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How long does it take to get period after delivery?

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could you please let me know when does the period starts after pregnancy delivery.I had my delivery on XXXXXXX 21 but till now my period has not yet started.
Posted Sun, 7 Apr 2013 in Menstruation and Miscarriage
Answered by Dr. Muhammad Ishfaq Habib 42 minutes later
Welcome to XXXXXXX

The return of periods after 9 months of pregnancy and delivery of baby is different for breast feeding and non breast feeding females

The non breast feeding females finds their cycles returned for about 10 weeks while breast feeding females can have their cycles delayed for about 20 weeks. It may occur sooner or later than 20 weeks.

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