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Menstruation after childbirth

Menstruation after childbirth

During pregnancy, there are no monthly - known fact.As the woman's body during pregnancy is exposed to drastic hormonal changes, necessary for normal growth and development of the child.The body is intensive production of progesterone - a hormone of pregnancy.Progesterone is responsible for normal childbearing.

And nine months later goes into labor.Female body is again subjected to severe hormonal reorganization.However, only this time the nature of thought through enough already active production of prolactin - a completely different hormones.The people he called "milk hormone" because under the influence of prolactin and provided stimulation of milk.

Under the influence of this hormone also occurs suppression of hormones in the ovaries.Consequently, it becomes impossible to oocyte maturation, due to lack of ovulation, there is nothing out of the ovary.Monthly resulting simply do not occur.This condition can last up to a period when progesterone is active - there is milk production.Ongoing developm

ent of lactation as long as the woman is breastfeeding.

Ideally, all built in the female body really harmonious.In most cases, and the process takes place in the body of every woman just a few decades ago.Past generations of women could easily feed a baby under the age of three years, forgetting about the possible problem pesky monthly.

However, the situation today has changed markedly.The rate may have a few options.Monthly postpartum also may include different variants of the norm, which will be discussed in an article in more detail.

When women begin monthly after delivery?

This information confirms - dependent onset menstruation postpartum directly from breastfeeding.For the active prolactin woman breastfeeding a child is required at any time of day or night - at the request of the baby.At the same time, the more often it will be breast-feeding is best.Only such a condition increases the probability that the monthly during this period will not come.However, when reducing lactation occurs reducing the overall level of prolactin, which leads to again restore menstruation.

Now pay attention maturity and monthly recovery rate in the postpartum period.As we have noted, in modern practice, many possible standards timing recovery period.As it should consider the individual characteristics of each of the female body.Moreover, there are the modern principles (eg, drug delivery, hormonal contraceptives) that lead to the disruption of normal natural processes in the female body.

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Early and late onset of menstruation after childbirth

Early onset of menstruation - after 6-7 weeks after birth.However, it should be understood that such early onset of menstruation does not belong to the category of pathology.It is likely that such an early restoration of menstruation characteristic of women who refused to breastfeed for some reason.Either they stick to mixed feeding a baby.In this case, first menstruation can occur after only two to three months after childbirth.

According to many women, postpartum discharge and are monthly.But it is understood the fallacy of such a statement.Blood vaginal discharge in the postpartum period - is lochia.Their causes becomes the formation of a wound on the walls of the uterus during the delivery of the placenta.This will be glad and bleeding in the postpartum period.

bright red lochia in the first days after childbirth are quite abundant, perhaps the presence of clots in the composition, then they do become brown, with a reduction in profusion.By the end of the sixth week after birth such isolation altogether disappear.

Monthly sometimes do not come quite a long time - a year or longer.If this lasts a full breast-feeding grounds for excitement in a woman should not be.

Character month after childbirth

Full restoration of the menstrual cycle occurs after the first two or three menstrual periods, taking regular.Otherwise, you need to consult a gynecologist.Irregular periods after giving birth can be caused by inflammation of the reproductive organs, tumors of the uterus, endometriosis, ovarian tumors and a variety of other pathological conditions.

Prevent onset menstruation may repeat pregnancy because breastfeeding does not become an effective means of contraception.The first month after childbirth are quite abundant.This phenomenon is considered quite normal and natural for a duration of menstruation is not more than a week.

If the process of such monthly accompanied by dizziness, palpitations, feelings of weakness - require treatment consult a doctor.After birth, the menstrual cycle may change its duration, subject to change in the duration of menstruation.

The normal menstrual cycle is 21-35 days, during the discharge is from 3 to 5 days inclusive.Any deviation from these parameters woman should consult a physician.There should be abundant or long, lean and short nature of menstruation.

appearance of menstruation too long can be a sign of uterine fibroids.Many women wonder - whether the change of painful menstruation postpartum.This issue is strictly individual.Because lead to pain during menstruation may be different factors.In particular, the cause of pain could be a bending of the uterus - hence, postpartum pain is likely to be reduced, taking into account the recovery of the normal position of the uterus under the influence of a generic process.

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Although it is understood that painful periods can be caused by a number of other factors - inflammation in the postpartum period, the general immaturity of the female body, intense contraction of the walls of the uterus, inflammation of the uterus or its appendages.

If possible termination of postpartum pain during menstruation, the premenstrual syndrome in any case retains.Modern medicine is unable to uniquely identify the possible causes of PMS, although nominated and considered different versions.

But every woman saved the same symptoms of PMS - the emergence of irritability, tearfulness, mood deterioration, swelling and breast tenderness, pain and joint pain, a certain swelling, insomnia, headache and other symptoms.Before the onset of each menstrual period occurs at least one of the symptoms of PMS.

personal hygiene during menstruation after childbirth

ability to apply the usual gasket (with an absorbent mesh) or swabs possible only after the full restoration of the menstrual cycle. However, once the postpartum period, yet saved fuckers allocation, the use of these funds is prohibited. Since tampons are an obstacle to the free flow of blood - it is really important after childbirth.Under the influence of the mesh can be irritated injured mucosa, especially in the presence of postnatal seams.

recommended if lochia also often care for the vulva, but it should not use the "intimate" gels.You can pay attention to the baby soap.Select recommended pad with a smooth surface, with their change every 3-4 hours.

During discharge lochia prohibited classes unprotected sex, to exclude a variety of infections in the open womb.Doctors advise all the rejection of intimacy 6 weeks postpartum period.

Summarizing the article, you must once again draw attention to the situation where treatment is required advice from a doctor:

  • not occur monthly 2 months after the cessation of breastfeeding.

  • When too long and heavy spotting - longer than 7 days, with blood loss greater than 150 ml.

  • Content large clots in the blood, discharge of bright red color.

  • presence of pain in the uterus.

  • unpleasant pungent odor emissions.

  • general deterioration of women, especially during menstruation.

should also be remembered that the restoration of the menstrual cycle in the postpartum period is influenced by many other factors:

  • Defective rest.

  • Features of psychological condition of the woman.

  • overwork.

  • stress.

  • birth trauma.

  • Malnutrition.

  • state of health in the postpartum period.

All of these factors to some extent, affect the recovery of the normal menstrual cycle.Following the resumption of menses, and they will affect the health of women in general.