A 27-year-old female asked:
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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
15 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: This is related to levels of prolactin. You can read more about it here. http://www.askdrsears.com/topics/breastfeeding/faqs/breastfeeding-fertility.
Answered on Mar 15, 2013

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