brast feeding and period....

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  1. Huddsgirl

    Huddsgirl Well-Known Member

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    I thought that if you were breastfeeding you didnt get a period??
    I am exclusively breast feeding and bleeding very heavily( had to wear two pads within the space of 3 hours). Could this bleeding also be due to going on the mini pill??
    any answers will be helpful
    thanks x
     
  2. charlotte_

    charlotte_ Well-Known Member

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    some people don't get periods while breastfeeding, some do.
     
  3. trixipaws

    trixipaws Well-Known Member

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    i was lucky i didnt get periods while bfing. apparently if u do get periods it means bfing wont work as contraception! :hug:
     
  4. charlotte_

    charlotte_ Well-Known Member

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    i thought it didn't work as contraceptiion anyway?
     
  5. Huddsgirl

    Huddsgirl Well-Known Member

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    its a good job i didnt do 'the deed' the other night.
    My partner said o it will be ok your breastfeeding................good job im the sensible one
     
  6. lfc_sarah

    lfc_sarah Well-Known Member

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    I did get a period while i was breastfeeding
     

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