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A 27-year-old female asked:

Light bleeding 1 week before period. currently breastfeed my 14 mo but not exclusively. last month period came 2 weeks late, usally always regular?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Breast feeding: Irregular periods are quite common when someone is breastfeeding. The ovaries are “turned off” to some degree when breastfeeding. Ovulation can still occur. Consider birth control for cycle regulation and pregnancy prevention

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