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Can you have a normal period and be pregnant?

Can you have a normal period and be pregnant?

Yes: It is pretty unusual but a few women report totally normal periods during pregnancy. Usually just the first few months. If you *feel* pregnant you should take a pregnancy test just to be sure. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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 have a period and still be pregnant?

Can you have a period and still be pregnant?

Pregnancy: As I am sure you know the answer is no. You cannot have a normal period and be pregnant. Now there are some instances where there is spotting or minor bleeding early in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you be pregnant and still have a period?

Can you be pregnant and still have a period?

Yes: Absolutely. Sometimes though, there is something different about it compared to your usual periods. ...Read more

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Can you have a heavy period and be pregnant?

Can you have a heavy period and be pregnant?

Pregnancy: Periods stop if you are pregnant. Of course in the first few weeks there may be spotting or light bleeding as the fetus implants on the uterine wall. But a heavy "period' means you are not pregnant or you are miscarrying a fetus. ...Read more

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Can you have a light period and be pregnant?

Spotting vs period: If you have an actual period than you are not pregnant. However spotting with pregnancy is possible. Take a pregnancy test if you are uncertain. ...Read more

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Can you still get a period and be pregnant (early)?

Can you still get a period and be pregnant (early)?

Yes: You always have to rule out pregnancy. Get a home pregnancy test. They should turn positive about the time you're a week late. If it's negative, repeat it and call your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you have a normal period and still be pregant?

Can you have a normal period and still be pregant?

No: Any vaginal bleed in a pregnant woman should be considered abnormal. Some women may experience a small short time spotting with implantation. Consult with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can you be pergo and still have a period .

Can you be pergo and still have a period .

Technically no.: You can still have some slight bleeding in the first trimester which might be interpreted as a regular period. ...Read more

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Can you have a menstrual and possibly be pregnant?

Not with pregnancy: A menstrual period only occurs after a woman has ovulated and did not conceive. Spotting or bleeding does frequently happen at the time the period is due even when a woman has conceived - that is not menstrual bleeding, it is because of implantation bleeding from the pregnancy getting established in the uterus. Of course a woman on birth control pills will have a period, and not have ovulated. ...Read more

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Can u have a period and be pregnant?

Can u have a period and be pregnant?

No: Bleeding during pregnancy is commonly mistaken for a period. But when it happens it is called threatened miscarrage. A simple preg test clears this question up quickly. ...Read more

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Can you have a late period and not be pregnant?

Can you have a late period and not be pregnant?

Yes: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you be pregnant and still have a menstral cycle?

Can you be pregnant and still have a menstral cycle?

Yes: A woman can become pregnant and still have a period, usually lighter than the usual one. It is not common, but can occur. If there is any question, you can run a otc pregnancy test, and there is still any doubt, must see the gynecologist. ...Read more

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So can you have a cycle and still be pregnant?

So can you have a cycle and still be pregnant?

Sort of: It is possible to bleed when you are pregnant, you cannot have a menstrual period or cycle while pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you have a period and not ovulate?

Can you have a period and not ovulate?

Yes.: Ovulatory cycles usually lead to predictable menstrual periods. Frequently, women have irregular bleeding patterns that may be related to anovulation. ...Read more

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Can you be pregnant and have bleeding similar to a normal period? I have all the symptoms and a negative hpt and I have my period. Could I be pregnant

Can you be pregnant and have bleeding similar to a normal period? I have all the symptoms and a negative hpt and I have my period. Could I be pregnant

Redefine symptoms: You are not only not pregnant, your symptoms do not represent pregnancy. Perhaps if you shared your specific symptoms we could help you expand your definition of what they really represent. ...Read more

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Can you still have your period and be pregnant?

Can you still have your period and be pregnant?

Yes: Sometimes people will have vaginal bleeding in early pregnancy and mistake it for their period and some people will have vaginal bleeding every few weeks in early pregnancy that can be mistaken for menses. Just having vaginal bleeding is not a guarantee that you aren't pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you have your period and still be pregnant?

Can you have your period and still be pregnant?

True Period?: Can a pregnant female leak blood and still be pregnant? Yes, on the rare and unusual occasion. Can someone have a normal period on time and of normal duration and be pregnant? No. That is not possible. Viable pregnancy, in general, stops vaginal bleeding. ...Read more