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how long should menstrual period after birth last?

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Dr. Anne Hale
Dr. Anne Hale answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It varies: Everyone is different but it can be several weeks. It usually is bright red then turns to brown and then becomes white. It is all called lochia and is very normal after delivery unless there is fever, severe pain or foul odor.
Answered on May 17, 2019

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