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Membranes stripped

I just had my membranes stripped for a second time today. I'm 39 weeks and I'm bleeding a lot more than i did for the first time i got my membranes stripped. Is this common?

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Asked by jen.ritterbel at 1:51 PM on Dec. 14, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • i got my membrane stripped at 38 wks with my first and dint bleed at all, i ahd her the next day. have you callthe doc, i know some spotting is normal

    Answer by piwife at 1:56 PM on Dec. 14, 2009

  • Its rather common to have bloody show after any cervical exam, especially when the membranes are being stripped! I had mine stripped 3 times (once at 4cm and twice at 5cm) and it didnt do crap for me so this time I will pass!

    Answer by Jaydin_Makenna at 2:00 PM on Dec. 14, 2009

  • Well i had my membranes stripped last week and bled a little. She stripped them again this week and i bled more than i had the first time. But this time my blood wasn't as gooey I guess. Today my blood has been bright red and with some pieces of dark tissue i guess? It looks like period blood but it isn't gushing really. Just kind of dripping if i sit on the toilet.

    Answer by jen.ritterbel at 2:10 PM on Dec. 14, 2009

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