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Stopped breastfeeding. Missing period after delivery. Any advice?

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I delivered a healthy baby boy 5 months back. I breastfed him until 4 months after his birth. Since last 1 month, he is on formula and solids. My menses havent started yet;also there are also no signs of them starting soon. I am very sure about not being pregnant again.In such a case, is it concerning that periods haven't started?
Please advise.
Posted Sun, 10 Mar 2013 in Menstruation and Miscarriage
Answered by Dr. Nilofer AR 13 minutes later
Thanks for your query.

If you are breast feeding your child properly , you will get your periods after 6 months.
Good that you are feeding your child properly.
You need not worry.

Hope this helps,
DR Nilofer
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