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Heavy heavy period with clots

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DXBMermaid Mon 17-Oct-16 07:28:26

So it's day 10 of my period and instead of it slowing down, it just got worse.
I filled up my diva cup in 3 hours and bled all over a chair at Paul's confusedblush
There is a lot of blood and clots too, mild cramping. This is my first period after stopping bf'ing my second child (13 months) but I've had regular periods since 8 weeks postpartum. I have a copper coil. Please tell me this is ok and in a day or 2 it will be over?

Cakescakescakes Mon 17-Oct-16 07:36:59

My first period after stopping BF was like reservoir dogs. They did settle down then. It wasn't as prolonged as yours though?

DXBMermaid Mon 17-Oct-16 07:41:15

You've just made me laugh, resevoir dogs? grin
It was slow to start, but the last few days got heavier. Never had a period for this long. I didn't have a period in between stopping bf with my first and falling pregnant with my second so have no comparison. The heavy clots are a bit worrying or do you think that's normal?

AttilaTheMeerkat Mon 17-Oct-16 10:18:48

I would consider making an appointment with the GP.

ShanghaiDiva Mon 17-Oct-16 11:05:59

I would advise getting your iron levels checked too.

DXBMermaid Mon 17-Oct-16 13:02:08

Have an appointment with at the Drs tomorrow morning. Will see what she says.

ShanghaiDiva Fri 21-Oct-16 10:15:24

How did you get on?
Hope all went well.

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