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When will i start getting my period again?

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Dr. Amy Herold
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After breastfeeding: Some women get their period back within a few months, some women don't get it for almost a year or more. If you are still breastfeeding you will likely not get your period until you stop or until you are feeding less frequently than every 5 hours or so, usually once your baby starts sleeping through the night.
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Few mos after birth: Depending on hormonal surges and breast feeding etc, it may be a month, or it may be several. Be cautious though, as just because you do not have an active cycle, you still may be able to get pregnant, so practice safe sex. Good luck.

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If my period stopped early, will it start up again?

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Flow: Flow that you see is dependent on the amount. Transit time from your cervix to the "outside" may take up to 48 hours. So yes, it may appear to stop due to the amount and transit time, and then appear to " restart".
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Why do I get a cold when I start my period?

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When will you get your period after m/c?

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Varies: The first period after a miscarriage usually comes 2-8 weeks after. It is often abnormal -- too long or too short and too heavy or too light. Things get back to normal after that.
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Can you explain how to get my period to start?

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