The way the baby is fed, i.e. bottle feeding or breastfeeding, influences the reactivation of the mother's menstrual cycles. However, this is not the only thing that affects the first menstrual period after childbirth, but other factors must also be taken into account, such as:
Factors influencing the first menstrual period after childbirth
By Andrea Rodrigo B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Michelle Lorraine Embleton B.Sc. Ph.D. (biochemist).
Last Update: 12/13/2022