The duration of lochia

@article{Oppenheimer1986TheDO,
  title={The duration of lochia},
  author={Lawrence W. Oppenheimer and Elizabeth Sherriff and J. D. S. Goodman and Dina Shah and Catherine E. James},
  journal={BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics \& Gynaecology},
  year={1986},
  volume={93}
}
Summary. The duration of lochia and its association with a number of obstetric variables was studied in 236 women. Each woman completed a diary sheet describing the colour and duration of her lochia for up to 60 days post partum. The phases of lochia were divided according to the classical description; lochia rubra, serosa and alba. The median total duration of lochia was 33 days, lochia rubra 4 days and lochia serosa 22 days. Lochia persisted to 60 days in 13% of women. The duration of lochia… 
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