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Did anyone else get hot flashes after they had a baby?

I am 23 and I'm pretty sure it's not menapause... But I would get hotflashes while prego and they haven't left. I'm ALWAYS warm too it feels like. Any one else have this problem? My son is almost 2!

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June_Mama09

Asked by June_Mama09 at 11:00 AM on Feb. 17, 2011 in Health

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  • yeah, i still get them. My son is 17 months, granted i'm 14 weeks pregnant with baby #2, but i got them before. I DID have a thyroid issue. You should get that checked.
    ArmyWifeAshlie

    Answer by ArmyWifeAshlie at 11:23 AM on Feb. 17, 2011

  • they checked my thyroid at my 6week check up
    June_Mama09

    Comment by June_Mama09 (original poster) at 11:26 AM on Feb. 17, 2011

  • Ooooh yeah! they lasted quite a while too....I don't think 2 years but....longer than I took off for maternity leave. =)
    cheekycherub

    Answer by cheekycherub at 11:31 AM on Feb. 17, 2011

  • Hot flashes are hormonal.  The can be caused by contraception, pregnancy and breastfeeding as well as menopause. 

    beeky

    Answer by beeky at 12:09 PM on Feb. 17, 2011

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