3 months after rupture and c/s, still bleeding? - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 5 Old 12-15-2011, 11:07 PM - Thread Starter
 
rareimer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: bc, canada
Posts: 1,708
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I had my third baby and third c-section 3 months ago.  I had a utertine rupture during my VBA2C attempt, but seemed to recover fairly well.  My postpartum bleeding lasted a little over 6 weeks, but I think it lasted til around 6 weeks with my other two babies as well.  Then two months after the birth, I had some red spotting, which I thought was maybe my period returning, but it was only for a day.  I'm exclusively breastfeeding, but she does sleep through the night, so it was possible for it to be my period.  Then a week after the spotting, I started bleeding quite a bit, and was sure that was my period even though I had no cramping or anything.  Then it lasted for ELEVEN DAYS.  We had sex for the first time postpartum a couple days after that, and I started bleeding again, though not heavy, mostly brown.  I've spotted off and on since then, and at 3 months postpartum, am bleeding again.  It hasn't really seemed like a period, but seems way too long to still be lochia.

 

Is this normal?  Should I call my OB?  Could it be from the rupture?  Retained placenta? 


Robyn - In stillheart.gif with Tyson, Gothy Mama to fairy.gif Jasmyn (March 12 2003), jammin.gifGrayson (August 2 2005), my angel3.gif Aurora Hope (m/c Nov 10 2010), and baby.gif Sydney Rayne (September 17 2011)     ribboncesarean.gifx3

rareimer is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 of 5 Old 12-16-2011, 07:12 PM
 
_ktg_'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: a house in the suburban jungle.
Posts: 2,142
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I would be calling either my family doc or my ob/gyn to discuss if they wanted me to come in for a visit & exam.  


treehugger.gifAnd you who seek to know Me, know that the seeking and yearning will avail you not, unless you know the Mystery: for if that which you seek, you find not within yourself, you will never find it without.treehugger.gif

_ktg_ is offline  
#3 of 5 Old 12-17-2011, 05:28 PM
 
McGucks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: among the wildflowers
Posts: 1,222
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Hi mama!  Just chiming in to say I second ktg's recommendation.  I am sorry you are dealing with this.  I do not think what you are experiencing sounds typical.  I am definitely one to get something checked out instead of worrying about it.  It may be something very minor and explainable, and hopefully is!

 

Good luck!


 sleepytime.gif I got tired of my signature, but I still love my children and husband and miss my little brotherkid.gif

McGucks is offline  
#4 of 5 Old 01-04-2012, 02:51 PM
 
momz3's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: TX
Posts: 2,624
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I had a uterine rupture years ago and I believe I bled normally. but if you feel as though something is not right, definitely call your doctor for an exam.


Kylin 10/14/2002

Aja 8/13/2004

Evie 3/11/2010

2 angels in Heaven (Alexis & Bryson)

Currently NTNP for baby #4 dust.gif

momz3 is offline  
#5 of 5 Old 01-04-2012, 04:56 PM
 
Tenk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: The Island
Posts: 5,107
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I also had a uterine rupture that led to my 1st c-section and had discomfort in the areas where I felt my rupture was (it was at the top of my uterus in 2 places) but no abnormal bleeding.  It's very common to have weird bleeding after a baby and maybe even more since it's your 3rd.  I called my OB when ever I felt like there was a problem or potential.  Call, they may want to see you, just to make sure it's nothing ... kwim?

 

good luck mama and I'm glad your little one made a safe entrance!!!


Tenk ~ happily married with lots of kids

Tenk is offline  
Reply

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off