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Is it normal to have an irregular period after labor and IUD insertion?

I had a normal period about a month and a half after labor. I got an IUD while on my period. Now it's been 6 weeks and I haven't gotten another period. I'm worried that I might be pregnant. I'm breastfeeding, and I know that this may be making my hormones a little kooky and therefore affecting my cycle.

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Asked by plantgirl at 3:37 PM on Mar. 23, 2009 in Health

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  • Yes very normal. Especially with the hormonal (mirena) IUD.

    Answer by missyizzy at 3:50 PM on Mar. 23, 2009

  • Thanks for the info, ladies. Puts my mind at ease!

    Answer by plantgirl at 2:48 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

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