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When will I start getting my period again after delivery?

When will I start getting my period again after delivery?

Depends.: If you do not breast feed then a period usually occurs 6-8 weeks after delivery. If you breast feed you may not get a period for more than 6 mo depending upon how long you breast fieed and if you supplement. ...Read more

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Menstrual Cycle (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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How to know when do you get your period back after delivery?

How to know when do you get your period back after delivery?

Your OB doc should: Have gone over that with you at your post partum visit just like I do with all of my patients in coral springs, fl. If u are breast feeding you will not get a period until you cut way down on your breast feeding, if u are not breast feeding then u should get a period by 8-10 weeks after delivery at the latest, if you do not, then u need a workup by your OB doc. ...Read more

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Usually I don't get my period after delivery till reaching 9 months . Is it possible I may get pregnant even when I don't have period?

Usually I don't get my  period after delivery till reaching 9 months . Is it possible I may get pregnant even when I don't have period?

Yes: breast feeding after delivery is a deterrant to getting pregnant but not 100% effective. You can still ovulate when you breastfeed and get pregnant. Talk to your obgyn to discuss ideal birth control for you Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more

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I get very painful, heavy periods now. Had a c-section 2.5 years ago. It is getting worse each month since periods returned after delivery. Serious?

I get very painful, heavy periods now. Had a c-section 2.5 years ago. It is getting worse each month since periods returned after delivery. Serious?

Lots of options: You will need to see your obgyn for an exam and testing. Depending on your age and fertility plans there are lots of treatment options. Birth control pills can regulate your cycle. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iuds can minimize your periods. Lysteda is a great new hormone free drug used to stop heavy periods. If you are done with pregnancies ask if you are a candidate for an endometrial ablation. ...Read more

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What is honeymoon period for diabetic after delivery?

What is honeymoon period for diabetic after delivery?

Hormone swings: During pregnancy, weight gain and gradual hormone changes cause women with diabetes to need steadily increasing mounts of insulin. Immediately after delivery, abrupt hormone changes can mean women need little to no Insulin for up to 48 hours. By 2-3 days after delivery, women typically need just a little more Insulin than they needed before pregnancy due to leftover weight gain. ...Read more

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What to expect for first period after delivery..With symptoms i've never had before.?

What to expect for first period after delivery..With symptoms i've never had before.?

It might be heavier: The first period might be heavier due to the previous thickness of the lining of the womb during pregnancy. ...Read more

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