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How long after you gave birth was it before you got your first period?

My son is 8 months and still nothing. Should i be worried?

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Asked by mrsjonzy at 12:20 PM on Jun. 27, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • about 6 weeks for me and I was full time breastfeeding! Anyway for most FTBF mother their period won't return until much later or even until they stop FTBF.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 12:47 PM on Jun. 27, 2009

  • I just had non stop bleeding for like 6 weeks then I got a depo shot so I haven't really had a real period yet due to the birth control.

    Answer by OwensMama824 at 1:07 PM on Jun. 27, 2009

  • It only took me 6weeks and I do breasfeed.

    Answer by Chas21 at 1:57 PM on Jun. 27, 2009

  • I bled a lot from the start then it slowed down a bit and stopped about 4 weeks PP. It's been almost 2 months since then and still nothing. I'm actually hoping it stays that way!

    Answer by HisMommy414 at 2:14 PM on Jun. 27, 2009

  • I think it depends on a lot of things. I'm breastfeeding. My son is 9 months old and I haven't gotten mine yet. My SiL has a 3 month old and got hers last week.

    Answer by AlyKen at 2:41 PM on Jun. 27, 2009

  • Its different for everyone my cousin didnt have a period for a year after she had her son, but I've had two since giving birth 6 weeks ago

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:54 PM on Jun. 27, 2009

  • 16 months. Gotta love breastfeeding!


    Answer by mama_l at 4:19 PM on Jun. 27, 2009

  • With my first dd it was 6 months to the day, I was breastfeeding. My 2nd dd just turned 5 months and still no Aunt Flow, so at least that long, lol.

    Answer by kttycat84 at 5:08 PM on Jun. 27, 2009

  • About 8 or 9 months, and I did BF.

    Answer by Love2BMommy77 at 5:15 PM on Jun. 27, 2009

  • 12 months, exclusively breastfeeding for 11 months before introducing solids (and continuing to nurse).

    Answer by MelanieLouise at 5:21 PM on Jun. 27, 2009

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