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hi i breastfeed my son . he is 6 month

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Posted on Sun, 20 Jan 2019
Question: hi i breastfeed my son . he is 6 month old he has started solids. i got my period on the 26th of december and still have spotting. it is on toilet paper mostly . but some times more . can this be due to breastfeeding?
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Answered by Dr. Sumanth Amperayani (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
No this is not because of breastfeeding

Detailed Answer:
Hi... I understand your concern but I can assure you that this is not because of breastfeeding at all.

Best regards - Dr Sumanth Amperayani
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Answered by Dr. Sumanth Amperayani (20 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
It has been 8 days now... Approach your physician if it is more than 10 day

Detailed Answer:
Hi... as it has started now after delivery you need to approach the physician if it is more than 10 days and if flow is more.
As it's only spotting... I feel it is getting better.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Follow up: Dr. Sumanth Amperayani (1 minute later)
Ok but do i need to be concerned about the prolonged period/ spotting
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Brief Answer: No this is not because of breastfeeding Detailed Answer: Hi... I understand your concern but I can assure you that this is not because of breastfeeding at all. Best regards - Dr Sumanth Amperayani