Bleeding in Early Pregnancy

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Vaginal bleeding during the first trimester (first 12 weeks of gestation) is a common but often alarming symptom that occurs in up to 25% of pregnancies. Why does this occur and is there a cause for concern?

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Many people who experience bleeding in early pregnancy will go on to deliver a healthy baby. However, while bleeding doesn’t always indicate a problem with a pregnancy, it should be assessed as soon as possible in case there’s a serious underlying issue. This Article will explore some potential causes of bleeding during the first trimester.


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Kimberley Lear
08 May 2023
Registered Midwife
Great resource to refresh knowledge of causes of bleeding and management in early pregnancy
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Vicki Corboy
29 May 2022
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12 May 2023
Silika Kofe
28 Apr 2022
Great reading!
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Dana Anderson
01 Jun 2022
Good read with helpful information
Shannon Wheeler
07 Sep 2022
Good overview
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Anne Cunneen
16 May 2022
Registered Nurse Registered Midwife
Very good
Marilene Kruger
04 May 2022
Very informative
Katie Hargood
31 May 2022
Registered Nurse
Informative article on an important and sensitive topic.
Emily Labrum
28 May 2022
Very interesting
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