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How long did you bleed after having a baby by c section? adult content

I bled for only a week after I had my daughter then it stopped and then it came back two days later. Is that normal?

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Asked by lovebunny82709 at 10:39 PM on Nov. 7, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Yes, it probably means that you overdid it that day. I bled for 5 weeks!!!

    Answer by kbakeman at 10:45 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • Yes, that's normal. It may be like that for a few more weeks. Your uterus is shrinking back down to normal size, so it will take a while to heal completely. I think I bled for like 5 weeks.

    Answer by Kword at 10:45 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • First daughter I bled for 2 weeks and had my regular period 2 weeks later. Second daughter I bled for almost 7 weeks and got my period a few days later

    Answer by Nanixh at 10:46 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • I bled for 3 1/2 weeks, then got my periods back 3 days later. Fun!

    Answer by musicpisces at 11:00 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • For my first 4 it was around 1-2 weeks, I think.  This last time I bled for 5 weeks and it was finally starting to stop and BAM my period started.  I was so ticked, lol.  But once that was over it finally stopped all together.


    Answer by justanotherjen at 11:27 AM on Nov. 8, 2010

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