Pregnancy is the milestone in women’s life that is very special. It is a positive event in one’s life that is memorable and unforgettable. It is a condition in which an expectant mother is carrying the life of her child inside her stomach. The worth of a woman lies towards capacity of bearing a child inside her tummy and nurturing it. It is somehow a delicate stage of womanhood.
With this beautiful milestone in life come several risks. Among the most common risk is bleeding during pregnancy. This is one of the major conditions that pregnant women face. Bleeding may vary depending on the stage of pregnancy. It is during the first trimester of pregnancy that bleeding usually occurs. It comes in the form of vaginal bleeding. It is considerably a normal incident during first trimester. Continue reading “Bleeding During Pregnancy”
You have shared exciting news of your pregnancy with your friends and family. In the morning as you wake up and notice a spot of blood on your underwear and suddenly you are as frightened as you have never been. Don’t panic although bleeding during pregnancy is never considered normal bleeding during First Trimester is very common.
In fact we can say that one quarter of all women who delivering healthy babies come across with some bleeding in the First Trimester. Many of the couples expect pregnancy at some point and when they try for the first time, it suddenly dawns on them what a gamble pregnancy actually is. One of the most frightening things is to experience bleeding in the first part of pregnancy. Continue reading “Pregnancy Bleeding”
Spotting during pregnancy, although it may spook many new moms, is a normal part of pregnancy. According to a study done by Columbia Presbyterian hospital, spotting occurs in about 30 percent of women within their first trimester. This is often caused by implantation, the process where the fertilized egg attaches to the uterine lining.
Bleeding due to implantation can often occur before a woman knows she is pregnant, or it can occur afterwards. However, implantation can happen anywhere from 6-12 days after possible conception. The spotting is usually lighter than the flow of bleeding found in menstrual cycles.
Cervical polyp is another potential cause of spotting in the first two trimesters of pregnancy, this occurs due to a harmless growth on the cervix that can appear due to higher levels of estrogen. Continue reading “Spotting During Pregnancy”