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    Question Low Abdo Pain/No Period

    I'm 12 weeks post natal and have yet to get my period.
    I also have low grade but constant abdominal pain.
    I've had an ultrasound but nothing untoward was picked up.
    Had a round of antibiotics but the pain remains.
    And still no period..
    When did you get your first period post natally?
    And did you experience abdo pain at all?

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    Are you b/feeding? If so then there's every likely hood you won't get your period again until you finish. I didn't get mine until nearly 4mths after stopping b/feeding.

    Did you have a c-section? Perhaps your pain could be related to that? Scarring or something?

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    I bf my DS until he was 12months but got my period when he was about 6months. About 2 months before period arrived I was getting really bad pain (on and off), went to my gp and she said it was just my body getting prepared to start menstrating again. My mum, who is a naturopath, advised me to start taking angus cactus (blackmores) everyday ( which is fine to take while breastfeeding) and I found that really helped.

    I hope this helps.

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    Thanks for your replies.
    Yes, I thought the pain might be related to scarring from the caesar but had an ultrasound and everything looked okay although I did have a thickening of the endometrium.

    I am not breastfeeding as I didn't want to risk my baby given that I am presently taking medication for mental illness.

    I will definitely check out the angus cactus. Vitamins and minerals (eg. magnesium and Vitamin D) really helped me when I was hit with PND.

    Thanks again.

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    Update: it was my body trying to have a period. Body then had normal period and everything's back to normal. Cactus helped immensely. Thank you!


 

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