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How long should it take to get your period back after having a baby?

How long should it take to get your period back after having a baby?

At least 4-6 months: A good balanced diet with proper nutritional supplements with a course of exercise perhaps emphasizing core strengthening under the supervision of a personal trainer performed over a period of time to allow reasonable recuperation from the effects of pregnancy ( a minimum of 4-6 months) is a reasonable approacch. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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


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How long should it take to get your period back after having a baby?

How long should it take to get your period back after having a baby?

Depends: If you breastfeed exclusively it is impossible to know if/when your menses will resume. If not breastfeeding, then most women will conceive by 6-8 weeks after delivery. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a super super heavy period after having a baby! I'm 3 months post partum and going through a super tampon every 45 min - ?

Is it normal to have a super super heavy period after having a baby! I'm 3 months post partum and going through a super tampon every 45 min - ?

Not normal: Is this the first period since delivery? Was everything ok with delivery and did bleeding stopped as expected afterwards? Were your periods heavy before preg.? Periods can become a bit heavier after pregnancy but a tampon every 45 min seems a lot. I'd see your OB-GYN, esp. if heavy bleeding continues, cramping, fever, dizzy or weak. ...Read more

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How to increase pregnancy chance while EBF with no post partum period. Baby is currently night weaned and eats every 2 1/2 hours.

How to increase pregnancy chance while EBF with no post partum period. Baby is currently night weaned and eats every 2 1/2 hours.

Tough one: if actively breast-feeding and no menses since delivery you are not ovulating and thus unlikely to conceive or become pregnant. Sorry. Enjoy the bonding time with the one you have. Breast feeding so very important to your child especially for the first year of life. No real way to make your periods (and ovulation) start up again safely. Let nature take its course. Dr. R ...Read more

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I had my baby 8 weeks ago. I'm not breast feeding & had post partum bleeding for 3 weeks. When could i expect my period?

I had my baby 8 weeks ago. I'm not breast feeding & had post partum bleeding for 3 weeks. When could i expect my period?

Depends: Depends on how fast you heal . If you are not anemic and pretty healthy , you may see a period within the month. If you are taking birth control, depending upon what it is, this may affect your cycle. Check with you provider for this discussion. ...Read more

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Hey I am 17 and get a period every other month once a month and only for 3 days is that normal and can I have babies ?

Hey I am 17 and get a period every other month once a month and only for 3 days is that normal and can I have babies ?

Yes: This means you only ovulate, or produce an egg, once every other month. A period can last from 3-7 days and be normal. You will be able to become pregnant during the month that you ovulate ...Read more

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We've planned to have had babies and did sex (open) since 3 months. I couldn't get pregnant. Instead, my menstruation period is fast (30th, 20th, & 18th day) after we have started sex (open).

We've  planned to have had babies and did sex (open) since 3 months. I couldn't get  pregnant. Instead, my menstruation period is fast (30th, 20th, & 18th day) after we have started sex (open).

Be patient: The cited average is 6 mo of trying before pregnancy and that include earlier and later successes. If you try for a year or more without luck, it may be time for you and husband to be evaluated at a fertility center.It takes 2 and a problem with either can stand in the way. ...Read more

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