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I have not had a postpartum period yet, 8 weeks.

I'm 8 weeks postpartum. I'm not breastfeeding but I did on and off for about two weeks. My husband and I have had intercourse since I was two weeks postpartum. Although we normally used protection, a time or two we just used the withdrawal method. I know I could be pregnant since that's not adequate birth control. How long did it take for you to have your period after having your baby and how long did you breastfeed?

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Asked by acurran88 at 12:55 PM on Apr. 21, 2010 in Health

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  • Yeah, be careful. But it took me until yesterday and my son is 6 1/2 months old. Stopped breastfeeding at 3, 3 1/2 months.

    Answer by preggoandfat at 1:03 PM on Apr. 21, 2010

  • I breastfed for 18 mos, af came back at 11

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 1:07 PM on Apr. 21, 2010

  • I got my period at 5 weeks post-partum with both kids; one was formula-fed, the other breastfed.

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 1:10 PM on Apr. 21, 2010

  • Are you breastfeeding? You may not get a period until a few months or not at all until the baby weens. Either way take hpt test. I started mine at 6 months pp but its very irregular i skipped a month at 7.

    Answer by Crystal8327 at 1:18 PM on Apr. 21, 2010

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