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Pregnancy and spotting

i'm about 8 weeks and saturday morning after love making i noticed spotting when i wipe.i have no cramps or anything but the spotting is bothering me since i dont know what it is. i have an ultrasound appointment in the morning. so i'm just wondering if anyone else has had this happen to them.appreciate any replies i may get.tkx

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brican7980

Asked by brican7980 at 9:38 AM on May. 9, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • I don't know if it's normal, I'd speak to a gp or mid wife, maybe they can arrange a Ultra sound for today instead?
    kylie_bob

    Answer by kylie_bob at 9:42 AM on May. 9, 2011

  • It's not abnormal to have spotting early on. Some have even spotted throughout pregnancy. Hopefully everything will be fine but make sure you tell your Dr they may want you to not have sex for a while.
    itsmesteph11

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 11:36 AM on May. 9, 2011

  • spotting after sex is not uncommon during pregnancy the cervix becomes very vascular during pregnancy and bleeding is more likely if irritated during sex. It is also good to determine the cause of bleeding with an ultrasound to ensure that something more dangerous isn't happening, but it is probaly pretty benign, however i would hold off on sex until you getthe ok from your doctor. I always personally had the rule of no sex in the first trimester just to be safe
    nurse_maya

    Answer by nurse_maya at 12:04 PM on May. 9, 2011

  • i just want to thank you all for your answers..since my post, the bleeding has progressed along with clots but no tissue to be seen. the doctors really are no help physically or emotionally. i know that many women have had miscarriages but i feel like i'm the only one since i have no one to talk to that has gone through it personally.the ones that have don't want to talk about it and that ones that want to talk about it have never been through it and don't understand what it feels like.the dr is saying that i most likely miscarried others say it could be sub chronic bleed but i doubt it. if anyone has anything positive to say or if you've been through it and wanna share anything i would greatly appreciate it, thank you..
    brican7980

    Comment by brican7980 (original poster) at 12:52 PM on May. 19, 2011

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