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Has anyone else had sever chills after birth?

in the night i have uncontrollable night sweats and severe chills. my entire body tightens ups and shakes for 3 minutes straight, then an hour later I wake up sweating. I am starting to worry.

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Asked by tattooedmomma23 at 9:12 AM on Mar. 9, 2009 in Health

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  • You need to see your doctor. Seriously call them today. You could have part of the placenta retained and have an infection.

    Answer by SusieD250 at 9:13 AM on Mar. 9, 2009

  • Its normal right after birth I'm not sure how long after it can continue. You could have a fever.

    Answer by Farrahann at 9:13 AM on Mar. 9, 2009

  • They only time I had that was right after birth. I agree with the first poster, call your Dr. Better to be safe than sorry.


    Answer by Christine0813 at 9:16 AM on Mar. 9, 2009

  • I did that right after birth and for the first couple nights.

    Answer by momofpurebliss at 9:22 AM on Mar. 9, 2009

  • I have after every birth(I have 6 kids). It's never been more than a nusance.

    Answer by Pauline3283 at 10:22 AM on Mar. 9, 2009

  • I STILL DO IT! everytime i eat i run to the thermostat to turn the heat up because i FREEZE to death, i cant control my body temperature

    Answer by rozepyle at 10:54 AM on Mar. 9, 2009

  • Are you getting an infection???? call your dr...!

    Answer by LiLMomma0060 at 12:46 PM on Mar. 9, 2009

  • Thank you ladies. I am gonna talk to my doc about it tomorrow. I am freaked about it.

    Answer by tattooedmomma23 at 1:06 PM on Mar. 9, 2009

  • Yes, call the doc! It sounds like you are trying to fight off an infection of some sort. Congrats!

    Answer by Michele1L1018 at 3:43 PM on Mar. 9, 2009

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