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What puts someone at risk for bleeding during pregnancy?
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Multiple factors
Just being pregnant gives you a 1 in 3 chance for spotting or bleeding during the first 3 or 4 months of pregnancy.
This is usually due to "implantation bleeding" which is usually benign and does not mean there is anything wrong. More concerning issues that can present as bleeding include miscarriage, molar or ectopic pregnancy, placenta previa, infection, and placental abruption.

In brief: Multiple factors
Just being pregnant gives you a 1 in 3 chance for spotting or bleeding during the first 3 or 4 months of pregnancy.
This is usually due to "implantation bleeding" which is usually benign and does not mean there is anything wrong. More concerning issues that can present as bleeding include miscarriage, molar or ectopic pregnancy, placenta previa, infection, and placental abruption.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Carl Connors
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Pregnancy bleeding
Implantation bleeding causing subchorionic hematoms are very common.
The placental blood vessels must grow into the uterine blood vessels and leakage can be common. I make the comparison of connecting a pipe to the pipes in a house while the water is still running. You get a leak until the connection is completed.

In brief: Pregnancy bleeding
Implantation bleeding causing subchorionic hematoms are very common.
The placental blood vessels must grow into the uterine blood vessels and leakage can be common. I make the comparison of connecting a pipe to the pipes in a house while the water is still running. You get a leak until the connection is completed.
Dr. Carl Connors
Dr. Carl Connors
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