After pregnancy, a woman’s body will experience period-like bleeding as the uterus contracts back to its normal size. This bleeding can be fairly heavy and can last up to 2 months. In the beginning, the blood will be bright red and then gradually becomes brownish red towards the end.
Some women experience postpartum hemorrhaging which is when a woman bleeds more than normal after giving birth. Contact your doctor if you have any of the following symptoms after giving birth:
· You are filling more than one pad every hour
· You have blood clots the size of an egg or bigger
· Dizziness or trouble breathing
Postpartum hemorrhaging can be life-threatening if you notice anything unusual after giving birth seek medical attention.
How long until I get my period after having a baby?
Everyone woman’s body is different as to when they will get their period after