how many days did your post-delivery bleeding last?

@sharay (2769)
June 25, 2008 4:12am CST
mine was a normal delivery and i had it for just one week, was it normal?
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25 Jun 08
well with my first child it lasted for a bout 10 days and was pretty much normal but with my second it lasted a lot longer and i had massive clots too which wasnt pleasant at all and worried me a lot, it soon cleared up tho and all was fine.
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@Swaana (1206)
• India
25 Jun 08
My first delivery was a c-section and it lasted for almost 3 weeks. But the second one is normal and it lasted for just a week and I was assured by my gynec that it is very normal and she advised me to take lots of iron rich foods.
@eden32 (3975)
• United States
25 Jun 08
It was normal for you. It can vary quite a bit. With my first born it lasted close to 3 weeks, with my second less than a week and both were 'normal'. Continue to take it easy, eat well & get plenty of rest.