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Getting your period back whild breastfeeding....

My daughter is almost 10 months old and has two meals a day along with exclusive nursing. my son was the same way but when he was 8 almost 9 months old I was going to get my period back but ended up pregnant with my daughter. i still havent gotten my period with her....was it the same with all your kids or different?

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Softwater

Asked by Softwater at 6:05 PM on Jul. 17, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • i got my period while nursing
    megan1089

    Answer by megan1089 at 6:06 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • I have my period back now but have been nursing for 2 and a half years. I didn't see a period well over year from the start of nursing and it has only just come back on a regular basis although it is based further apart than before and much lighter. This however I think is also down to have a much cleaner diet too.
    keyaziz

    Answer by keyaziz at 6:08 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • It's different with each kid. I got mine back at 13 months and had haven't had one in 6 weeks and I know I am not pregnant.
    MsHouseWife

    Answer by MsHouseWife at 6:19 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • My period returned 3 months after DS was born. I nursed for 31 months. Every mom is different.
    beckie66

    Answer by beckie66 at 6:22 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • I got mine back after 6 weeks, and it lasted 9 fing days!!!!!!!
    KairisMama

    Answer by KairisMama at 6:47 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • I got mine back 2 months after I delivered.
    serioussifL

    Answer by serioussifL at 7:55 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • I got mine back fast after having my last kid. I'm nursing exclusively. It's different with each kid.
    MamaNata

    Answer by MamaNata at 10:18 PM on Jul. 17, 2010

  • I had mine back 4 weeks after having the lochia clear up :/ urgh....
    Everybody is different tho;)
    Leeshamak

    Answer by Leeshamak at 11:07 AM on Jul. 19, 2010

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