First period advice

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  1. iwanababybump

    iwanababybump Mum to Jamie- due inApril

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    Hi ladies well LO is now 15 weeks and I got my first period my question is is your first period usually quite long I'm beginning to worry a little mines been here for nearly three weeks now

    It's my first baby so am I little clueless!!
     
  2. needshelp

    needshelp Well-Known Member

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    mine is horrendous, i had to get antibiotic to slow flow a little bit as it was super heavy!
     
  3. JacquiKeren

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    i was just about to post about this. my pp bleeding stopped at 5 weeks. my first period has been going on for 2 weeks now. its starting to do my head in slightly! :( can anyone shed light on whether this is normal?? i have just started taking the mini pill too.
     
  4. iwanababybump

    iwanababybump Mum to Jamie- due inApril

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    I am on the mini pill too it's driving me mad
     
  5. JacquiKeren

    JacquiKeren Guest

    du think maybe its the pill thats doing it then? i took it before i was pregnant and it stopped my periods altogether. this sucks. im spending a small fortune on sanitary stuff :(
     
  6. taylor197878

    taylor197878 single mum to 4 kids

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    could be the pill it causes extra hormones and plus ur body can take a while to settle down

    my first one lasted 10 days but it was super light .
     
  7. XJessicaX

    XJessicaX mum to two girls!

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    I have been quite lucky, I have had 2 periods now and both only lasted 3 days (like it used to) with one heavy day and then 2 light days.
     

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