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Is it normal?

to bleed the full 6 weeks after having a baby! with my first son it was 2 weeks and i started my period a week later..i'm going on week 4! and i'm going nuts! by this time with my first son i'd already had my first period

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AustinsMommy306

Asked by AustinsMommy306 at 1:51 PM on Feb. 23, 2009 in Health

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  • Yes, I did with all 3 of mine.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:52 PM on Feb. 23, 2009

  • How active are you? It will make a difference on how long you bleed. I was bleeding for three weeks with my second child when my sister (who had four kids by then) told me to go back to bed. She said I wasn't resting enough. Sure enough I stopped bleeding within a couple days of rest.
    SusieD250

    Answer by SusieD250 at 1:53 PM on Feb. 23, 2009

  • Yep its normal.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 1:53 PM on Feb. 23, 2009

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