My daughter is 2 yo and has recently (in the last week) dramatically increased her nursing frequency -- from 4 times a day or so to nearly every hour, day and night! I noticed that after two days of this I started to experience period-like cramping -- very strong and painful -- only about a week after my last episode of cramping. I have the Mirena IUD so I do not get regular periods, but do have periodic cramping/spotting. I am wondering if anyone else has had this experience and if the two are related or if something else is going on with my IUD that might be causing the cramping.
I can only find information about cramping/contractions while pregnant and nursing... which isn't quite the same thing. I'm not concerned, but am curious. Anyone have similar experience?
I have some cramping though not painful while breastfeeding. Usually during my period it's noticeable and I can feel twinges during ovulation. I'm not pregnant, either.
Andi, wife of Seraphim
Mom to Elijah (6/05) and Moses (6/08) and baby Joshua, UBAC February 18, 2011!
|Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy|
|29 members and 8,060 guests|
|AlmostJenny , bananabee , bluefaery , cadence.clair , chickabiddy , elliha , greenemami , happyhats , IsaFrench , isaiahsmom , japonica , katelove , kristinee , lilgreen , LiLStar , LoveOurBabies , Milk8shake , moominmamma , oceansolitude , prosciencemum , SandiMae , sarafl , shoeg8rl , sofiaalex , Tigerle , VS Angela , weliveintheforest|
|Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 01:21 PM.|