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What does a normal vaginal discharge after childbirth look like?

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Dr. Lisa Roberts
Pediatrics
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In brief: White, creamy

Most newborn girls who have vaginal discharge may develop white, creamy secretions.
The vaginal discharge typically does not have any odor at all and is not associated with any pain or itching. In some cases, the discharge may even contain some blood and this is also quite normal.

In brief: White, creamy

Most newborn girls who have vaginal discharge may develop white, creamy secretions.
The vaginal discharge typically does not have any odor at all and is not associated with any pain or itching. In some cases, the discharge may even contain some blood and this is also quite normal.
Dr. Lisa Roberts
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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics

In brief: Clear to White

Newborn girls will normally have a clear to white vaginal discharge for the first several days after birth.
Of note, the discharge may turn to a pink or reddish color in the first week and is not normally a concern unless it persists.

In brief: Clear to White

Newborn girls will normally have a clear to white vaginal discharge for the first several days after birth.
Of note, the discharge may turn to a pink or reddish color in the first week and is not normally a concern unless it persists.
Dr. Scott Katz
Dr. Scott Katz
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