Sadly my AF returned yesterday. It initially was quite light but today is very heavy with some small clots. Is this normal, or should I be worried and thinking about calling the doctor? I can't really remember how my first AF was last time.
no, its normal! with my first daughter i dont remember it being very bad, but i just got my cycle back two months ago and it was fierce! i was changing myself every hour, and i leaked all over myself at night! tmi, i know but necessary! maybe it being your second has something to do with it. my postpardum bleeding as well as the bleeding at birth was much heavier than my first, so i dont know why i was surprised the first period was heavy. my next one wasnt as bad, so if your second is just as bad i would go to the doc, if anything to get your iron checked. right now i would ride it out and try not to worry! if you feel dizzy and lightheaded or nauseaus, and your heart beats very fast then go to the er, but if youre feeling fine and your period is just heavy i would try not to worry!:-)
It is very normal; most women when their period comes back post-partum it is very heavy. I of course have to be weird and my periods always come back very very light and gradually get heavier but even still with each child they are progressively lighter overall than before. Good job too as before having kids my periods lasted for 2 weeks and were heavy for at least 10 days of that-its a wonder I never got anaemic! xx
Any opinions, advice, statements or other information expressed or made available on BabyandBump.Momtastic.com by users or third parties, including but not limited to bloggers, are solely those of the respective user or other third party. They do not reflect the opinions of BabyandBump.Momtastic.com and they have not been reviewed by a physician, psychologist or parenting expert or any member of the BabyandBump.Momtastic.com staff for accuracy, balance or objectivity. Content and other information presented on BabyandBump.Momtastic.com are not a substitute for professional medical or mental health advice, counseling, diagnosis, or treatment. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical or mental health advice from your physician or other qualified health provider because of something you have read on BabyandBump.Momtastic.com. BabyandBump.Momtastic.com does not endorse any opinion, advice, statement, product, service or treatment made available on the website. If you think you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or emergency services immediately.