How long does post birth bleeding normally last?

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First answer by Cristina Roz. Last edit by Cristina Roz.
Post birth bleeding should ideally last between two and six weeks. But there are mothers who have reported having it for 7 to 12 weeks also. Strenuous physical work can cause the bleeding to continue for longer. Mode of delivery is also a factor in determining the length of the bleeding - caesarean deliveries mean longer bleeding than vaginal deliveries.

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