Last Updated: June 10, References Approved. This article was medically reviewed by Lacy Windham, MD. There are 18 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. This article has been viewed , times. Studies show that many women experience vaginal bleeding at some point in their pregnancy, especially in the first trimester when the pregnancy is just beginning. However, research suggests that continued bleeding can be worrisome and warrants evaluation by a physician, particularly if the bleeding is accompanied by pain, cramps, fever, dizziness or fainting.
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Last Updated on April 2, Bleeding can occur at any stage of pregnancy. It is frequent in the first trimester and you may notice spotting or a heavy flow. However, experiencing vaginal bleeding in your third trimester is an entirely different ball game. This article will help you learn about its causes, treatment, and prevention methods. If you experience vaginal bleeding in the third trimester, whether mild or severe, it is important that you consult a medical professional immediately. Bleeding or haemorrhage in late pregnancy and the risks associated with it are the most prevalent causes of pregnancy-related mortality of both, the mother and the baby.
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Vaginal bleeding occurs in 15 percent to 25 percent of pregnancies, usually in the first trimester, but blood flow can appear on and off throughout your term. As scary as it looks, bleeding in expectant moms can be normal. One study found that half of women with bleeding profuse enough to send them to the emergency room went on to have healthy pregnancies.
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