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A 27-year-old female asked:

2weeks pp.vag delivery no complications.light/no bleeding 4 days after birth.now on and off red blood like period/quarter clots. terrified. normal?

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Dr. Cynthia Archer
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Call OB: Sometimes one can have leftovers of the placenta or other tissues postpartum still present in the uterus. While some bleeding is expected after delivery, clots and heavy bleeding should be reported to your obstetrician immediately. I suggest you call and describe what you are experiencing to them and let the decide what should be done next. Congratulations on your new baby. Keep calm and call OB.
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