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I have had maybe 3 periods since my son was born 15 mo. Ago, im still breast feeding at night, is this normal? Will this effect feritily in the future

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: Prolactin level

What you describe sounds pretty reasonable.
Each woman's exeperience with breast feeding is different but when nursing levels of prolactin are high, which inhibits or stops menstrual cycles. When this is the case periods resume after discontinuing or decreasing nursing, and fertility is not affected.

In brief: Prolactin level

What you describe sounds pretty reasonable.
Each woman's exeperience with breast feeding is different but when nursing levels of prolactin are high, which inhibits or stops menstrual cycles. When this is the case periods resume after discontinuing or decreasing nursing, and fertility is not affected.
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