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It begins shortly after a baby is born, and starts as a bright red, heavy flow. I thought the photo was a neat, funny, and humorous way to show that child birth is beautiful and messy even after the baby comes.
Exhibit A: Chrissy Teigen, who took to Twitter this year in shock after giving birth to her daughter, writing, "No one told me I would be coming home in diapers too. But many women don't know about lochia when they have a baby. Any information published on this website or by this brand is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, and you should not take any action before consulting with a healthcare professional.
The pic shows Hardy holding their newborn, with Bacon in the background wearing nothing but a "giant mom diaper," as she calls it. I'm talking about lochia.
According to the Mayo Clinicvaginal discharge—known as lochia—is a common side effect for women after giving birth. The photo has gone viral, with over 90, shares and 70,plus comments.
And yesterday, Bacon decided to post the photo to Facebook. Amanda Bacon, 28, had no idea about this postpartum delight when she had her first child, daughter Kaelyn, three years ago.
e-mail address. Like her and Chrissy Teigen, lots of other women have said they didn't even know lochia happened after giving birth. SELF does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
Hospitals will often provide women with p, disposable mesh underwearor even adult diapers to keep them clean during the heavy flow. Then, over the course of a few weeks, the discharge becomes watery and tapers off, changing colors from pink or brown to yellow or white. And in May this year, the Wilmington, North Carolina, mom found herself back in the postpartum flow after giving birth to her son, Pierson.
Giving birth is a beautiful, messy process, but oftentimes, postpartum photos seem to shy away from the "messy" part.