Why am I bleeding in pregnancy?

8 Causes of Pregnancy Bleeding

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Question: Why am I bleeding in pregnancy?

Answer: Any type of bleeding in pregnancy needs to be reported to your doctor or midwife immediately, it is a pregnancy warning sign. But what are the possible reasons for bleeding in pregnancy?

    (These times are most common but can certainly happen in other parts of pregnancy in some cases.)

    If you experience bleeding, your practitioner will most likely ask you to come in to be seen. You may have an ultrasound and/or blood work done as well as a vaginal exam. This will help your practitioner determine the cause of the bleeding and what steps need to be taken.

    Source:
    Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies. Gabbe, S, Niebyl, J, Simpson, JL. Sixth Edition.

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