After a caesarean section, the doctor will monitor you closely for about 24 hours to ensure that you don't develop any complications or problems. You will be in the hospital for about three to four days after a cesarean delivery. During the stay your doctor will teach you to take care of the baby and yourself. Before you are discharged from the hospital you'll receive post-surgery instructions, including warning signs of complications and when to seek medical advice.
After delivery you will have vaginal bleeding and it is usually heavier than the normal period. You should call your doctor if the vaginal bleeding appears to be getting heavier or remains bright red 4 days after delivery or you notice these signs :
There are signs of infection such as: fever of 100.4°f or higher when you should seek immediate medical care: These include
There are signs of formation of blood clot, such as:
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