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missed period, still breastfeeding

I nurse my 17 month old baby.  She does eat solids and nurses about 4 times during the day and when she is going to sleep.  I also have a 3 year old that will nurse to fall asleep and he wakes up for certain at least once during the night and nurses.  I hadn't had a period at all until Oct. 31 then I had another on Nov. 29.  I have not had anything at all this month.  I have taken 2 HPT and they are both negative.  I have never experienced anything like this and I have NEVER had a false negative test.  Pregnancy for me in the past has always been detected as soon as 3 days before my missed period.   I did feel a little cramping and an aching back as if I were going to start along with a lot of bloating and constipation.  I'm freaking out!!  Does anyone have some advice or has anyone experience this?
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If you are pregnant, an HPT will show up positive shortly.  

If you've only had a couple of periods after breastfeeding, and you are still nursing, you may not ovulate regularly until you stop.  So its likely that you simply still irregular.  

Test again in a week, or if you are really worried, see your doctor.  What are you doing for birth control?  
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Thanks for commenting.  As for bc, we were just using ridiculous high school condoms....I should know better.  I haven't tested again, but will soon.  I'll let you know.  Thanks, again.
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Hey by any chance do you have 6 kids? Just wondering by your screen name!:) I have seven, so I like to find people who also have a large family. I am a major breastfeeder too---let the child wean themselves I say. My mom breastfed my last sister til she was four.
Anyway, on the period subject---I remember with my periods--when they came back, it wasn't strange at all to skip a month here and there in the beginning.Then they would become regular. That's probably all that's going on if youve tested and its negative.
Best of luck to you!! :)
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