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19 Apr 2006

Menstruation after pregnancy
Hi Doc
My baby's 8 weeks old I havent started my period yet, I am breastfeeding when should I expect to start?... I do have period like pains every now and then, then I think this is it but it wont start?.. I did go to my gyne for a check up he said everything is fine but I forgot to ask him when I'm suppose to start another thing will my milk supply go down when my period starts... please advise
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01 Jan 0001

Your periods may not start till you stop breastfeeding. It is more the other way round - when you decrease breastfeeding, your periods will return, rather than the periods affecting milk production.

Best wishes
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