How long is your cycle?

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  1. Kiwiberry

    Kiwiberry Mommy to 3 miracles

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    Mine was 30 days, now it's jumping up to 34/35 days. Just curious about others.
     
  2. DobbyForever

    DobbyForever First Time Momma

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    Mine is usually 27/28 days. After I took out my iud and stopped bcp after 25, it became much more sporadic between 24-34 days. After I had my son, I didn’t have a period for about a year and a half. And then for another year it was 35-45 days. I was told I have pcos and to either take hormones or lose weight. I opted to lose weight and literally once my weight was back to a healthy BMI my cycles almost instantly went back to 27 days. I know a lot of women who had big changes to their bodies after kids. Is there a concern with the change or it’s curiosity?
     
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  3. JessaBear36

    JessaBear36 Time will heal all wounds

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    My cycles are always 23-24 days. I hate it because sometimes I get af twice in 1 month. =/
     
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    Sander Well-Known Member

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    I’ve always had a long cycle, 35-36 days!
     
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  5. Rags

    Rags Mother of 1 boy

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    Before Ds I was regularly 27/28 days, after him no af for over a year then usually 23/25 days. As of a few months ago it's been less predictable, 32 days, 23 then 28 - I'm guessing that's because I'm coming to the end though.
     
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    I was very irregular before having kids. Since kids it's around a 35 day cycle give or take a few days
     
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    Kiwiberry Mommy to 3 miracles

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    I'm wondering because my cycles have changed so much recently. Before I had my son my cycle was at 28 days, then after I had my son I didn't have AF for about a year. When it came back it was around 30 days, then all of a sudden two months ago it jumped up to 35 days. I know the reason it went from 28 days to 30 days with my son is because I gained almost 70 pounds with him and was a healthy bmi before that. I'm still trying to lose it but I'm not super overweight atm. I also haven't gained or lost dramatically within the past 2 months. I've lost 30 lbs since January but that should only make my cycle shorter not longer right? I'll be 33 in November, so too young for menopause right?
     
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  8. DobbyForever

    DobbyForever First Time Momma

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    It’s really hard to say because our cycles are hormone driven. But changes in weight or having kids can really affect certain women more. I get an odd long cycle here and there. Could be anything from stress to change in routines to just randomness. I know some women who never got back to their old cycles. This could be a new normal for you. Unfortunately, hard to say over the internet. :(. The good thing is you’re having them every 40 or less days and consistently. I doubt it’s early menopause. I’d say run it by your doctor if that helps but they’ll probably be pretty dismissive since there aren’t any of their usual red flags.
     
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    Babybump87 Mummy to my three musketeers

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    I went on the pill when I was 16 so I don’t remember how they were before this .

    I do know when we were trying with DS my cycle ranged from 31 to 24 days with 24 being the average . I have a luteal phase of 11 days.

    I went back on the pill when DS was 8 weeks old .
     
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  10. Jessica91

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    Mine is 28-30 days most of the time :)
     
  11. Twag

    Twag Mummy to Elliot & Izzy <3

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    I was always text book 28 day cycle and then I had the implant and it messed it up to constantly bleeding - I have started tracking my cycles again since turning 40 last year and my cycles are now only 21 days long :wacko: I am really worried I am starting the menopause or something :cry: :shrug:
     
  12. LuvallmyH

    LuvallmyH The 1 whom many call Mom

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    I have pcos. My cycles were always on the longer side, ovulating between cd 18 & 20. I had an iud. I turned 44, I got pregnant and lost him close to 14 weeks. Now I ovulate on cd12 almost always. Not sure if it’s menopause, I’ll assume yes or at least the onset of changing hormone. I’m soon to be 45 so it seems appropriate. My lp is super long - 16 days.
     
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    My cycle fluctuates between 27 and 29 days.
     

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