Quick Answer: Can I Be Pregnant Even If I Had My Period?

Had a period but ended up pregnant?

Not really.

Once your body starts producing the pregnancy hormone human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG), your periods will stop.

However, you may be pregnant and have light bleeding at about the time that your period would have been due.

This type of bleeding in early pregnancy is surprisingly common..

Can you be pregnant and still have a period the first month?

It’s not possible to get your period while pregnant. You may, however, experience similar symptoms of a period during the first trimester. These include: vaginal bleeding (light and short term)

Can I still be pregnant if I got my period just a few days after being sexually active?

No. You got your period, so that means you did not get pregnant from that act of intercourse. In the future, it’s a good idea to not take chances. Use an effective form of birth control — and a condom, too — whenever you have intercourse.

Can I be pregnant and still have a heavy period with clots?

Bleeding in pregnancy may be light or heavy, dark or bright red. You may pass clots or “stringy bits”. You may have more of a discharge than bleeding. Or you may have spotting, which you notice on your underwear or when you wipe yourself.

Can you bleed like a period in early pregnancy?

Vaginal bleeding is common in early pregnancy and does not always mean there is a problem. However, bleeding can be a warning sign of a miscarriage.

How do you self check your stomach for pregnancy?

Walk your fingers up the side of her abdomen (Figure 10.1) until you feel the top of her abdomen under the skin. It will feel like a hard ball. You can feel the top by curving your fingers gently into the abdomen. Figure 10.1 With the woman lying on her back, begin by finding the top of the uterus with your fingers.

How can I know that I’m pregnant before my period?

There’s no way to know for certain if you’re pregnant before missing your period other than taking a home pregnancy test. Some women do experience symptoms such as fatigue and nausea. These could be PMS symptoms, however. If you still aren’t sure you’re pregnant after taking a home test, see a doctor.

Could I be pregnant not knowing?

That condition, called denied pregnancy, happens often. A few studies have estimated that one in 400 or 500 women are 20 weeks, or about 5 months, into their pregnancy before they realize they are with child. That’s about the same as one woman on a commercial jet full of moms-to-be.

How can a woman not know she is pregnant?

Some women don’t know they’re pregnant simply because they don’t have any symptoms. No low back pain, no pelvic cramping and no nausea – they feel completely fine and like their typical selves.

Can you have a full period and still be pregnant?

No. You can’t have your menstrual period while you’re pregnant. Some women do have vaginal bleeding during pregnancy. Some even report intermittent bleeding that seems like a regular period to them.