Is a discharge with a strong bad odor 10 days after having a baby a sign of infection? What could it mean? Do I need to be evaluated?

Various reasons. Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe.