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#31 of 48 Old 08-28-2008, 10:09 PM
 
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10 mo the first time and 13 mo the second time.
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18 mo til af returned after dd. 12 mo right now since ds was born and still no af.
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Simon is nearly 13 months and no sign of it.

Corbin was never exclusively breastfed, we supplemented because of supply issues, and I never got my period back until he was completely weaned (at 9 months). For the last month he was nursing about once a day, and I still didn't get it back until he was totally done.
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A little over 11 mos, and I'd been hoping she'd hold off a little longer. Sad milk.
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17 months here... and she was only nursing a few times a day (like 2-3). Just got my 2nd one now and she's 18 months, so they seem to be relatively consistent. Hopefully I can get preggers now!!
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16 months with my first, then got preggers. I am 9 months pp now and still no sign. But baby is FAR from sleeping through the night and only has a small amount of solids once a day.
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Hmm.... am I the only one who gets crampy sometimes and a little nauseous? I never had that pre-pg, but I feel like I get like that post partum pretty regularly. Those are the things that send me into overdrive thinking I might be pg! DH and I are careful with condoms, but I don't trust them! (Time to look into the IUD....)

I do, too. That's why I just posted beneath you on the other thread! I get those feelings semi-frequently. A little nausea, a little cramping, tiny cramps shooting down my thighs. And just very recently my 8 mo has suddenly acted like he's starving for solids when he's only been interested in bmilk previously so that's just given me one more reason to be paranoid. I really do think I am just being paranoid, but a darn test hopefully will set my mind at ease. I wish I had one!! I am going to feel soooo dumb telling DH (when he gets home with the car) that I'm going to drive all the way to the dollar store just for a test. He's going to call me a big paranoid dork. But, well, I am.

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21 months for me

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I was totally paranoid with DS, SURE several times I was preggo! I was about 14 months post partum with both of my DC when I got AF back. With DD it was very irregular for close to a year, with DS it went right back to normal cycles.

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17 months and counting...come on AF, I'm waiting...
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Almost 26 month and still no AF...

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it took 13 months for my cycle to return. i must have gone thru 40 pg tests over the latter 4 months! watching all of my bfing friends get their moons back one by one, i was paranoid. but i was very happy when she returned. i felt normal, rhythmic & satisfied again. i actually really like my moon cycle. one thing i wasn't expecting was that my cycle has extended by 3 days.
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26 months. i started taking vitex at 22ish months to try to bring 'er back, but i dont know if it was the herbs working their magic or if it was just time that finally brought my fertility back. i had signs of AF returning (cramping, CM, etc.) for about three months prior to getting PPAF.
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11 months

Irregular, annovulatory cycles then cycles with short luteal phases with both kids.

Very different nursing and sleep patterns though. DS2 nurses a lot more than DS1 did at his age.
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16 months, but I brought it on by using Vitex and taking a B Complex for 4 months before

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