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LOCHIA - Postpartum Bleeding

lochiaLOCHIA or POSTPARTUM BLEEDING

Lochia is the liquid discharge from the uterus after childbirth.

 

DURATION:

Normaly 6 weeks.

 

STAGES of COLOURS:

Locihia rubra:

-1. and 2. day: blood and blood clot

-3. and 4. day: blood (red bleeding)

Lochia serosa:

-5. and 6. day: brown bleeding

-7. and 8. day: yellow bleeding

-9. day: pink bleeding

Lochia alba:

-After 3. weeks: normal bleeding

-After 6. weeks: normal bleeding stops.

 

 

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