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Is it normal to menstrate one month but not the next while breastfeeding?

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ChristiansMum

Asked by ChristiansMum at 2:47 AM on Sep. 16, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Yes. Breastfeeding hormones interact with the rest of the hormones in your body and many women are very sensitive to them... making irregular period common.
    LindaClement

    Answer by LindaClement at 2:47 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • Yes it is. There is a whole range of "normal" while nursing, from nothing to irregular to clockwork. Any of the above can happen.
    rhianna1708

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 2:48 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • Thank you guys! I took a pregnancy test and it was negative, so I knew it wasn't that! I appreciate you helping me feel normal!
    ChristiansMum

    Comment by ChristiansMum (original poster) at 2:53 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • Yes
    momma_alie20

    Answer by momma_alie20 at 3:01 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • yep. i didn't get my period back (if you could even call it that) until about 2 months ago. it then skipped a month, and i had it just recently. dd is 26 and a half months old!!

    kyriesmommy13

    Answer by kyriesmommy13 at 6:01 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

  • Yes. I had one almost right away, after the initial stuff, and then not again until DS was 15 months old.

    mama_l

    Answer by mama_l at 9:06 AM on Sep. 16, 2010

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