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A 35-year-old member asked:

Is it normal to have bleeding during the third trimester of pregnancy?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
No: Bleeding is not normal in pregnancy unless it is associated with labor. If you are bleeding, you need to see your doc ASAP. If it is more than just pink-tinged discharge or spotting after intercourse, its best to go to the hospital or your provider for an evaluation. This is especially true if you are also cramping. Best wishes!
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Oakley, CA
A 60-year-old female asked:

Bleeding in third trimester of pregancy?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Needs evaluation: Third trimester bleeding is very abnormal. This should be evaluated emergently in labor and delivery. Go to the hospital.
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A 44-year-old male asked:

Third trimester pregnancy questions?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
What are they?: Do you mean what questions should you be asking when you are in your 3rd trimester? I.E. What should you expect during this time period? How is the body changing? When to epxect contractions? What r signs/symptoms of labor? Should you change diet/activities? Can u still have relations? What medicine u can/cannot take if ill? There r many more. I am not sure if u mean such as these. Good luck.
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Sacramento, CA
A 20-year-old female asked:

When does your third trimester start in pregnancy??

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
The start of the 7th: The third trimester is the last 3 months of pregnancy. A normal pregnancy is 40 weeks ( rounded to 9 months) so the third trimester starts at 26- 27 weeks. Ob-gyns simplify that to 26 weeks.
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Last updated Oct 11, 2015
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