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Can Breastfeeding Make My Period Irregular
My baby is 7mnths, im breastfeeding, having irregular periods, and i wish to get pregnant asap.Does breastfeeding cause irregular period? Wat can I do?
Yes, but normal: Breastfeeding can suppress ovulation, causing irregular or no periods while breastfeeding. This will make it harder to get pregnant. The less you breastfeed your baby, the more likely your periods and fertility will return to normal. However the breastmilk that your baby is getting is the best nutrition for him, so i would recommend you keep breastfeeding. ...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
I have a paragaurd IUD and am still breastfeeding my period returned about 4 months postpartum and was light and irregular but this past one now at 6 ?
I had my tubes removed after I had my son, we breastfed and I just had my period 5 months pp but now i'm a few days late. I know breastfeeding can mess with your cycle but with having my tubes removed give me irregular cycles?
Will my wife's periods not become consistent until she stops breastfeeding? Trying for #2 and it's hard since her cycles have been irregular. They seem to be around 30-40 days. Ovul. kits don't work.
Breast feed & preg: very difficult to figure out. when is best time in this situation. Breastfeeding naturally supresses ovulation that is probably why the ovulation kits are not working if she is still breastfeeding. I would continue to try, and enjoy the trying. Try not to get too stressed about it. That also makes it tougher to conceive. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I m 26 yrs old..married n ve a 9 mths old baby..i m breastfeeding..my periods are irregular..i didnt get my periods last mth..nw i m 54 days late.
I am having very heavy and irregular periods I get them twice a month exclusively breastfeeding I want to know if that's normal?
I am having a tickly cough. My periods have also been very irregular. I have been breastfeeding for 15 months, also tired and hot flashes. cancer?
Irregular periods > 1 year, orange nipple discharge 6mos, &self-diagnosed fibrocystic breasts 6mos. Quit breastfeeding 1.5 yrs ago. What's happening?
Failure to ovulate: Irregular periods usually are because of irregular or unpredictable ovulation, also known as pcos, which is an acronym for polycystic ovarian syndrome. In your particlular case, pregnancy needs to be ruled out and you probably need to see your health care providet to make obtain a diagnosis and treatment plan. About 1% of patients with your symptoms would have an elevated prolactin causing this. ...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