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A 27-year-old female asked:

Baby is 8 months old and i have yet to get a period. i am mainly breastfeeding. is this normal?

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Dr. Devang Patel
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: This is related to levels of prolactin. You can read more about it here. http://www.askdrsears.com/topics/breastfeeding/faqs/breastfeeding-fertility.

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