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Is it normal to have irregular periods after delivery ?

I had my baby about a month and half ago. I had a heavy period for 1 week 2 weeks ago and just began bleeding again today. Is this normal?
Asked On : Sun, 5 Jun 2011
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OBGYN 's  Response
As u r feeding the baby.
Feeding increases the hormone prolactin in the body which suppresses the hormones responsible for menses.
So feeding will either cause irregular menses or ammenorrroeah.
But still if u have doubt of pregnancy .
Get a pregnancy test done and pelvic scan done.
If it is positive then u can continue your pregnancy by consulting your gynaec.
take some medications from ur gynaec to reduce bleeding.
irregularbleeding is absolutely normal post delivery.

Answered: Thu, 26 Jul 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
thanks for query,
initially after delivery period can be delayed and may be more irregular.
so nothing to worry.
ok and bye.
Answered: Sun, 5 Jun 2011
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