s a reason it shouldn’t be relied upon to prevent? Anybody? :shrug:
I might not have the time to reply again in this thread, so thanks in advance, I love this forum!