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No period 16 weeks after having a baby HELP?

(10 Posts)
booboo2004 Wed 29-May-13 19:43:41

I'm not breastfeeding I was due to get the implant in but was worried incase the tests were coming up negative but I actually was, I read a few threads on the Internet where test came back negative up in till 4 months so just worried me abit I'm booked in with GP now on Friday so I will see what happens. My periods went back to normal after my other two and I haven't been stressed ect can't get my head around it lol x

peachypips Wed 29-May-13 19:35:21

I had no period for six months and FF.

HorraceTheOtter Wed 29-May-13 19:31:44

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MrsLettuce Wed 29-May-13 19:31:44

Yes, you need contraception BF or FF. Vital.

bonzo77 Wed 29-May-13 19:30:22

Test again. You never know. Then if you are not pregnant and want to stay that way get some contraception.

I went 10 weeks despite not BFing after DC1. I wanted to go back on the pill and the gp said it was fine to do so. 2nd time round I went back on it after 5 weeks, again not having got my period.

nextphase Wed 29-May-13 19:29:34

Did you / are you breastfeeding?
I fed til 13 months, and AF returned at 9 months.

MrsLettuce Wed 29-May-13 19:29:29

How are you feeding your baby? It's quite normal for periods to stay away for a good while when breastfeeding.

MrsLettuce Wed 29-May-13 19:29:07

How are you feeding your baby? It's quite normal for periods to stay away for a good while breastfeeding.

alienbanana Wed 29-May-13 19:27:12

Test if you're worried, but I think its quite common.

booboo2004 Wed 29-May-13 19:25:58

I'm really worried as I still haven't had a period my baby is now 16 weeks old. There was I chance I could of got caught pregnant when he was about 4 weeks but I tested the next month later and got two negative results. I spoke to the doctor and she said this is common up until about 12 weeks after baby. Should I re test again or just wait it out I'm confused x

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