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had baby 8 weeks ago, lochia stopped 6 weeks, now sudden bright red heavy bleeding, bf'ing exclusively, no bc pills, no cramps. is this a period?

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Dr. Jie Xu
Dr. Jie Xu answered
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could be.: Due to recent birth as well as breastfeeding, you will likely experience anovulatory bleeding, which can be heavy and irregular. Let your doctor know if the bleeding is extremely heavy, where you are soaking pads/tampons every hour. Take care!
Answered on Oct 4, 2016

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