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How long should vaginal bleeding after delivery last?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Several weeks

The normal lochia lasts for several weeks.
If the woman is breast feeding the bleeding may linger much longer.

In brief: Several weeks

The normal lochia lasts for several weeks.
If the woman is breast feeding the bleeding may linger much longer.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 6 weeks

For most people the bleeding after delivery is over by 6 weeks.

In brief: 6 weeks

For most people the bleeding after delivery is over by 6 weeks.
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
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