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How long after you have a baby do you have your first menstrual period again?

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Dr. Mary Vanko
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Menses

If you are nursing, you may not get a menses for many months.
If you bottlefeed you may get a cycle between 6 and 12 weeks.

In brief: Menses

If you are nursing, you may not get a menses for many months.
If you bottlefeed you may get a cycle between 6 and 12 weeks.
Dr. Mary Vanko
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Dr. James Mirabile
Gynecology

In brief: Cycle after baby

Your menstrual cycle usually will return to normal approximately 6 to 8 weeks after your delivery.
This is dependent though on how you feed your baby. Breast feeding mothers may have months till they begin their menstruation whereas formula feeding is more commonly associated with return of cycles within the first 2 months postpartum.

In brief: Cycle after baby

Your menstrual cycle usually will return to normal approximately 6 to 8 weeks after your delivery.
This is dependent though on how you feed your baby. Breast feeding mothers may have months till they begin their menstruation whereas formula feeding is more commonly associated with return of cycles within the first 2 months postpartum.
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