In this postpartum period, which begins immediately after delivery, your body will are used to prevent potentially dangerous complications such as toxic shock.
After childbirth, you're likely focused on caring for your baby. But health problems, some life-threatening, can happen in the weeks and months.
Some discomforts after giving birth are normal. Life-threatening conditions that can happen after giving birth include infections, blood clots, postpartum depression and postpartum hemorrhage. Warning signs to watch out for include chest pain, trouble breathing, heavy bleeding.