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Postnatal health

Baby is 15 months old still no regular periods

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Littlelou1508 · 20/01/2019 21:15

Hi im now 40 and my youngest is 15 months old all healthy, but im getting concerned about that i havent had a period yet, baby wasnt breastfed, doctor doesnt seem that interested, is this normal?

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Anonalongadingdong123 · 20/01/2019 21:18

I would go back to your GP to ask for your hormone levels to be checked. Over 12 months without a period I would think should be investigated.

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DeadDoorpost · 20/01/2019 21:18

Not sure if it's normal but is there a chance you're pregnant again? I'd do a test to rule that out, and if you're then still concerned then speak to the HV for some advice or ask to specifically speak to a Dr whose professional interests involve women's health. Get a second and third opinion if you have to. Hope you get some answers.

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Anonalongadingdong123 · 20/01/2019 21:25

I was thinking perimenopausal perhaps? Were you regular before?

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Littlelou1508 · 20/01/2019 21:42

All regular all my life, but took nearly a year last time i was pregnant (1st born at 36 years old) to get them back to normal, had a 2 year break then fell pregnant straight away, i knew it would take time but worried as now 40 and baby is 15 months old and nothing 😢

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Anonalongadingdong123 · 21/01/2019 16:03

Shame others arent able to reassure you with their experiences. I bf so the return of my period coincided with weaning. Maybe the Dr is just going by your last pregnancy but I'd go back after another missed month and raise it again.

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Rainbowknickers · 21/01/2019 16:05

I've had 6 DCs and not had a proper period since dd1 22 years ago I'd pop to the docs to rule out any problems good luck!

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