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how long until you had your period?

i just had my baby almost 5 weeks ago and my bleeding stopped completely at week 3 and lasted for about 1 week and now im bleeding again for the past 2 days..its bright red fresh blood, im having mild cramping like i would with periods b4 baby and craving not BF and during the week i wasnt bleeding me and hubby had am i just bleeding again becuz we "shook"(his words) things up or am i really getting my period this early? oh and its not anything heavy, its "normal"

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Asked by MaciesMommy09 at 3:09 AM on Jul. 7, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I bled off and on for about 6 wks post-partum. What you're going through is normal, I thought it was my period too. If it's bright, most likely you were lifting something you shouldn't or working too hard (my case also).

    I am now 6 months post-partum and still haven't had a period, and I'm not breast-feeding anymore (not since 2 months post-partum).

    Answer by srhmldndo at 11:40 AM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • Normal. Mine came back instantly and lasted for 6 solid weeks. Every woman's body is different. Dont' worry about it unless the bleeding becomes extremely heavy and bright red. Then see you OB

    Answer by lighthousemom3 at 11:35 AM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • My period came back a month after I had mt dd. It was like 2 days after my bleeding from birth stopped. Make sure you use birth control unless u want another one!! :)

    Answer by stepmom929 at 10:52 AM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • my period came back instantly the following month after giving birth too and i'm bf'ing too.

    Answer by mschanng at 7:05 AM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • ANY return date is normal. and when you're not breastfeeding expect your period earlier rather than later.

    Answer by gdiamante at 4:10 AM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • I bled for about two or three weeks. Then I didn't anymore. I breastfed my son until this current week, and am now four months pregnant. The last time I bled was the two weeks after my son was born. I never did have a returning period.

    Answer by LucasMama08 at 3:37 AM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • I bled for more than six weeks, then spotted on and off, then had a period at three months.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:30 AM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • after I had my baby I was bleeding for about 2 weeks and after that stoped I started my normal period same date and all the next month

    Answer by looovemybabies at 3:21 AM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • 3 months

    Answer by jdrae13 at 3:09 AM on Jul. 7, 2009

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