Hello! AF has finally arrived! I have been waiting for a couple of weeks now thinking it would be starting soon. My DD is four months old and I stopped breastfeeding about 2 weeks ago.
My question is...Is the first period after having a baby typically SOOOOO heavy??? I am on day 3 of AF and it is STILL bad! Usually I'm heavy for a day or so and it trickles off. Did anyone else have a really heavy first period??? Does this mean all of my periods will be heavy from now on, or is my body just 'cleaning out' and adjusting after being pregnant etc?
Okay amy, now you're just bragging! My periods are at least 10 days to 14 days and well over half of that is very heavy. I'm soo jealous of you, anyway, yep you do have heavier periods for a little while afteryour baby, your body is just cleaning out and getting back to normal. You should be back to your old self in a month or a few. Congrats on your baby!
Hi! I just got my first period after stoped breastfeeding my son. It's insane how heavy it is. I was thing I am actualy externaly bleeding............. But now I have read your comment I am not alone on this one! So it should be like that. I don't believe I was bleeding sooooo bad with my daughter? Thank you anyway!
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.