- Urinary tract - Bladder wall becomes edematous and hyperemic and often shows evidence of submucous extravasation of blood.
- Stagnation of urine along with a devitalized bladder wall contribute to UTI in puerperium.
GIT - slight intestinal paresis leads to constipation.
Blood values - Decrease in blood volume; RBC and hematocrit values returns to normal by the end of first week, Platelet count decreases
soon after the separation of the placenta, Fibrinogen level remains high upto the second week of puerperium.
Involution of uterus is stimulated by vasospasm.