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postnatal bleeding- im confused, is this normal

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mummy2bsoon Wed 03-Sep-08 09:31:53

im 5 and half weeks postnatal, and my bleeding was coming to an end, and lastnight i had a clot the size of a pund coin and bright red blood in my pad, is this normal?

Gledhill Wed 03-Sep-08 09:41:06

Happened to me too, took ages to stop bleeding... kept stopping and starting.

Talk to your midwife if you are worried though

mummy2bsoon Wed 03-Sep-08 09:42:45

how long after did u stop?

Seeline Wed 03-Sep-08 09:44:37

I had stopped just before my 8 week check with both my pregancies. The first time I went to my GP who sent me for a scan to check everything was ok but I didn't bother 2nd time round.

kayjayel Wed 03-Sep-08 10:25:08

I posted about this a few weeks ago. Was 6 wks with DS and now still a bit at 11 wks with DD. Doc has put me on anitbiotics and I've had different answers from different docs as to whether I need a scan. Its horrid, but no-one seems that worried unless you have signs of an infection (temp or bad smell).

norksinmywaistband Wed 03-Sep-08 10:32:30

Was 4 weeks with DD and 12 weeks with DS.
No problem just took ages.

mummy2bsoon Wed 03-Sep-08 10:36:38

i have been havin stinging feelings, and doc gave me sum cream to rub down there...

not sure what to do...

FioFio Wed 03-Sep-08 10:38:30

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mummy2bsoon Wed 03-Sep-08 10:42:16

im breastfeeding...

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