If no sperm fertilizes the egg a person s period will usually start about 14 days later. Here are 10 common reasons your period may be delayed.
Weight loss or weight gain.
My period skipped a month. Others are hit or miss and unpredictable. If a person s hormones aren t cycling normally for whatever reason. For many missed periods are the first sign of perimenopause.
On average a woman get their period every 24 to 38 days. Extreme weight loss hormonal irregularities and menopause are among the most common causes if you re not pregnant. After a few months your monthly period should be right back on track.
You may also skip a period at the end of your menstrual years as you approach menopause. If you are breastfeeding your little one a lack of periods is completely normal. It typically starts in your mid to late forties.
A period is officially considered late if it s been. While a missed period is one of the first signs of pregnancy there are a variety of other reasons why it. Perimenopause lasts for about four years before your period stops completely.
Some happen like clockwork. Every woman is different including their periods. During this time it s not unusual for your period to wax and wane sometimes disappearing for months until it stops completely you re technically in menopause when you ve gone over 12 months without a menstrual period.
If you don t have any known condition affecting your menstrual cycle your period should start within 30 days of the start of your last period. Referred to as lactational amenorrhea this is a phase that disrupts the rhythm of your menstrual cycle. You may miss a period for one or two months or you may experience complete amenorrhea which is a lack of menstruation for three or more months in a row.
One missed period might just be an off month but irregular periods should be evaluated by a gynecologist she says.