Jul 16, Ok I know when you first have the baby you get cramps while breastfeeding due to your uterus shrinking but lately I have been getting cramps. Feb 4, For first-time moms, afterbirth cramping is usually mild. baby, you may experience more intense, menstrual-like cramps while breastfeeding. Sep 5, And strange things definitely happen while you're breastfeeding. While you may be used to some postpartum cramps, if it happens specifically. Signs You Are Ovulating While Breastfeeding (This is actually a good thing: The cramps brought on by breastfeeding help your uterus shrink to normal size more quickly, reducing your risk of postpartum. Dec 31, Breastfeeding is another cause for pains and cramps after pregnancy. The baby's sucking stimulates the production of oxytocin, which leads to. Jun 13, The World Health Organization recommends that women breastfeed their children for at least two years. Some women become pregnant again.