One cannot exactly predict the time when the periods will start again after pregnancy as it is different in every pregnancy. A major factor responsible for periods is breastfeeding. Lactational amenorrhea can occur, which means that you will not have periods while breastfeeding.
If someone is breastfeeding, the periods do not return for several months post-childbirth. It depends on how often the woman is breastfeeding. The process of breastfeeding leads to the production of a hormone called prolactin, which prevents menstruation. As long as you are breastfeeding, it’s unlikely that the periods will occur. This is because Prolactin, a hormone produced during breastfeeding prevents the periods. So, once a woman bottle-feeds or combines bottle-feeding and breastfeeding can get their periods as soon as five to six weeks after delivery.
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