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Period 6 weeks after a caesarean?

I had a caesarean 6 weeks 4 days ago and only stopped bleeding a week and a half ago, and i think i got my period yesterday. Is this possible? I am breastfeeding and thought that that delayed it.

Answer: Hi, Yes more than likley this is your period returning. This is very common as well as normal for some women and you need to use contraception if you do not want to be pregnant again. Best wishes, Alex.
Answered: 29 Jun 2011