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pinkyp Tue 04-Jan-11 23:29:59

4 weeks after labour,when will it stop?, its stated getting heavier (nothing dramatic) the past 2 days - could it be my 1st period? i bf (if that makes any difference?)

chocolateefudge Wed 05-Jan-11 05:00:57

yes it is likely to be your first period, they can come as soon as 4 weeks after you have delivered (you will be extremely fertile at this point and can ovulate as early as 2 weeks after delivery). Periods come back earlier especially if not breast feeding.

pinkyp Wed 05-Jan-11 12:04:36

I thought i might of got away it it til a bit longer with fully bf. At least the bleeding might stop in the next week or so at long friggin last!

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