Pregnancy: Bleeding During the First Trimester - Experience

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Bleeding during the first trimester overview

If you have vaginal bleeding during the first three months of pregnancy, alarm bells may go off in your head. You may be worried that something bad is happening to your baby. While bleeding can be a sign of a serious problem, it isn't always. In fact, about 20% of women experience light bleeding or spotting in the first trimester of pregnancy. Rest assured -- most of them go on to have uncomplicated pregnancies and healthy babies.

Return to Pregnancy: Implantation Bleeding During the First Trimester

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Comment from: no name, 19-24 (Caregiver) Published: January 23

I just found out that I am pregnant and I missed a period, but yesterday I started to bleed but only spot bleeding.

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Comment from: kre, 25-34 Female (Caregiver) Published: January 29

I just found out I am pregnant about two weeks ago and am lightly spotting. I am terrified. I have three kids already and have never experienced this before. Hoping for all to be well. I will be seeking a doctor as soon as possible.

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