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What is the reason for white vaginal discharge from a new baby?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Baby parts
Baby girls have a uterus too.
The estrogen that your circulation shares with baby triggers some increase in the size and internal lining of her uterus.That shows up as clear to milky discharge and sometimes scant menstrual blood after delivery stops the estrogen transfer.By the 10th day the baby's uterus has shrunk and all discharge has usually stopped.

In brief: Baby parts
Baby girls have a uterus too.
The estrogen that your circulation shares with baby triggers some increase in the size and internal lining of her uterus.That shows up as clear to milky discharge and sometimes scant menstrual blood after delivery stops the estrogen transfer.By the 10th day the baby's uterus has shrunk and all discharge has usually stopped.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Patrick Hieber
Pediatrics
In brief: Vaginal discharge
Transplacental pregnancy hormones stimulate the uterine lining and after birth the dropping levels of these hormones result in withdrawal discharge and sometimes minor bleeding as well.
This is a one-time event and last just a few das.. No intervention needed.

In brief: Vaginal discharge
Transplacental pregnancy hormones stimulate the uterine lining and after birth the dropping levels of these hormones result in withdrawal discharge and sometimes minor bleeding as well.
This is a one-time event and last just a few das.. No intervention needed.
Dr. Patrick Hieber
Dr. Patrick Hieber
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