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Since it is possible to have a period while pregnant, is it a sign of pregnancy if you start your period 18 days after the last day of your period?

Since it is possible to have a period while pregnant, is it a sign of pregnancy if you start your period 18 days after the last day of your period?

MIsinformed?: A viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. Having a period, in almost every single case, represents not being pregnant or miscarrying a non-viable pregnancy. Having bleeding before expected is more likely a sign of infection, cervical irritation or other hormonal fluctuations. Bleeding in general never ever represents pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can you lose a pregnancy during a period?

Pregnancy loss: I am not sure i exactly understand your question. It certainly isn't uncommon for someone to be pregnant briefly and have a period (which means they aren't pregnant any more). ...Read more

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Does having black period suggest pregnancy?

Does having black period suggest pregnancy?

No: It is suggestive that old, oxidized blood is being shed. ...Read more

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Is it for a period to continue during pregnancy?

Is it for a period to continue during pregnancy?

No: Although a woman could experience some bleeding during pregnancy, it would not be due to her period. ...Read more

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How often can women get a period during pregnancy?

How often can women get a period during pregnancy?

Never: A woman could experience some bleeding during pregnancy but it would not be due to her period. ...Read more

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Can pregnancy happen the first day after a period?

Can pregnancy happen the first day after a period?

How to get pregnant?: Nope. Not in any way. A female is only fertile for a day long window when she ovulates (close to mid cycle). She is not fertile the day after her period. This is pretty basic stuff and i would hope that you use this opportunity to learn the simple basics of fertility and how to prevent unwanted pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more