Red Blood Comes Out After 49 Days Of Delivery?
I want to ask, Red blood comes out after 49 days of birth ,, originally it already has yellow mucus, but just yesterday it ran out of red blood again … that included the puerperium or menstruation, yeah … Thank you …
Good evening, thanks for asking at HealthReplies.com. When a woman has just given birth, she will enter the puerperium which lasts about 6-8 weeks. During this time, a woman's body will undergo various changes, starting from the period of pregnancy and childbirth, to being like before becoming pregnant again. Among the characteristics that occur during the puerperium is the discharge of puerperal blood.
In appearance, puerperal blood or also called lochia, similar to heavy menstruation, with a greater amount. The color is dark or dark red in the early part of the puerperium, and it gets brighter near the end of the puerperium. Regarding your question, what needs to be stressed on this point is that the puerperal blood and menstrual blood are more or less the same.
So in fact we can not know for sure whether the blood that comes out is puerperal blood or not, because even postpartum women can indeed menstruate as soon as 6 weeks afterwards. As for mothers who breastfeed their children exclusively, menstruation can be delayed longer, even up to 6 months, and make it avoid pregnancy too, precisely with a method called lactational amenorrhea or LAM.
What is clear, regardless of residual puerperal blood or menstruation, there is nothing you need to worry about. Both are normal. But if you continue to experience bleeding for more than 8 weeks, bleeding a lot, you feel weak, pale, odorless discharge, fever, and other disturbing symptoms, check yourself to the obstetrician to do a history and further examination. Meanwhile, it is enough to live a healthy lifestyle by maintaining an ideal body weight, avoiding smoking, and increasing consumption of fruits and vegetables. So, hopefully answering your question.