Yingying postpartum first menstruation, menstrual volume is particularly much, sanitary napkin 2 hours do not change will leak. I thought that the baby would come to menstruation after weaning, but I didn’t expect to come when the baby was 6 months old. Her menstruation suddenly arrived and caught Yingying’s mother by surprise.

It is believed that many new mothers have similar experiences. They don’t know when they will have their menstruation after delivery, so that they are unprepared and unprepared; or they have abnormal postpartum menstruation, which leads to anxiety and worry. Postpartum menstruation, new mothers should have some understanding, for their own health escort.

▌ when does postpartum menstruation come?

The time of postpartum mother’s menstruation varies from person to person. Some mothers resume menstruation after the baby’s full month, while some mothers do not come to menstruation until the baby is 1 year old. Generally speaking, if it is a new mother who does not need feeding, it will come within 6-8 weeks after delivery. If it is to feed the new mother, breast-feeding in general the first few months will not come to menstruation.

Some mothers resume menstruation after adding complementary food to their babies, while some mothers resume menstruation after weaning from milk, which is not absolute. Some data show that about 25% of new lactating mothers will resume ovulation and menstruation in 12 weeks after delivery, and most new lactating mothers usually do not fully resume ovulation until 18 weeks.

Postpartum menstrual tide, lactating mother’s milk volume will generally reduce, the protein and fat contained in milk also slightly changed, the protein content is higher, the fat content is lower. This kind of milk may cause baby indigestion, but this is only temporary, after menstruation, it will return to normal. Therefore, even in the menstrual period, the mother does not need to stop feeding.

▌ how does postpartum menstrual abnormality do?

Women’s normal menstrual volume is generally 30-50ML, but this amount is not fixed, often varies from person to person. When postpartum just restores menstruation, it is easy to have too much menstruation, too little or irregular menstruation time. How should new mothers deal with it?

Postpartum menorrhagia

Postpartum menstruation is excessive, it may be caused by uterine injury, gynecological diseases or other diseases. Excessive menstruation of the mother, prone to anemia, in the menstrual period or after the menstrual period, often have palpitations, backache, leg pain, general weakness and other symptoms, usually easy to cold and fatigue.

Postpartum Hypomenorrhea

Too little postpartum menstruation may be caused by body blood deficiency or traumatic bleeding, such as postpartum hemorrhage causing body blood deficiency, resulting in less menstruation; excessive production and other damage to the kidney, resulting in insufficient kidney qi, and eventually lead to too little menstruation; the stimulation response of endometrium to ovarian hormone is reduced, or partial adhesion of endometrium can also cause too little menstruation.

Irregular menstruation time after delivery

The irregular time of postpartum menstruation is mainly caused by neuroendocrine dysfunction, organic lesions or drugs. Endocrine dysfunction such as thyroid, adrenal cortex dysfunction, diabetes, etc.; organic lesions including local inflammation of reproductive organs, tumor, malnutrition, etc.; drug factors such as the use of contraceptives, etc., these reasons may make postpartum menstruation time irregular.

▌ how to deal with it?

Whether it is menstrual volume is too much, too little, or irregular menstruation time, new mummy should not take medicine on their own. The wrong medication can not only solve the problem, but also make the situation more serious and even cause harm to the body.

Pregnant to postpartum this period of time, menstruation stopped for a long time, just came when the menstrual volume is slightly more, less or irregular, do not worry too much, please give the menstrual transition time, let it gradually recover. But if after a period of time, menstruation still did not return to normal, that should cause attention, early medical treatment.

In addition, new mothers usually have to work and rest regularly to ensure adequate sleep, avoid overwork, strengthen nutrition, reasonably match diet, exercise properly, and keep a happy mood. This can prevent excessive menstruation, too little or irregular menstruation time and other issues, which is conducive to postpartum menstruation as soon as possible to return to normal, more conducive to postpartum mother’s health.


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