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Should I be getting a period?

Hi, ive been breast feeding for 3 months and on the mini pill for a week and a half. i've been bleeding for a week now, is this normal? i really didn't think i would get a period!

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 4:40 PM on Mar. 28, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • After my first 2 babies, I started a regular period like clockwork just 6 weeks after delivery and I breastfed. I also got pregnant while BFing too. I'm now BFing my 3rd baby and more than 3 months PP I still haven't had a period. Some women have regular periods while BFing, some have some spotting, and some have no periods until months after weaning. All can be quite normal.
    ThrivingMom

    Answer by ThrivingMom at 5:37 PM on Mar. 28, 2010

  • There is a whole range of what's "normal". Some women never get a period til they wean, and others get it back right away.
    raybird1031

    Answer by raybird1031 at 4:45 PM on Mar. 28, 2010

  • If you are still nursing then it is very possible that you will not get a period for a VERY long time or you could get one tomorrow. With both my children I did not get my period until about 15 months old and they were both still nursing at the time.
    aeneva

    Answer by aeneva at 6:27 PM on Mar. 28, 2010

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