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Cramping and spotting after period while breastfeeding. Normal?

Cramping and spotting after period while breastfeeding. Normal?

Probably normal: Some women stop menstruating while nursing. Most will resume after 6 months of nursing. It varies. But especially at first, it is common to more irregular, crampy cycles. ...Read more

Menstruation (Definition)

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


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When does menstrual period return after giving birth?

When does menstrual period return after giving birth?

Variable: Breast feeding delays the return of menstrual period but is not an effective form of birth control. If no breast feeding, menses usually returns in 11-12 weeks but can occur much sooner. ...Read more

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Will breast become balanced after stopping breastfeeding?

Not likely: If by balanced you mean even, then not likely. Stopping breast feeding will make both decrease in size but there is no reason to expect them to change in relation to each other. Breasts aren't even to start and breast feeding won't change that. ...Read more

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Does starting norethindrone after ovulation delay your period?

Does starting norethindrone after ovulation delay your period?

Menstrual period: Starting any hormonal medication after or before ovulation can have an effect on your next menstrual cycle. Norethindrone is a component of most oral contraceptives, so it will definitively affect your period. ...Read more

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How soon after starting camila will my period stop?

How soon after starting camila will my period stop?

Birth control: While birth control is very effective at regulating menstrual cycles Progesterone only pills can often lead to breakthrough bleeding. Most do very well and bleeding is controlled ...Read more

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When after taking medroxyprogesterone acetate should a woman start her menstrual cycle?

When after taking medroxyprogesterone acetate should a woman start her menstrual cycle?

5 days: A period should start within 5 days of the last taken pill. If not, call your md and report the lack of bleeding. ...Read more

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Menstruation start and stoped after2 days is that normal?

Menstruation start and stoped after2 days is that normal?

Can be normal: Menstrual periods tend to fluctuate as you age. Usually it goes back to normal time. If it continues for several months then get evaluated by your obgyn. ...Read more

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Restarted birth control 8 days before expected period.. Off for. 3 weeks , No period.. Cramping and light bleeding day before, is this delay normal?

Restarted birth control 8 days before expected period.. Off for. 3 weeks , No period.. Cramping and light bleeding day before, is this delay normal?

End of pack: One would expect to have a period at the end of the pack of birth control pills. Since you started your pills so close to when your period was about to start you may experience irregular bleeding the first month. Typically we don’t start birth control so close to the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Does ginger tea start your cycle again after two years?

Does ginger tea start your cycle again after two years?

TCM: Ginger root has been used in traditional chinese medicine to induce menstruation that is delayed. It has also been used in the treatment of excessively heavy periods. Recommend that you consult with an alternative medicine physician if considering use of high dose ginger to induce period. I always advise patients to also discuss use of herbals with their primary medical provider. ...Read more

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When should my breasts start producing milk after birth?

When should  my breasts start producing milk after birth?

Very soon: Although this natural response is different for every new mother, the release of oxytocin during the birth process helps to stimulate the production and release of breast milk. More importantly, however, is the colostrum that is produced before breast milk -- this rich concentrate full of antibodies for the baby's immunity can be released even before birth. ...Read more

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When does your period start getting normal again after stopping birth control?

Let me explain: After you stop taking the pill, you may have only a two-week delay before you ovulate again. Your period would follow about four to six weeks after you take the last pill. Once ovulation resumes, you can become pregnant. If this happens during your first cycle off the pill, you may not have a period at all. ...Read more

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How long after stopping taking the pill do women begin ovulating again?

How long after stopping taking the pill do women begin ovulating again?

1-3 cycles: Most women resume ovulating right after discontinuing pill, but it may be normal to take up to 3 cycles. ...Read more

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After 7days of menstrual period it is ok to start taking pills?

After 7days of menstrual period it is ok to start taking pills?

Yes: If this is your first pack you may get breakthru bleeding but keep taking the pill regularly. It also is better to use another form of contraception such as condoms during this first pack. ...Read more

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Withdrawal bleed for 3 weeks. Stopped pill, started again after bleeding ended. Possible ovulation during 3weeks of missed pills?

Withdrawal bleed for 3 weeks. Stopped pill, started again after bleeding ended. Possible ovulation during 3weeks of missed pills?

Many options: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Does pregnancy start after the missed period?

Does pregnancy start after the missed period?

Agree with Dr Kwok: It begins before & missed period is one of a # of possible symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

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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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more