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10 Things No One Tells You About Your Body After You Have a Baby


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Expect Vaginal Discharge

As if there weren't already enough goo and glop to deal with, once you get home, there'll still be some significant vaginal discharge. There are a number of ways to look at this. Everything your uterus is sloughing off now will be less weight to worry about later. That's the upside. The amount of blood and the volume of the discharge will diminish in a few days, but spotting may continue for a couple of months.


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