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#1 of 7 Old 09-02-2010, 02:19 PM - Thread Starter
 
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UGH - so with the 2 previous kids i had a full 6 weeks of bleeding pp and then 4 weeks later got af back. It sucks but at least i had that month where i wasnt bleeding. Well this time i bled not nearly as heavily and was down to spotting by 4 1/4 weeks pp.
This weekend i was still spotting lightly. Monday i took my toddler to a gymnastics play place and spotted much heavier and it was back to red again. It kept up tues and yesterday also. Yeah, this morning i woke up with a full heavy period.

My baby will be 6 weeks TOMORROW! So, i can have an almost 12 lb baby and nurse him all the freakin time (along with nursing a 2 year old!) and get af back before 6 weeks. I got no freakin break in bleeding at all. So, i am nursing an over 14 lb newborn, a 2 year old a few times a day and i still get af back. This is so not cool!
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Wow, that sucks! You must just be Fertile Myrtle. At least now you can start charting? Just trying to shed some positivity on the situation, but really, what a bummer!

btw, I like your sig line!

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Thanks I guess i know why i downed 2 krispy kremes and a chocolate bar yesterday.

The sucky thing is i am clinically infertile. When we tried 2 years for #2 i would get so mad when every month i would get my period right on schedule. My fertility issue is one good ovary and one good tube - on opposite sides.

I wish there was a pill that would not affect supply because i would take it continually and not have a period. Bleck. At least that means my iron is probably back up :P
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I got mine back at 3 mos. with my first and 7 mos. with my second (while tandem nursing). This time around, only nursing one baby who basically sleeps through the night, I expect to get it back soon again. I thought I might be getting it about a week ago because I had some bright red blood but it was only a little bit and only for two days, so I think it was just leftover PP bleeding, but I'm not positive.

The Mirena IUD is okay for breastfeeding and it makes a lot of women stop getting periods. I've considered getting one myself for that very reason (my husband got a vasectomy recently so I don't need it for birth control!)
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as much as an iud squicks me out i am tempted...
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Update on the spotting I had a couple weeks ago:
Full on period started today.
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ugh - that sucks
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