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miamor September 19th, 2012 04:28 PM

first PP AF...
well, after 18 months, it's official, my cycle has returned. still nursing about 8-10 times a day, so i'm surprised. i had some light spotting last month, so maybe that was my first one, but this month, it's very regular.

so my question is, this far into nursing, am i still going to have milk drop during ovulation and cycle?
oh, and i'm having some serious hot flashes today. is that normal too?

mgm78 September 19th, 2012 06:15 PM

Re: first PP AF...
i think the hot flashes are normal. I don't think you will see as much dips with your supply. fwiw, i did not get a period until i weaned.

Lorena26 September 20th, 2012 05:33 AM

Re: first PP AF...
What exactly makes AF appear anyway? We hit the 9 month mark today and no sign of AF :phew: :lol: but some of my JM friends saw AF return after only a few months or so while EBF'ing and i was surprised!

ShawnaCAN September 21st, 2012 11:33 AM

Re: first PP AF...
Everybody is different! For women, fertility returns right away in spite of nursing around the clock! For others, it doesn't come back until several months after weaning completely. A lots of experiences in between! Many women notice fertility returning once baby isn't nursing quite as frequently, like once they begin to sleep through the night or starts solids.

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