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  • aprilmay aprilmay's Avatar 12-15-05 | 01:41 AM
  • How long after your last time breastfeeding... should you get your period? I haven't bf'ed for a little over a month and I still haven't gotten my first period since I got pregnant. Anyone know what the ETA for AF?
     
  • skyqueen skyqueen's Avatar 12-15-05 | 02:03 AM
  • it varies from person to person.
    But I would guess an average for a person around 3 months post partum that has just quit nursing would get their period in 6-8 weeks.
  • loveslife 12-15-05 | 10:26 PM
  • I agree it is different per person, but I got mine
    back
     
    regularly right away....and still do...I
    am still nursing
     
  • Dopey406 Dopey406's Avatar 12-16-05 | 12:06 PM
  • I'm with the girls Each person is different. AF found me at 9 months pp and I'm still nuring. With our first DD, AF arrived 6 months pp and I nursed her for 13 months. So everyone is different.
  • Sheri Sheri's Avatar 12-16-05 | 10:15 PM
  • Good question, April! And as the other ladies have already said, it does vary. I've nursed all 4 of my kids for different periods of time but AF always showed up whenever she felt like it. When I had Ryan, she'd show up if I gave him a bottle of formula but that doesn't happen when Nicholas takes formula or bottles.
     
    Weird.

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