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    Irregular Period after baby...?
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    Harely posted:
    I had a baby on sept 4, 2012. It was a vaginal birth, no problems. Had my period after the baby for about 3 weeks, then it tappered off, then on oct 19, I started again, my periods usally last 7 days, but I am going on 11 days of straight bleeding. My husband and I did have sex inbetween that time, I am pretty sure I wasn't pregnant again yet, but just wondering why my period is going this long? Any advise would help. Thanks!
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    tlkittycat1968 responded:
    Most women bleed for about six weeks after giving birth (no, it's not a period). Much of the time it's heavy spotting with some bleeding.

    How heavy is the bleeding? If it's really heavy (going through a super plus pad/tampon in an hour or less) then it's time to see your doctor.
    Proud mommy to PJ (5)
     
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    Harely replied to tlkittycat1968's response:
    Not heavy bleeding going through maybe 2 or 3 pads throughout the whole day. Some cramps but not much, just sore legs and back. Hoping it will be done soon. Thanks!


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