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DS is 1 year old with no sign of PPAF in sight. I was wondering if it would be like this with every child? Will AF take the same amout of time to come back with nursing future children? Does that question make sense?<br><br>
I guess what I'm asking was, did AF come back around the same time PP with each kiddo or is it totally different every time?<br><br>
I'm just wondering. Thanks!
 

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The general "rule" is that AF takes longer with each birth. Not true for every woman, and the deviation is LARGE.<br><br>
DD was 11.5 months<br>
DS was 25 months<br><br>
BUT, I was close to 20 lbs lighter w/DS (which also makes a difference).
 

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I think this varies so much from woman to woman and even child to child. In my case, with my DS AF returned at 10 months when I went from pumping twice a day at work to once a day. When it returned, I went straight back to my 28-day cycles. With my DD, however, AF showed up at 5.5 months PP! I am no longer working outside the home, we were nursing round the clock, no solids, I was floored! (and annoyed <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink"> ) However, I didn't have another AF for 10 weeks. My cycles have gradually gone back to 28 days now.
 

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Yeah, I got gypped on that whole ppaf deal. DS#1-6 mos, Ds#2-9 mos, ds#3-9 mos. I guess I'm just a fertile myrtle, lol. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1">
 

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Even with FT and excl BFg I'd get postpartum AF 3-4mo after birth of each child (even w/ severe anemia after birth of 4 child)
 

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Yeah, I got screwed.<br><br>
Ds- 5.5 months<br>
Dd1-Got pregnant when she was five months, no ppaf<br>
Dd2- ovulated when she was 4 months, tandem nursing<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/nut.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="nut">
 
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