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A 28-year-old female asked:

im feeding my five month old baby im not having periods what shoul i take to have periods?

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Nothing: Breast feeding mothers frequently miss periods during the interim. It is nature's way to prevent a new pregnancy too close to the baby who needs your full attention. Once your breast feeding schedule lightens up, your periods will come back. Regardless, you should continue to practice safe sex to avoid pregnancy during this period.

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Last updated Jan 16, 2015

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