Posted by: Anonymous | 2009-05-07

No period while breastfeeding

My baby is almost 12 weeks old and I am exclusively breastfeeding her. I haven' t had a period yet - is this because I am breastfeeding or does it take a while for your period to come back?
With my son, I remember my period starting sooner than this (I was also breastfeeding him)

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It is likely to be because you are breastfeeding.

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2009-05-08

Hi Annonymous,

Its because of breasfeeding. My doctor told me i wont have periods for as long as im breastfeeding. I havent had mine in 8 months. Except now i went away for a 3days without breastfeeding when i came back home i started to get my periods again. I also posted a question to the Doc because im concerd about this.

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