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No period after delivery. is this normal?

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I delivered on XXXXXXX 21 2013 .Baby is breastfeeding now.

I had my period on april 4 2013 after my Delivery

this month Till now I didnt had my periods started,

Is it normal to have this ir-reuglar periods after Delivery?

Please let me know in details,so that I am aware of this process.
Posted Wed, 29 May 2013 in Women's Health
Answered by Dr. Meenakshi Titoria Sahu 9 hours later

Thanks for the query.

During breastfeeding periods are often irregular due to hormonal fluctuation. This does not mean that one cannot become pregnant while breast feeding; therefore make sure to use some contraceptive. In consultation with your local doctor you can have multiload insertion/ oral pills or condoms.

Get your thyroid checked (TSH) test because some thyroid problems manifest after delivery which can also cause menstrual irregularity.

Hope I answered your query. Let me know if you need clarifications.

Best wishes
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