When did you start your period after baby?

I had my baby 8 weeks ago, and I’m exclusively breastfeeding. Tonight I went to the bathroom and only had some light pink blood when I wiped. Could I be starting my period? When did you other moms start your period again? Was it painful or was it light spotting?

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It’s different with everyone. With my first it was just after a couple of months. With my youngest it was 8 months.

Following because I had my baby 3 months ago and breastfeeding and on BC not no period.

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I exclusively breastfeed and haven’t had a period yet. I’m 6 months postpartum. I have light pink spotting once every 2 months (like only spotting once or twice on tp).
I have one friend who breastfed for 3 years and didn’t have a period until she weaned. I also have another friend who exclusively breastfed for a year, but got her period back at 3 months pp.

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I exclusively breastfed my 2 yr old and 1 yr old. With my 2 yr old I had a period right after my pp bleeding stopped (I wasnt on birth control). With my 1 yr old I had no period until she was almost 9 mths old (I was on micronor as well)

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took me a year to get it back. I breastfed for 4 months but I also have PCOS

2 months for all 3 of mine. All were exclusively breastfed.

I didn’t get mine for very least a year with all three of mine almost 3 with my last it will be interesting to see how it will play out with my fourth

With my first my period didn’t start till month 3 after she was born and after baby 2 it was 9 weeks I believe

9 months but I exclusively pumped

Exclusively breastfed all my babies. After first born period started 9 months second born period after 1 month and third born period around 5 or 6 months

I ebf with my oldest. Didnt have any period, and found out I was pregnant again when she was 6 months old. After that I take vitamin c to help jumpstart my periods after each kid.

I am 4 months pp exclusively bf and had my first period at 9 weeks pp

It took about a year for me to get mine back, I was breastfeeding

Breastfed with an extra bottle of formula ( didn’t produce enough). 23 months

14 months post partum

Took about a year to get back to “normal”… I breastfed and would occasionally spit or lightly bleed but nothing like a regular period.

6 months and I was not breastfeeding or pumping

One year before I got my first period after giving birth. No post partum either.

I believe it was 7-8 months, and it was horribly painful. But that isn’t new to me :woman_shrugging: