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When will my uterus be back to normal after giving birth?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 6 weeks

Usually by your 6 week postpartum check your uterus is back to normal size.
Breastfeeding helps the uterus to shrink and also decreases your bleeding after delivery.

In brief: 6 weeks

Usually by your 6 week postpartum check your uterus is back to normal size.
Breastfeeding helps the uterus to shrink and also decreases your bleeding after delivery.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: 4 to 6 weeks

By 6 weeks the uterus has returned to normal, but may be a bit different from before the pregnancy.

In brief: 4 to 6 weeks

By 6 weeks the uterus has returned to normal, but may be a bit different from before the pregnancy.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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