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Heavy Period Postpartum
Is a very heavy period normal after a c section? I am 8 weeks postpartum. I also had some bleeding before my period started. Blood is bright red.
Probably normal: The first few periods after delivery can be heavier than usual. Have you had your postpartum visit yet? if that was normal, things are probably ok ...Read more
Is it normal to have a super super heavy period after having a baby! I'm 3 months post partum and going through a super tampon every 45 min - ?
Not normal: Is this the first period since delivery? Was everything ok with delivery and did bleeding stopped as expected afterwards? Were your periods heavy before preg.? Periods can become a bit heavier after pregnancy but a tampon every 45 min seems a lot. I'd see your OB-GYN, esp. if heavy bleeding continues, cramping, fever, dizzy or weak. ...Read more
Im 8months postpartum. Going thru a super absorbent tampon+pad every 2 hours. This is my 3rd period since giving birth. 1st ever this heavy.
NOT NORMAL: Please call your gyn now or go to the er u need evaluation and meds to stop or slow down the bleeding. ...Read more
I am 6 mos postpartum, just had second period since and it was extremely heavy, I also have hypothyroidism, could this be a sign my levels are off?
I just had a baby, I'm 6 weeks postpartum I just started bleeding again, it's very heavy. Crazy heavy..is this my period? It's bright re
I am 8weeks postpartum and hemorrhage. I started bleeding at 6 weeks, and now it's heavy. How long does this last for? What's normal for first period?
I am 14.5 weeks postpartum following c section. Have begun bleeding again but no pain. Very bright red and very very heavy. Is this my first period?
Maybe: Based upon your description, it could be, but we are limited to a very few words. If you are worried, please return to your doctor for further evaluation. I hope you feel better! ...Read more
Had sex 2 weeks postpartum had stopped bleeding now im bleeding lot. Heavy and dark. But im cramping too. Is it my period? I can't tell
Too early for sex: And too early for your period, you should have already asked this to the doctor who did your delivery!, since your post partum care is included , you probably are bleeding from your uterus as it is has not involuted all the way from the delivery, or it could be from your cervix, or other causes, you need call the oco who delivered you tonight to see what they want you to do and no more sex. ...Read more
My son is 2 month old I had my postpartum checkup and pap and mydoc said it was normal , had a period a wk ago and now again? Both heavy bleeding. Why
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