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Forum Name: Gynecology
Question: Post Natal Menstruation
|Chef37 - Wed Sep 14, 2005 1:46 am||
I had a baby in january 2005 before then pretty normal cycles. Now nothing but brown blood or whatever it is. I get the cramps and everything some months i do not even get it. I have had my period twice since the birth. the rest is small amount of brown blood that only lasts 2 to 3 days. Alot of bloating. june,july,august nothing but weight gein and bloating, september brown discharge 3 days.Had sex once in june. Any help would really be appreciated
|Theresa Jones, RN - Wed Sep 14, 2005 8:14 am||
Generally speaking, menstrual cycles typically resume after approximately six weeks of giving birth. In some women, several months pass with multiple irregularities in their cycles. Nursing (breast feeding), hormone imbalances, etc., also alters cycles. Are you nursing? If not I would suggest contacting your physician for an evaluation to assure that all is in order. He/she may suggest that a few months of birth control use, which may regulate your cycles again.
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