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Post Delivery Conditions

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After giving birth, women may experience post delivery and labor conditions. These conditions can range from normal to severe so it’s important to be in tune with your body's symptoms after giving birth.

What Are Post-Delivery Conditions?

Common post-delivery conditions may include:

  • Constipation
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Hair loss
  • Breast problems
  • Discomfort during sex
  • Postpartum depression

Severe postpartum complications may include:

  • Temperature of 100 degrees F or higher
  • Large blood clots or bleeding excessively
  • Headache with blurry vision
  • Short breaths
  • Chest pain

If you are experiencing severe postpartum or post delivery conditions and/or symptoms, contact your doctor right away or visit your local Banner Health emergency room.

Learn more about post-delivery conditions

Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

We’re here to support you along your journey even after giving birth. Find out how Banner can support you during this time. Learn more about postpartum depression and anxiety.


Vaginal bleeding after giving birth is completely normal and expected. Find out how to handle bleeding postpartum and to get back to life. Learn more about bleeding after childbirth.