I've only ever gone back at 6 weeks postpartum, which each midwife I've had.
I'm surprised that no one even bother to call or check up at all, since I had such a bad hemorrhage.
I've kind of always had the feeling that...
Congrats on your son! I needed to take advil for the after pains too, my babe was nursing at least 12 hours out of 24 and they were just too intense for me to handle...but after a few days they went away. Enjoy your babymoon!