i had a surgical abortion on june 29th. I bled somewhat heavily the first 3 days then it sort tapered off. Ever since then, I have been bleeding every day. Some days more heavily than others. Right now it feels like I have a full blown period. Basically, it's been heavy every 3 days (bright red blood consistently) and then 3 days of slower bleeding (darker blood). Is this normal? I may just now be having my period but i'm a bit confused because I haven't really stopped bleeding since the abortion.
Also, fyi..I'm not on any birth control now...Just trying to give my body a break and get back to normal. Also, I did not go in for my follow-up appt. Because I wasn't sure if the doc would want to examine me while i'm bleeding so much.
I've really been taking it easy. Plus, i'm almost at 4 weeks for the abortion. I'm not soaking a pad every 1-2 hours, I just wanted to know when I may stop bleeding. It has definitely made it difficult to lead a more normal life. I may just be having my period now...I dunno. Part of me thinks this is my body getting back at me because i've been on birth control for over 10 years. I mean, before the aborion, I maybe had my period three days...And that was long. I'm just wondering. Guess I should be calling my doc tomorrow! :d
I had one a week ago tomorrow, I barely bled for the first several days (most of it was kind of brown-ish). The last couple days I've been bleeding more, and it's a normal red color like it's a normal period, some small clots involved. I'm not sure if I should increase in bleeding or not..it's not worse than a heavy period though by any means, just curious I guess.