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January 21st, 2011, 02:03 AM
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So I know when you get your periods back especially while BF they can be really weird...but I have always been pretty ON THE SPOT.

I haven't got AF this month yet, she should have been here Wednesday. BFN on all tests....mild cramping (noticeable) but nothing.

I have heard of instances where people get a period but then they dont get another for a while...does this usually happen at 13 months BF? I am so aggravated right now.
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January 21st, 2011, 08:05 AM
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stress can cause you to have a extra long cycle. so maybe the holidays through you off. I dont' really know. If she hasn't showen up withing the next week then call your doctor.
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January 21st, 2011, 11:37 AM
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are u still bf'ing?
i got a light af (2 days) at 13 mths pp (first one), then nothing until 15 months pp when i completely weaned. it can take up to 6 months after a long time bf'ing with no af to get regular again.
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January 21st, 2011, 05:52 PM
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Yes, this can easily happen. You can still experience this beyond 18 months of nursing, even with depleted output than in previous months, because our bodies all respond differently. Your body will prioritize energy expent to nursing over other things for as long and as much as it deems necessary. Some women can nurse full time and yet get pregnant again while their infant is only around 6 months. Others can take much longer. Also be aware that we are all due for a weird month each year, regardless of circumstances, and anovulation for any reason more typically has the effect of lengthening a woman's cycle rather than shortening it.
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January 22nd, 2011, 03:16 PM
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I wish I could be a little more help. I just quit nursing in November and my cycles have been crazy since I got it back at 2 months PP...I'll get AF and it will be anywhere between 3 and 7 weeks until the next one.
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