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9 weeks postpartum and still no menstrual cycle. Is that normal?

9 weeks postpartum and still no menstrual cycle. Is that normal?

2-4 months is normal: After delivering a baby, a woman will not resume menstrual periods for months. The time could be a few or many months. It varies a great deal among women. Often, a non-breastfeeder gets her menses after 2-4 months, a typical breast-feeder has her period after 6-8 months, and the few exclusively breastfeeding moms might go a year without menses. A woman can get pregnant before first menses returns! ...Read more

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Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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Could i be pregnant again just after having a baby via c-section i had a baby via c-section 4 months ago my postpartum bleeding lasted for 5 weeks shortly after i got my menstrual cycle since then I have not got my menstrual cycle again and I have been ha

There : There is a possibility that you ovulated, and with ovulation, there is a chance for pregnancy. The only was to be sure is to take a home pregnancy test or have testing done in your doctor's office. The current recommendations for becoming pregnant after a c-section is approximately 18 months. This time allows the uterus to heal and become strong again. If you do get pregnant before that time, then you are at risk for delivering a premature baby or low birth weight baby, or experincing uterine rupture (most commonly after a trial of vaginal delivery). There are other factors involved in this risk (type of c-sec you had, anemia present after first c-sec.) your doctor will be able to give you a more definitive answer about your individual risk based on these things and others. Good luck. ...Read more

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I has 6 months baby.Still my menstrual cycle not yet started.What will be the reason? Is this normal or not?

I has 6 months baby.Still my menstrual cycle not yet started.What will be the reason? Is this normal or not?

Amenorrhea: If you are breastfeeding, this may be normal. If not, it could still be normal but i would talk to your doctor to see if there are other reasons why. ...Read more

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My last depo was July my menstrual cycle has been normal for over 6 months is it possible that it still effects me? I've been trying to conceive since

My last depo was July my menstrual cycle has been normal for over 6 months is it possible that it still effects me? I've been trying to conceive since

Yes: After stopping depoprovera periods will eventually return to normal. This may take a few months. Some start having normal cycles soon after. Others can take up to one year. ...Read more

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Bleeding nine days after a D & C after removal of placental fragments. Also still crampy. Is this normal??? 5 weeks postpartum.

Bleeding nine days after a D & C after removal of placental fragments. Also still crampy. Is this normal??? 5 weeks postpartum.

Probably: One expects minor bleeding and spotting as well as cramps after surgery. If you feel that what you are experiencing is out of the normal then schedule follow up with your surgeon for evaluation ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

Menstrual refers to monthly or lunar cycle-the approx length of the human ovulatory or egg making cycle ...Read more


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is also known as Menses. Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more