Period AFTer PRegnancy

April - posted on 01/04/2010 ( 4 moms have responded )

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i Had my son 10/2/09 and i have not had a period since 12/24/08. i often get worried and at random go and take a pregnancy test. they all come bck negative. i have cramps every now and again but no period. i am breastfeeding but not exclusively.so it should have been back right? has this happen to any one else?

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Lequita - posted on 01/06/2010

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i have breastfed as well as pumped. althought i have not pumped for long periods of time or anything i have not have a period since september of last year. i am also on an estrogen free birth control pill too. this may stop or may not stop my period depending on when i begin it. but if you are concerned that something is wrong you might want to check with your doctor to make sure.

Danielle - posted on 01/06/2010

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no thats normal if you are still BF, some women won't start again until a few months after fully weaning.

i still haven't got mine back and my daughter is nearly 8 months, we still BF a fair bit and i get cramps to, im just enjoying it while it lasts lol (im the same with the tests too)

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after 4 months of having my new son i have finally had a regular period. i just had weird discharge up untill now. it was so gross. it wasnt even like blood it was more of a brown/black color. i thought my body would never get back to normal but somehow it did

Bonnie - posted on 01/05/2010

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if you are breast feeding you probably will not get it back until you are done I did not get mine back until about 3 months after I finnished breast feeding

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