Bleeding during pregnancy is quite common according to Dr. Rimmy Singla(IVF Specialist, Consultant-Obstetrician and Gynaecologist) Director Radiance Hospital, heavy or continued bleeding during pregnancy is not normal It can be a sign of miscarriage or other complications. It requires to meet the high-risk pregnancy expert in Mohali at your earliest.
At Radiance hospital, we have a team of experienced high risk pregnancy experts backed by the latest infrastructure and facilities. We are experts in handling complex deliveries, gynaecological, and other surgeries including a range of advanced Gyane laparoscopic surgeries.
A small amount of light spotting or bleeding may be noted 10 to 14 days after conception. This spotting results from the fertilized egg attaching itself to the lining of the uterus. Assuming it is light and does not last very long, this finding is most often nothing to be concerned about.
During the first 3 months, vaginal bleeding may be a sign of a miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy. Contact the health care provider right away.
During months 4 to 9, bleeding may be a sign of:
The placenta separates from the inner wall of the uterus before the baby is born (abruptio placentae)
The placenta covering all or part of the opening to the cervix (placenta previa)
Vasa previa (baby’s blood vessels exposed across or near the internal opening of the uterus)
Other possible causes of vaginal bleeding during pregnancy:
Cervical polyp or growth
Early labor (bloody show)
Infection of the cervix
Trauma to the cervix from intercourse (small amount of bleeding) or recent pelvic exam