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Hi Doctor, I had normal delivery 1.5 months back and bleeding stopped after 1 month. Again bleeding started at 6 weeks which looks like normal periods bleeding and its been 6 days and still bleeding is there. Can one get periods so soon after delivery? How many days periods bleeding can last for first period after delivery?

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Hi

Congratulations on your delivery!. Lactational amenorrhea (absent menstruation) is more or less limited to people who exclusively breast feed the babies. To start with, there Is a possibility of you getting back your regular menstruation.  If thats the condition, bleeding can be considered normal for as long as 7 days. I would need more information about your cycle - flow, pads changed etc. Prolonged bleeding might need evaluation. Kindly make an appointment for video consultation if you wish to discuss it at length.