U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
AL
A 31-year-old female asked:

Normal? i've had 2 pp periods (son is 20 mo.) & i'm still nursing. after daughters birth, i had 2 & got preg @17 mo. pp. 42 day cycles after both kids

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gilson Girotto
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Not abnormal: This is not abnormal. Often women will have pp periods even when nursing. In your case, you already have the history of this happening previously with your daughter. The length between periods can also change at times, depending on your hormone levels. if you are having occasional periods, even when nursing, and you don't plan on getting pregnant, I would recommend other contraception (condom).

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated May 7, 2015

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.