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When will I start getting my period again after giving birth?

When will I start getting my period again after giving birth?

Usu. a few months: Depending on hormonal surges and breast feeding etc, it may be a month, or it may be several. Be cautious though, as just because you do not have an active cycle, you still may be able to get pregnant, so practice safe sex. Good luck. ...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 long after giving birth should you get your period?

How long after giving birth should you get your period?

Depends: If you are not and have not breast fed, usually 6-8 weeks after delivery. When breast feeding, you may not have a cycle the whole time you are nursing full time. ...Read more

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When after giving birth should I get my period?

When after giving birth should I get my period?

4TO 10 WEEKS IF: If you are not breast feeding than it is anywhere between4to10 weeks on average.But if you are breast feeding it may take more than 6 months as it is called lactation amenorrhea. ...Read more

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About how long after giving birth should I get my period?

About how long after giving birth should I get my period?

Depends: If you are not and have not breast fed, usually 6-8 weeks after delivery. When breast feeding, you may not have a cycle the whole time you are nursing full time. ...Read more

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How many months after giving birth will i get back on my period?

How many months after giving birth will i get back on my period?

It varies: Everyone is different and if you are breastfeeing it can take 6 months to have a menses. Also, if there is any hormonal imbalance there can be a delay. Usually, within 2 months you will have a menses if you are not breastfeeding. It is possible to become pregnant even without a menses so be careful. ...Read more

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After giving birth to my eight month baby my period is become heavy what to do to get back normal?

After giving birth to my eight month baby my period is become heavy what to do to get back normal?

Time: Hopefully, in time, with decreasing hormonal surges (which may persist while breast feeding), the periods will return to normal. If they remain heavy, be sure to follow-up with your gyn dr.. Sometimes, birth control pills can be rx'd by the gyn to help regulate and control the periods too, but an exam would be needed as stated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Had sex 3 weeks after giving birth can I get pregnant even if i didn't get my first period?

Had sex 3 weeks after giving birth can I get pregnant even if i didn't get my first period?

Possible: Nursing or not, about 50% of patients can ovulate within 6 weeks of delivery. Don't take chances ! get a pregnancy test at least 10 days after unprotected intercourse (it may take that long to be positive) and see your hcp. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant 6 weeks postpartum if I did not get a period but stopped bleeding 4 weeks after giving birth?

Can I get pregnant 6 weeks postpartum if I did not get a period but stopped bleeding 4 weeks after giving birth?

Yes: Yes, definitely. You are going to release an egg from your ovary typically before you have a 'normal' menstrual cycle, so it's definitely possible to become pregnant after giving birth even without getting a period. I've had patients that have gotten pregnant just 2 weeks following delivery. ...Read more

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Since giving birth 2.5yrs ago,PMS has got v severe.Can't get out of bed days before period.Makes me dizzy,exhausted, nauseous &more.is this normal?

Since giving birth 2.5yrs ago,PMS has got v severe.Can't get out of bed days before period.Makes me dizzy,exhausted, nauseous &more.is this normal?

Not normal: To have such severe PMS. That said, though severe PMS or PMDD aren't "normal" they aren't uncommon. It would be best for you to discuss this with your GYN. There are tests that you may need as well as treatments that can help. Don't suffer! Your family needs their precious mom, and you deserve the best quality of life that you can achieve. Your doc will want to help, so get seen and heard! ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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