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do u get ur period while ur breastfeeding?

just curious when some of u ended up getting your period for the first time after giving birth ... for the breastfeeding moms.


Asked by cnv13085 at 5:28 PM on Jun. 21, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (13)
  • Some people do and some do not. I did, right at 6 weeks with all three of my kids. My sil never got one until her baby was weaned at 21 months.

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 5:29 PM on Jun. 21, 2010

  • 9 months and nothing. We nurse on demand day and night, so no more than 5 hours between sessions and on average every 2-4 hours.

    Answer by amileegirl at 5:31 PM on Jun. 21, 2010

  • My dd was 17 months when I first started my period, and my ds was 19 months. It's different for each person.

    Answer by JeanetteRene at 5:32 PM on Jun. 21, 2010

  • i nurse every 2hrs during the day and cosleep and nurse on demand at night, i have not gotten my period back and she is almost 8 months

    Answer by staciandababy at 5:32 PM on Jun. 21, 2010

  • I breastfed and started getting periods about six weeks post-partum.

    Answer by rkoloms at 5:34 PM on Jun. 21, 2010

  • I got my period just 6 weeks after delivery with my first 2 babies. I'm breastfeeding my 3rd baby who's now 6 months old and I still haven't gotten my first period.

    Answer by ThrivingMom at 5:34 PM on Jun. 21, 2010

  • With my fist two, it came at at about three or four months, even though I feed on demand and pretty-much co-sleep. The 3rd is only about a month old. We'll see!

    Answer by Hazelnutkin at 5:48 PM on Jun. 21, 2010

  • 4 breastfed babies and mine came back at different points with all of them.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:17 PM on Jun. 21, 2010

  • Mine came back at 5 months with my first baby and around 3 months with my second. I was hoping it would stay away longer.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 7:19 PM on Jun. 21, 2010

  • ALL retur dates are normal. 13 months here. I've known moms to go longer.

    Answer by gdiamante at 7:56 PM on Jun. 21, 2010