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First you go nine months without a period. Then, if you breastfeed, aside from the initial bleeding after having a baby, you might get lucky to go a year or possibly more without a period! So, when you get the “joy” of having it return, it can be some what of a shocker at just how much you, well, suddenly bleed. What’s with all the heavy bleeding? And, for some, why is there bleeding between periods? Breezy Mama turned to my favorite OB, Dr. Gafori, from IGO Medical Group, to get these questions answered.
Why do some women suffer from heavy bleeding?
Menorrhagia or heavy bleeding affects anywhere from 10-35 percent of women. It is one of the more common problems that leads to [Read more…] about Why Are My Periods So Heavy and Why Do I Bleed Between Periods?