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Old 10-22-2013, 10:29 AM   #3
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Re: Heavy periods, still breastfeeding

Originally Posted by breefawn View Post
Have you tried cloth pads or a cup? My period was awful, an after i switched i could actually go grocery shopping
I tried a Diva cup, and it filled up so fast that it would start to fall out.
I tried cloth pads but just ended up with a big mess, even with heavy flow pads.

Right now for example, I will soak through a super plus tampon and leak a big spot onto a pad in less than an hour.

I have been taking Motrin (800 mg every 6 hours) and that helps, but only somewhat. Not sure how it works, but it does decrease blood flow.
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