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My periods are much shorter than they were before I had a baby a year ago. They used to last about a week and now its like 2 days. Did your cycle change after having kids?

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:43 PM on Oct. 25, 2009 in Health

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  • Yes, but it is longer and lighter. I used to be light one day, heavy one day and light two more days for a total of 4. Now I'm light for the first three or four and heavy one then light the other three or four.

    I wish I had my old cycle back! (Not trading for my son, though :)

    Answer by 07upsydaisy at 11:52 PM on Oct. 25, 2009

  • before kids it was really predictable and easy.

    after #2 it got really wonky and unpredictable.

    after #3 its back to clockwork but so much one is like a faucet. 7 days later someone turns that faucet off.

    Answer by hypermamaz at 12:23 AM on Oct. 26, 2009

  • After I had a baby, I had regular 28 day cycles for the first time in my life (I was 35). My periods were also lighter, shorter, with much less painful cramps.

    Answer by rkoloms at 5:51 AM on Oct. 26, 2009

  • Mine got much worse after having kids. Two weeks ago I had an ablation done.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 11:59 AM on Oct. 26, 2009

  • My period has gone haywire. I'll bleed every couple of days, sometimes really heavy, other days very very light. Im on BC but that has never really leveled me out.

    Answer by Aqua_Jen at 10:49 PM on Oct. 26, 2009

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