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is this normal

(7 Posts)
daisychain1991 Tue 23-Jun-15 13:45:33

Hello all, I gave birth 13 weeks ago.
At 8 weeks post partum I had what I thought was my period. It only lasted an hour though and was very light. Last week I had the same and again today.
I am also having terrible hot flushes and night sweats. Is this normal? I am concerned but don't want to go to go if its all natural after giving birth!

Lonz Tue 23-Jun-15 20:02:42

Would you be able to ring your GP surgery just to ask for advice or even a midwifery unit (they'd know better) Mention the hot flushes.
To be honest I never really paid much attention to any bleeding afterwards, I just waited for it all to stop. It's a pain in the arse.

daisychain1991 Tue 23-Jun-15 21:33:44

I probably should, just don't want to feel I am wasting there time. I bled for about a week after then stopped so when I had a bleed at eight weeks I just assumed it was my period.

Lonz Wed 24-Jun-15 22:03:16

Don't worry about wasting their time. You have a concern that you want addressed. It's their job.

Maybe not call a midwifery unit actually (they'll be on duty waiting for women in labour) but I'm sure you'd have some midwife's number in the Red book?

Roseybee10 Thu 25-Jun-15 15:45:48

Could be a thyroid issue. Best to get it checked x

worserevived Fri 26-Jun-15 08:19:15

Might be an infection or retained products - best to go and see your gp.

daisychain1991 Sat 27-Jun-15 15:07:15

Thanks all, I will book an appointment first thing Monday. smile

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