- Lots of things happen in your body right after giving birth.
- Some body changes are painless and others can be uncomfortable.
- Stress and lack of sleep can make you feel emotional.
Your period may start again 6 to 8 weeks after giving birth if you're not breastfeeding. If you are breastfeeding, your period may not start again for months. Some women don't have a period again until they stop breastfeeding.