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1 yr PP and stll no AF

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Old 04-30-2008, 10:36 AM   #1
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1 yr PP and stll no AF

I've given birth to my dd almost 1 year ago and still have no signs of AF. I breastfeed which I know can delay getting my period but this seems rather long. After the birth of my first daughter my period started after 9 months. I know I should love this but I want to have another child very soon as I am getting older and this would be my last.
Has anyone's AF been delayed this long?

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Old 04-30-2008, 11:43 AM   #2
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Re: 1 yr PP and stll no AF

Yes, and longer! Mine doesn't come back for 2 to 2.5 years when breastfeeding.

Old 04-30-2008, 01:04 PM   #3
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Re: 1 yr PP and stll no AF

Thanks for replying and I'm shocked! 2.5 yrs! People are surprised when then find out I still haven't gotten it. All my friends who've given birth after me had their periods months ago!

Old 04-30-2008, 10:57 PM   #4
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Re: 1 yr PP and stll no AF

Breastfeeding can definitely delay it. Have you spoken to your OB about it? I've known women who were die-hard le leche league advocates and breastfed til ages 5 or 6 and did not get theirs til they were done.

Maybe your OB would have some answers or suggestions. Best of luck.

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