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Breast Feeding And Menstrual Cycle
Varies: It could be as soon as 2 to 4 weeks or as long as 6 months. ...Read more
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
Stopped breast feeding and the baby is 5 months old how long should it take you to get your first menstrual cycle if you haven't had it since born?
my question is is it normal to be in a menstrual cycle for about now 3 months? I went into labor last year on june i was breast feeding for about 7 months i didn't go on a menstrual cycle till i stoped breast feeding. But it has been now 3 months i
When do pregnancy hormones level out after giving birth?Im 4 months pp and my menstual cycle is regular, not breast feeding but feel hormonal still, why
Complicated: If your menstrual cycles are coming regularly then your female hormones (estrogen and progesterone) are normal. You could check your thyroid hormone. Often new moms are exhausted and sleep deprived. Post partum depression often goes unrecognized as the symptoms do not have to include crying and sadness. Discuss these items at your follow up appointment. ...Read more
I'm on my pill and i'm breast feeding but since 10 days I have bad pain in my stomach and under like menstral cycle pain is it infection opregnant?
I have not had the return of my menstral cycle. I have been breast feeding 13 months. Recently had cramps..Now sore nipples. I'm 41..Confused on sore?
Menses ; breast milk: It is not uncommon to have an absence of your period while breastfeeding. However, ovulation can still occur as well as pregnancy. Check a pregnancy test first and foremost, then when breast feeding has ceased your period will return if you are not pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am faithfully on birth control, but my period is delay by 10days now. I am also breast feeding. I feel tired and my last menstrual flow was very hea?
Birth control : Need more information to help. Talking to one of us or your OB is probably better ...Read more
I am on my 3rd day of taking a progesterone only birth control pill because i'm breast feeding. Is menstural cramping, no bleeding, normal this early?
Cramping.....: ......Can result from the pill, uterine iinfection, or other gyn issues. See your doctor if symptoms worsen or persist. ...Read more
Several options: This is very common in the first week or two of breastfeeding, as the skin needs to 'toughen up.' A very common cause of nipple pain is an improper latch. Make sure that your baby opens his mouth wide when latching. There are creams with lanolin that soothe sore nipples. Also rubbing expressed breast milk and exposure to air helps. You might also have your doctor check for a yeast infection. ...Read more
Diet AND exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more
Prenatal vitamins: Prenatal vitamins are recommended during breast feeding. The breast milk will begin to strip some nutrients from your body (calcium from your bones, etc) & these vitamins assure you will have enough of these specific nutrients available so the baby can get them in adequate amounts & not deplete your body in the process. ...Read more
To gain weight: Breastfeeding usually takes approx 500 extra calories per day (eg glass of milk and a peanut butter sandwich). Gaining weight requires eating more calories than your body needs to maintain its metabolism. If you are having appetite issues due to depression also seek out help. Here are two helpful websites http://ppdsupportpage.Com/ http://www.Postpartum.Net/. ...Read more
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
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
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