No periods after delivery

She delivered a baby 7 months back...after the post partum bleeding for 15days...she had slight bleeding just for a day after 2 months and no periods since then...checked for pregnancy at home...which was it of concern that no periods for so long?
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Venkat Raghav Bangalore | General Physician
Hello, Exclusive breastfeeding prevents normal Menstrual cycle atleast for 6 months.LH harmone secreted during perpeurum inhibits FSH so woman will not have periods.But its doesn't give 100% protection against conception. So other alternative contracepives are used during this period.
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