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Old 09-10-2003, 01:21 PM   #1
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Post How long after baby before 1st period

My son has just turned 4 months and my period has not returned. I am breastfeeding but he is now eating cereal and sleeping 9 - 10 hours at night. Any ideas? My husband and I would like to have another baby soon so they are close together.

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Old 09-10-2003, 02:48 PM   #2
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Your period could be delayed because of breast feeding. Are you sure that you are not pregnant right now? Usually after you stop bleeding from delivery you have a cycle like normal. One month after you stop bleeding. Breastfeeding can some times hinder getting pregnant but is not a sure fire birth control method. Maybe you should test if you haven't yet. Good luck with the results!

 
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Hello! most women resumme with a normal cycle any where from 6-8 weeks after she delivers. I breast fed and my af arrived 4 weeks after I gave birth but not all breastfeeding moms get their period back until they stop breastfeeding. I would call your doctor if you have any concerns of being pg again so he can do a blood test and maybe you can start from there. Good luck

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