I am 8 weeks post partum and got my first period yesterday and I am TERRIFIED.I am practically gushing,I have gone through 10 super plus tampons and 11 or so overnight pads in the last 24 hours. I have been to the doctor and the emergency room today,blood count is at 11.5 which is just slightly low. I have had six children and NEVER experienced anything like this and I am feeling genuinly scared. I can feel it "running" out when I walk or when I sit down and enough is coming out when I go to the restroom it sounds like I am peeing.I have bled through to my clothes 3 times since this started yesterday. There have been clots and sludge like blood,but mostly like water. Both doctors today have said to keep a watchful eye on it but not to be worried,but I am having a freakin panic attack over this. I am not cramping at all,I feel really run down but not dizzy or faint. My vitals are pretty normal,just a tad bit lower than what I usually run. I know to expect a pretty heavy first cycle,but this is scary. If this is not too much blood,then what is? What should signal me to something being wrong if this is considered "normal"? I have a follow up appointment on Monday,in four days. I just feel likeI will be okay that long.View Thread
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