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Poll Results: How long did you bleed after giving birth?

 
  • 4% (4)
    A couple of days
  • 26% (26)
    1-2 weeks
  • 20% (20)
    3-4 weeks
  • 26% (26)
    5-6 weeks
  • 11% (11)
    7-8 weeks
  • 10% (10)
    8 +
  • 1% (1)
    other. . .
98 Total Votes  
post #21 of 27
1 week.

And then again at 5.5w pp. But that was the return of AF :
post #22 of 27
#1: six weeks of bleeding and spotting (hospital birth with episiotomy and cord traction)

#2: 2 weeks, 6 days (waterbirth @ home)

#3: around 4 weeks of bleeding and spotting (another waterbirth @ home) **I think bleeding longer this time was caused by the fact that my hubby had one day off of work and that was it- I did not rest as much as I should have **
post #23 of 27
I voted a couple of days, but it was about 5, it was just like having a period.
post #24 of 27
This, my second, time has been confusing.

I bleed good for three days, then it lightened to spotting for three more then it went to REALLY light spotting almost just bloody discharge for going on 10 weeks now. I'm :
Why would it be so good then so bad?
post #25 of 27
About a week.
post #26 of 27
I bleed heavy for 3-5 days then spotted after that. I had a c-section(ds was breech).

My sis had a natural birth and has just been spotting after the first 2 wks.
post #27 of 27
I don't have an answer yet as baby just turned 1 month, and I'm still bleeding. I'm glad I found this thread, though. I was going to start it myself. I was led to believe that the bleeding would be over by now. It seems to come and go- ruined a lot of pairs of panties. Beginning to pi** me off.

I've been walking a lot- my son LOVES to ride in the stroller. I think I have a budding botonist (no pun intended)- the boy loves to stare at trees. But maybe I'm over-doing it? I'd hate to give up our walks, though.
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