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bleeding 6 wks after ELCS

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shortfatsally Sat 03-Jan-15 20:52:51

I know I know, I should just go to the doctor. I will. On Monday. But, did anybody have fresh bleeding like a period which started at 6 weeks post ELCS? It's heavy and it can't be my period as I am breastfeeding.

Is this normal?

NickyEds Sat 03-Jan-15 20:59:39

You can get periods whilst bf. Several of my friends have had their periods return whilst ebf , I didn't until I stopped and I was mix feeding. Of course if you're worried go to the GP but my first one after having DS was very painful and heavy.

Micah Sat 03-Jan-15 21:03:39

It can be your period.

I had an emcs. Lochia for 3.5 weeks, period at 4 weeks. Then every 4 weeks as normal during the full year I breastfed (exclusively- no formula or top ups).

It is entirely normal to have periods while breastfeeding.

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