I still have spotting/bleeding everyday & my child is 5 months old

Hope - posted on 07/18/2012 ( 2 moms have responded )




I have had a crazy time with my children and periods. I was never ontime hell I didnt no there was a time sometimes I'd have a period once every 3 to 5 months. After having my son who now 3 I started to get a period almost once a month. Years later I just had my baby girl same month feb 6 and I breastfeed both but my daughter got boobs longer. She is now 5months and I have not stopped bleeding or spotting. I spot at least 3-4 a week some weeks are lighter then others. I just need to know is this normal after viginal delievery to still be spotting 5months after pregnancy.


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Louise - posted on 07/19/2012




This is not normal and it sounds to me there is retained product there. You need to see your GP to confirm. If it is retained product you will have to have a D&C to cure the problem. There is another posibility that it is a hormonal glitch that has not settled down. This will be determined by a blood test. Either way this is treatable and you dont have to suffer any more. Make that appointment today.

Tina - posted on 07/19/2012




I didn't have a viginal delivery with my 2 but both were certainly different I only bleed for a few weeks but my second I bled for about 8 months like you sometimes were lighter then others. I was also on the implannon not sure if that's why as well. May be worth a visit to the doctor. Even though it was vaginal to rule out any infection or anything. Might just be taking longer for everything to settle down.

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