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Blood clot had baby 5 days ago

(10 Posts)
Melt90 Fri 05-Aug-16 06:57:41

Hi I had my little one on Sunday and iv been fine I just went to the loo and iv found I passed a huge blood clot size at least a couple of inches by a couple of inches it's a handful is this normal? Sorry for tmi this early just worried il ring up midwifes when There open but just was wondering people's experiences xx

marmitecrumpets Fri 05-Aug-16 06:59:10

Congratulations on your new baby!
I had a baby last year and in my experience that is normal. It happened a few times, but then everything sorted itself out down there!

sandgrown Fri 05-Aug-16 07:00:11

I have had this a couple of times. I suspect it is nothing but just check with the midwife for reassurance x

sandgrown Fri 05-Aug-16 07:01:13

Ps Congratulations!x

Strawclutching Fri 05-Aug-16 07:04:05

Normal in my experience although none the less terrifying! Especially when it happens at a party.

ButtfaceMiscreant Fri 05-Aug-16 07:04:50

I would ring your triage (save the clot if you haven't already flushed it) and see what they say. Have you had a noticeable increase in your bleeding? I had uterine infections after both my births so I am probably overly cautious but I would ring them just to settle your mind.

Congratulations on your little one flowers

Melt90 Fri 05-Aug-16 07:12:03

Thank you I didn't realise you could love somebody as much as what I do her, yeah I did save it got health visitor coming round today so il ask then no if anything bleeding got lighter x thanks for all advice x

Dixiechick17 Fri 05-Aug-16 07:23:38

I was told that if bigger than a fifty pence piece to give them a call, worth calling anyway for piece of mind. I didn't get pass any clots post birth but know a fair few people who did.

HooseRice Fri 05-Aug-16 07:29:41


Sometimes clots become huge if you have been sitting for a long time or just after you wake up. It's just that with non movement they have longer to form before gravity gets the chance to do its thing.

Melt90 Fri 05-Aug-16 07:33:49

Yeah I had been to sleep so hadn't moved and yeah health visitors coming today so il ask or show her I did save it sounds gross but thought I better do xx

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