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    Problems After Delivery of Your Baby - Check Your Symptoms

    Call 911 anytime you think you may need emergency care. For example, call if:

    • You passed out (lost consciousness).

    Call your doctor now or seek immediate medical care if:

    • You have severe vaginal bleeding. This means you are passing blood clots and soaking through a pad each hour for 2 or more hours.
    • You are dizzy or lightheaded, or you feel like you may faint.
    • You have a fever.
    • You have new belly pain, or your pain gets worse.

    Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to contact your doctor if:

    • Your vaginal bleeding seems to be getting heavier.
    • You have new or worse vaginal discharge.
    • You feel sad, anxious, or hopeless for more than a few days.
    • You do not get better as expected.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: June 04, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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