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How soon does your period start after having a baby following a fullterm, normal, healthy pregnancy?
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Varies widely
The first period after pregnancy can vary widely from person to person.
Generally 3-7 weeks is pretty normal but if you are breastfeeding then it may be delayed for a long time. You do not have to wait on a period to start birth control since there is no way to know exactly when it will come.

In brief: Varies widely
The first period after pregnancy can vary widely from person to person.
Generally 3-7 weeks is pretty normal but if you are breastfeeding then it may be delayed for a long time. You do not have to wait on a period to start birth control since there is no way to know exactly when it will come.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
2 doctors agree
In brief: Within a month
If you are not breastfeeding you can get periods within a month - people who breastfeed periods will be postponed.

In brief: Within a month
If you are not breastfeeding you can get periods within a month - people who breastfeed periods will be postponed.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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