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I’m about 16 weeks pregnant and I just starting seeing some spotting. I don’t feel any cramping or pain, but I’m wondering what could cause this and what I should do?
It’s so scary to see any blood when you’re pregnant.
Here’s what I advised her:
The best thing to do whenever you see any spotting or bleeding is to be in touch with your health care provider. Often they will want to see you and check the baby. They’ll usually order an ultrasound, do some lab tests, and may recommend bedrest, no exercise and/or no sex. (more…)