Babies: 3 - 6 Months

4 months postpartum nausea?

I'm 4 months pp and I'm all of sudden nauseous every day for the past week. The only difference is that I'm not producing much milk anymore. My son started refusing my breast about 2 weeks ago and now I only pump. Unfortunately my supply has gone way down. Could this nausea be a result from that, a major shift in hormones?

Re: 4 months postpartum nausea?

  • Are you sure you are not pregnant?  I never had a nausea problem in relation to supply.  I know there is a nasty stomach bug plaguing the NE
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  • I've had this same nausea the last few days... baby is 3 months. I even took a pregnancy test (-) because it felt just like 1st tri nausea.  Probably something hormonal?
  • Maybe your period is coming back?  I get nauseated sometimes when I'm PMSing, that would explain your supply drop.
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  • I took a pregnancy test and it was negative. I got my period for the first time last month, around the 16th so maybe it's that. I was thinking a stomach bug because I also had a bit of diarrhea on Sunday morning and this morning but not in between, I just figured that a stomach bug wouldn't last this long. I'm waiting for my doctor to call me back.
  • I've been getting this too.  I bent down to put DS in his swing and almost threw up.  I've also been headachy and have insomnia. 

    I'm going to see my OB to make sure eveything is ok with my hormones!

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  • It must be a hormonal balance or something. I have stopping BFing within the last few weeks and I have experienced nausea and serious dizzy spells.  Thought I was maybe pregnant again and then I got my first post partum period.
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  • Wierd. Same thing is happening to me. I did just stop breastfeeding all together though, and I think that has something to do with it.
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  • funny same thing is happening to daughter is 4 months old and my supply has decreased all of a sudden too
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