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After I delivered my first baby, I had an unpredictable, irregular period for the first few months. What is a normal postpartum period experience?

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After I delivered my first baby, I had an unpredictable, irregular period for the first few months. What is a normal postpartum period experience?

It’s normal for the first few periods in postpartum to be irregular. You could have two periods in a month, or have your period, skip a month or two, then get your period again. Your first few periods may also be heavier and more painful than your previous periods pre-pregnancy, since your thicker-than-normal uterine lining needs to shed. That said, I would check in with your primary care provider or OB-GYN to make sure that what you’re experiencing is a normal change for you.

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