Typically 48 hrs. A typical stay for an uncomplicated vaginal delivery is 48 hours. Patients who deliver by cesarean, will usually be discharged after 72 hours.
1-4 days. In the event of an uncomplicated vaginal delivery you would likely be in the hospital for 1-2 days. If you deliver by cesarean your stay is typically 2-4 days. The factors involved include not only recovery for the mom, but also whether or not the baby needs to be kept in the hospital for any reason.