Lochial Discharge After C-Section

Lochial Discharge After C-Section

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Lochial discharge is a natural part of what occurs after a woman gives birth. Typically, this is something that will occur for about two to three weeks after a woman has given birth. During this time, a woman will discharge blood, tissue and fluid. Claim Your 20 Free Pregnancy Tests – Click Here

The reason for this discharge is due to the way that the body heals after giving birth. The part of the uterus where placenta attaches will need some time to heal after the placenta detaches. This is a portion of the discharge that occurs after giving birth.

Lochial discharge is strongest the first couple of days after giving birth. Over the course of the next two weeks it should lighten daily. It is possible for the bleeding to continue for a while longer if certain items happened during the delivery process.

For example, if the woman had a c section, it is possible that she will see heavier bleeding that will last a bit longer than a normal pregnancy. This is also true for women who had twins. There are ways that a woman can speed up the healing process. Women who breastfeed are able to heal much faster than women who do not. This means that it is possible for bleeding to stop much sooner if a woman breastfeeds.

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Brittany Null
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