Trained in dentistry, Sree is currently studying lab sciences. She enjoys researching various health topics and writing about her findings. There are quite a few signs that could point to pregnancy if you are breastfeeding, but there are only three ways to positively know if you are pregnant. There is a prevailing, old-fashioned belief that one can't get pregnant while breastfeeding. This is not true.
First Period Postpartum
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Last Updated on July 23, However, for new mothers-to-be, the menstrual cycle is brought to a halt by the body, for a few months after delivery. Immediately after having the baby, postpartum bleeding occurs for a few days, and then stops. Quite often, there is a considerable gap between postpartum bleeding and the first regular period. Once the first postpartum period occurs, the menstrual cycle follows a very unpredictable schedule and can come earlier or later than usual, for months. This is a huge cause of concern for women, and they rush to consult their doctors.
I'm breastfeeding, so why have my periods started again?
Last update: 10 February, This recovery period is the lapse in normal monthly menstruation. However, while you may have bleeding that lasts a few weeks, it is not considered menstruation. It can occur as a result of occasional internal wounds from giving birth.
Post-pregnancy, women often have many questions. What's all this talk about the pelvic floor? When can you start working out?