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Hi My son is 4 weeks old i didnt have a very good labour and ended up with a 3rd degree tear..im just wondering how long i should be bleding for and how it will be till i start to fel betta down there..

Sarah...
Answer: Hi, I am sorry that you have had some complicaitons with the birth. The good news is that even though it can take many months to heal it should repair quite well. Usually you will bleed for around 6 to 8 weeks but the bleeding will settle down and it will not be heavy in the last weeks. If it is smelly or heavy at any time you will need to have a chekc up as this is not normal. Best wishes, Alex.
Answered: 09 Jun 2010