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Had a baby 3/12 weeks ago delivered at home by a midwife. I am still bleeding as much as a have period is this normal? I have a 3 year old son. I got a uterus infection after birth with him and hemmoraged badly. I have been working out a bit, slow jog and

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Dr. Mary Engrav
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: While

While this may represent normal lochia (bleeding after delivery), please have your midwife examine you to be sure she doesn't think that you have retained placenta.
If you have heavier bleeding, pain, or fever then please be evaluated as an emergency.

In brief: While

While this may represent normal lochia (bleeding after delivery), please have your midwife examine you to be sure she doesn't think that you have retained placenta.
If you have heavier bleeding, pain, or fever then please be evaluated as an emergency.
Dr. Mary Engrav
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Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Need to be seen by

Your pcp or a ob/gyn to be properly evaluated, as infection is a common cause of bleeding or some part of the placenta might be retained.
If not already infected, you might get an infection more easily than under normal circumstances. So help yourself by seeing the doctor. Good luck and happy holidays.

In brief: Need to be seen by

Your pcp or a ob/gyn to be properly evaluated, as infection is a common cause of bleeding or some part of the placenta might be retained.
If not already infected, you might get an infection more easily than under normal circumstances. So help yourself by seeing the doctor. Good luck and happy holidays.
Dr. Tariq Niazi
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