Breastfeeding and Periods

Elizabeth - posted on 03/04/2011 ( 1 mom has responded )

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I am currently breastfeeding my 7 month old son. I started getting my period again when he was 3 months old (November) and have had 28 day cycles in November, December and January and now, I've got nothing. I'm 5 days late. (No, I am not pregnant again, my husband is away with the Army and has been since November, I haven't had sex since then). Has anyone else had their period for a few months and then have it stop again? I'm usually so regular.

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Marcy - posted on 03/04/2011

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Yup...mine was on again off again for almost an entire year. Give it about another week or so then call your doctor. If your son has had a change in his nursing habits at all (i.e. increase/decrease) this could also be playing with your cycle. I was on birth control while nursing and my period was still all whacko. Make sure you drink lots of water, eat healthy etc etc. I am sure its nothing.

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