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When did your period return after giving birth?

Hey girls. My DD will be 8 weeks old on Tuesday. I was just wondering when y'alls periods returned after giving bith. I haven't gotten mine yet. I'm not breast feeding due to a medication that I have to take and I'm also not back on the pill yet. I am considering not going back on it since I had some difficulty getting PG the first time I am hoping that it won't take as long the second time.
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I nursed my DS and my AF didn't return for 11 mos.  I know your situation is different though.  I wouldn't count on not getting pg quickly just because it took a while the first time.  We tried a year before conceiving our daughter.  Thought it would take a while the second time around too but was pg in 2 mos after trying.  Third child happened first month.  Sometimes our bodies change after giving birth.  Just a thought. Congratulations on your arrival.
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I'm a total odd ball, I bf for 8mo & he ate every 2hrs day & night so there was no excuse for the blood. (I bled 10 straight wks pp) after that was when I had my 1mo of no blood & then I had a period every mo after that :( guess af forgot  to read the rulebk for me  :) LOL Good Luck, I'm hoping this next pp will be different! Maybe things will go as u want them too. Our bodies r something else ya just never know :)
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i had my dd june 30th 2005 and was breastfeeding exclusivly and taking the mini pill well i was pregnant by sept and had my second dd less then a year later june 14th 2006 so dont count on not getting pregnant just because you tried so long the first time and havent yet had your period oh yeah i hadent had my period yet either.
a word of advice please dont get pregnant this soon it reeks havoc on your poor body i am 5'8 normal weight but by the 7 month mark with dd number 2 i could not walk for longer then 5 mins without being in immense pain from my pelvis just aching your body needs time to heal i could hardly walk the day i gave birth from the pain always been an active person also couldent move in bed anyway best of luck to you i could go on and on about my experiences goodluck.
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I did breastfeed for 4 months and got my period about 4 weeks after I stopped.  Sorry if that doesn't help.  Did your doctor say anything about it at your 6 week post partum visit?

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i guess i started mine around 11 or 12 weeks later.  i breast fed for three weeks only.
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i guess i started mine around 11 or 12 weeks later.  i breast fed for three weeks only.
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I didn't get one.  about 6 months after delivery they gave me medicine to get one
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I breastfed exclusively and got my period 6 week post partum with my dd and 3 months after with ds.  I agree it's not fair!!!
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I breast-fed exclusively and I got mine 6 wks after I gave birth - NO FAIR!!!
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My son is nearly 13 weeks old and i have not had a period yet and he has always been bottle fed. he is my second child as with my first it came back after 8 weeks and i breast fed her for the first week. i did a hoe PG test and i can out negative 4 weeks ago, should i go to my GP?
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I nursed Quinn until she was 7 months old. She is now going on 11 months and I still do not have a period. I also had an IUD inserted so I think that is why my period has not returned.
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Nursing exclusively, my son is four months old-no period here yet. I took a pregnancy test to make sure I'm not prego. I have an IUD but it's copper, not Mirena.

PS-I realize this is an old post that has come back to life. Oh well (:
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My bby girl is 11wks and i had bleeding for 6wks after and i thought i would have gotton my period again but nothing yet is it normal??
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