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Thread: Just started my period

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Jackson, TN

    Default Just started my period

    My DS is 9 months old and I just started my period. I wasn't expecting it....but thought something might be going on. When I've pumped this week, I haven't gotten half of the milk I normally get. How is having a monthly cycle going to affect my milk supply?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2008

    Default Re: Just started my period

    I have read and have experienced a drop in supply during my period!
    for 1 year ! We are fully weaned... . We kicked deadbeat dad to curb and rocking 2010 on our own! It is what it is!

    May 16, 2008

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2008

    Default Re: Just started my period

    I am one of those unlucky ones, who got their period almost right away, my LO was 4-5 days away from her 2 months and I got mine the first time . Now she's 3 months and 9 days and I already had it twice. Let me tell you...It does affect the supply DRAMATICALLY! But few days later it'll be back to normal, so don't worry
    Mother to 3 beautiful girls

    Victoria, our queen, born on 04/15/1993, our pride and joy!
    Natalie, our little princess, born on 08/24/2008
    at birth 7lbs 11oz, 20"
    at 2 y.o check up: 26lbs, 34 1/2"
    Sofia, our tiny princess, baby-surprize,
    born 07/20/2010 at 6lbs 10oz, 19"
    6 weeks: 9lbs 14oz; 21 1/2"
    2.5 months: 11lbs 5oz

    4.5 months: 13lbs 4oz; 24 1/2"

    We are still exclusively
    at work

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