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1st period after childbirth - heavy?

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jinglybits Tue 19-Jul-05 11:58:04

Periods are back (finally!...14mths after birth!) but so are cramps haven't had such a heavy crampy period since i was a teen! is this the way of things to come? my cycle pre-conception had ebbed off to just a couple of days flow with no cramps/pmt or otherwise, are those days gone forever?

NotQuiteCockney Tue 19-Jul-05 12:00:18

I found my first post-birth (9 months after) to be more painful, but if I remember from last time, they soon settle down to normal.

Fio2 Tue 19-Jul-05 12:01:02

you usually have a couple of heavy periods then things get back to normalish after about your third one, thats what i found

SoupDragon Tue 19-Jul-05 12:01:43

Mine aren't painful (childbirth seems to have cured that!) but have been heavier ever since having children.

jinglybits Tue 19-Jul-05 12:03:18

o.k i'll hold judgement for a couple more months! thanks for the reassurance!

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