How long do after pains last ?

Charley - posted on 11/20/2012 ( 3 moms have responded )

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Is it normal to still be having contractions/after pains 6 days after birth ?

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Charley - posted on 11/20/2012

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they are worse when I am breastfeeding her, thankyou for responding and reassuring me x

Constance - posted on 11/20/2012

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As long as they are mild and your bleeding hasn't increased yes it is normal. Your uterus is still going back to normal and it can take up to 6 weeks for it to shrink back down to size.

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