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is this my period?

On sat i had a spot of blood, and same for sunday. yesterday monday, i had blood like i get when i am on my period, i have a headache which i normally get before i start my period. and i have cramps. I had my daughter 7 weeks ago and started my birth control(the pill) 3 weeks ago when she was 4 weeks old. I had an increase in discharge 3 days ago. Is this my period?
i formula feed . and when i checked last night on the pad it was brown but on the toliet paper it was blood and this morning there is blood on the pad.

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mommy2be77

Asked by mommy2be77 at 1:24 PM on Apr. 6, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • uhhh..... yeah, yeah it is. jk. seriously? you know your body better than anyone else.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:58 PM on Apr. 6, 2010

  • It sounds like it is. When you start BC your body will take some time to adjust. So it could be irregular for a month or two.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 2:05 PM on Apr. 6, 2010

  • It probably was. I just had my first period in 16 months and it was similar to what you described. I thought it was implantation bleeding at first followed by a miscarriage. I had NO signs of a period, just started spotting then a few days later, full on bleeding.
    Your body just needs to adjust. You just had a baby so your body is really out of whack. I think they say your period should start roughly 6wks after delivery? If that's true, you sound fine.
    Marix3

    Answer by Marix3 at 2:29 PM on Apr. 6, 2010

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