Cherry Hill, NJ
A 30-year-old female asked:
8 days postpartum. cramping started this am. red blood, small amount this afternoon. should i be concerned? had uncomplicated vaginal delivery.
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lochia: You are experiencing the dissolution of the remnants of the endometrium and shrinkage of the placental site. It is called lochia, and that is why there is a 6 week post partum period. If the bleeding becomes copious and bright red, contact the OB MD who did the delivery.
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Last updated Oct 28, 2015
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