Breastfeeding a 12mo

by Tele
( angelesLos)

Hi, I have been nursing for 12 months. I got my period at 6 months and they were very regular. I am a week late and pregnancy test is negative. Can nursing cause irregularity after months of regular cycles?

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Aug 07, 2015
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Irregular periods while breastfeeding
by: Anonymous

I am also nursing 12 month old and started regular periods several months back. Based on my experience as well as what my OB told me, you can have irregular periods while not ovulating. The prolactin levels can suppress ovulation while breastfeeding. Ovulation may not return until fewer feedings or weaned. I am at 4-5 feedings a day and last 2 months, I have ovulated.

Feb 21, 2016
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Same here
by: Anonymous

Hi. I have the same problem. I taught that I was going crazy. My Baby is now 10 and a half months. My period started 3 month after I gave birth. It is always regular, but this month I am four days late. I have taken 3 pregnacy test already all came back negative. I am going to take another one in the hospital on Monday.

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