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Is it possible to have a period and be pregnant?

Is it possible to have a period and be pregnant?

No: Periods stop when pregnancy occurs. Bleeding at any point in pregnancy is not normal. You should be evaluated by your doctor to check the status of your pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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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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Is it possible to have a period and be pregnant simultaneously?

Is it possible to have a period and be pregnant simultaneously?

See below: Up to 30% of pregnant people will bleed during their expected menses due to implantation bleeding. This leads to conusion because these women may not know they're pregnant. They'll think that they got pregnant during their period when they didn't. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have your period and be pregnant at the same time?

Is it possible to have your period and be pregnant at the same time?

No: If a woman has her NORMAL regular menstrual period, she is presumed not pregnant. If she thinks she is pregnant, then doing a home urine pregnancy test the week after missing her "normal" period, the week after getting an "strange or abnormal period", or 3 weeks after having sex, should give an accurate result. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have your period twice while pregnant?

Is it possible to have your period twice while pregnant?

Not possible: Menstruation, defined strictly, is not possible during pregnancy. On the other hand, vaginal bleeding due to other causes is common, often leading to confusion. Not all vaginal bleeding, whether pregnant or not, is a 'period.'. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have last period before getting pregnant? Cramping on left side, back aches, white discharge, swollen breasts, eating more n sleepi

Is it possible to have last period before getting pregnant? Cramping on left side, back aches,  white discharge, swollen breasts, eating more n sleepi

Of course!: Each woman, since having her first period as a teen, will have had a last period before getting pregnant. That means there is always a menstrual period that came prior to getting pregnant. After delivery, she will have her next period, usually some months later. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a period and still be pregnant?

Can I be pregnant?: You can have some bleeding early on in pregnancy. But it is not likely to have a normal period if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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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

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Is it possible to have period and be pregnant?

No: Although there is potential for bleeding during pregnancy; periods do not occur at this time. ...Read more

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Is is ever possible to have period and be pregnant?

Is is ever possible to have period and be pregnant?

See below: 30% of pregnant women will bleed at the time of their expected period because of implantation bleeding. This gives them the impression that they are having their period, when they are, in fact, pregnant. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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