using tampons again..

Discussion in 'Postnatal Support' started by FierceAngel, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. FierceAngel

    FierceAngel Guest

    any idea wen i can start using tampons again...

    my discharge stopped last week and is back but more like the end of a period again...

    i started the combined pill on tuesday and luisa is just over 4 weeks old..

    the towels are irratting me :(
  2. Mummy&bump

    Mummy&bump Well-Known Member

    Sep 29, 2008
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    i asked my mw the same question and she said not until after ur first period. so if uv had ur first period then u can use them anytime! i cant wait i hate pads lol

  3. leeanne

    leeanne Mom of 3 and Stepmom of 2

    Jan 25, 2008
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    After 5.5 weeks of postnatal bleeding and then my period right after, I started using tampons with that first period. I was tired of the pads. However, my first period was so heavy that I ended up having to use tampons and pads. Just make sure you have both in the house :)
  4. FierceAngel

    FierceAngel Guest

    thanks girls xxx

    i just dont feel clean :(
  5. danni2609

    danni2609 Guest

    Im glad you asked this i wanna use them again too
  6. MummyMummy

    MummyMummy Well-Known Member

    Mar 12, 2009
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    when i had my son who's now 3 iwas told after having 6week check, ifi was given all clear of course. i don't remember when i used them (i'm def a tampon girl without a doubt) but just be aware that they might not feel/fit the same or be as comfortableas they once was so keep other brands/sizes/pads in just incase. this sounds yuk but to me it felt like if i squatted down the whole tampon would just fall out. but i guess after pushing a 9lb 3.5oz baby out, with not alot of time passed to do keegals then it's nowonder changes happened. after a while they did start to feel comfy again :)

  7. JennTheMomma

    JennTheMomma Mommy of 1 & Expecting #2

    Dec 31, 2008
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    You want to wait until after your first period. Sometimes all the lochia doesn't come out until then (even if you stopped bleeding prior to the first period). You want a cycle to go by before doing tampons to decrease the chance of infection.

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