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How long do you bleed after giving birth?

I've heard so many stories...some say weeks after, some say it's heavy a few days after, then it turns to a clear/pinkish color. Any/all advice is helpful.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 6:11 PM on Jul. 2, 2011 in Pregnancy

Answers (11)
  • 3-4 weeks. I think it just really depends.
    SalemWitchChild

    Answer by SalemWitchChild at 6:14 PM on Jul. 2, 2011

  • I bleed for a few days. I learned that if you hold your urine that you will bleed more heavily.
    babygirl0782

    Answer by babygirl0782 at 6:15 PM on Jul. 2, 2011

  • 6 months after the first one and 3 weeks after the second.
    lowencope

    Answer by lowencope at 6:16 PM on Jul. 2, 2011

  • 4-6 weeks depending on what type of birth the baby had.
    Babybean90

    Answer by Babybean90 at 6:16 PM on Jul. 2, 2011

  • 2 months.
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 6:24 PM on Jul. 2, 2011

  • Anywhere from 4-6 weeks like a pp said. It depends on how the birth was and everything. With my son it was almost 6 weeks, with my daughter it was only 4 but it does slow down after the first week or so.
    countrygirl06

    Answer by countrygirl06 at 6:26 PM on Jul. 2, 2011

  • If you have sisters that have had kids, I would ask them how it was for them. Or ask your mother how it was for her. They are closely biologically to you and would be a good indicator. 2 weeks is the average.
    BrendaW.

    Answer by BrendaW. at 6:27 PM on Jul. 2, 2011

  • 3 weeks
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 6:55 PM on Jul. 2, 2011

  • 2 weeks
    hottmomma042607

    Answer by hottmomma042607 at 7:03 PM on Jul. 2, 2011

  • Why did I get voted down?
    babygirl0782

    Answer by babygirl0782 at 7:26 PM on Jul. 2, 2011

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