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Breast Feeding

Where is my period?

05/16/2007

Question:

I have been breastfeeding for 10 months and stopped all feeds 3 weeks ago. I still have not got my period. Is this normal?

Answer:

Yes, it could take as many as 6 or more weeks.

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Response by:

Jeanne L Ballard, MD, FAAP, FABM Jeanne L Ballard, MD, FAAP, FABM
Professor Emeritus, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati