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Can You Have a Period and Still Be Pregnant

Hello ladies,

This maybe a very stupid question, but here it goes: I started my period yesterday, but before that I was almost sure I was pregnant. I hadn't taken the test yet, but I had a few of the symptoms.
Today I feel very nauseous and light headed, and I usually don’t feel like this with my periods, so I was wondering if you can be pregnant and still have a period (not spotting, but like a regular period)? Has anyone experienced anything like that?
Thank you,

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Thank you all for taking the time to answer my question. I took a pregnancy test as soon as my period was over and it came back negative. I was surprised because I’m still feeling nauseous, light headed and my breasts are somewhat tender; I guess I may have a stomach bug or something and it was just wishful thinking.

Regards to all

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I did have bleeding all the way threw with my daughter, it was so bad I had to be on bed rest about 7 months of the 9.

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Yes you can have a period and still be pregnant. In fact it happened to me. I had a regualar period and I did not start having pregnancy symptoms until after that period. That is when I took the test. My periods stopped after that one, but I was pregnant...My daughter is 8 weeks old today!

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yes it is possible especially early on.

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Yes you can be pregnant and be on your period just take a
test .Also your harmones can be messed up I had all signs
of being pregnant but my harmones were messed up.

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Yes you can have a period and still be pregnant. In fact it happened to me. I had a regualar period and I did not start having pregnancy symptoms until after that period. That is when I took the test. My periods stopped after that one, but I was pregnant...My daughter is 8 weeks old today!

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I think if it is a full on period you are not pregnat. I just had the same thing happen to me. I was 12 days late and I am never late But I dont register on pregnancy test because I ovulate so close to my period. I have never missed except when I was pregnant with each of my kids. But then out of the blue I had my period a few days ago. you could always take a test after your period just to make sure, but it sounds like you were ether stressed and had a late period that was bad or your having a very early miscarriage.

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Take a test (either a home test or a blood test performed at a physician's office) before jumping to any conclusions.

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I did have bleeding all the way threw with my daughter, it was so bad I had to be on bed rest about 7 months of the 9.

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I had a regular period for the first three months of my first pregnancy. It was a little scary because I thought I was having a miscarriage but I ended up with a healthy girl. Take a pregnancy test. If it's negative and the symptoms stay the same, go to the doctor.

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Hi D S, Yes you can. When I was pregnant with my first child, mine lasted a couple of months. It wasn't heavy the whole time, but I still had it checked out. I was told that it is completely normal. God Bless! N. L.

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yes i had what was a full fledged 3-4 day period with both my babies and I was indeed pregnant

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I had a aunt that told me how she had a period every month just like a regular one the whole 9 months.I would go get a check up if your symptoms continue.

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I've heard of this happening. You may want to see your doctor and get checked, just in case.

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yes, yes you can, I did with both my pregnancies. I had at least 3 full periods with both pregnancies. Very annoying, but it happened.

Goodluck.

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It is definitely possible, but it's not likely if you are still getting a negative pregnancy test.

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Yes, I had had this happen to me for a month or two of my pregnancy and I know others that it had happened to also. I know one girl that had a full period every single month of her pregnancy which really did stink because she wasn't able to get a break from having her period which is one of the great things about being pregnant. If this does happen to you then you should really see your doctor because you just want to be sure everything is ok. Good luck to you.

It wouldn't actually be a period - but you can bleed and still be pregnant. My cousin would get some bleeding every month around "that time" for the first trimester and did not know she was pregnant until she was 12 weeks! Take a test! Good Luck!!

Yes you can have a period and still be pg. I knew one very good friend that tested negative for almost four months while she was pg all that time. All tests were negative except one, she couldn't eat any kind of pork, it made her deathly ill. Some people just do different things.
Karen

Hi D S;
Yes you can be pregnant and still have periods.

My mother never missed a period when she was pregnant. She had 7 babies and she stopped her periods after delivery and
started breast feeding us. When we were weened she said her periods started being normal again.

I have deliverd 2 babies. I had 3 monthly periods and spotted on my fourth month. With my first baby I was going into my fourth month and feeling a flutter of life. I did not know I was pregnant and I told my mother what was happening. She explained everything to me then and told me I was probably pregnant. It was confirmed.

Same thing with my second baby but I knew what was happening this time. I told the doctor I was at least 3 monhs pregnant going on four. He told me I was nuts - he said I could not be pregnant and have my periods. He disreguarded what I said and set my delivery date in June. Dr's don't know everything. With the pelvic exam he confirmed my pregnacy and did not have enough sense to realize if I was not as far along as I said he would not have been able to confirm my pregnacy with the pelvic exam.He would have needed a bunny.

To make a long story short - every visit he moved my delivery closer. On Feb 2 he told me I had dialated so many centameters and I might deliver in March. Well I went into labor the next morning and delivered my baby at 11:27PM Feb.3rd.

He could not believe it and said my daughter was pre-mature. With the facts he still could not admit - he learned something
new. I would have loved to introduce him to my mother. Needless to say if I had had any more babies I would not have allowed him to deliver them. I met a stupid doctor.

Yes you can still have your period and be pregnant. It never happened to me but my mom had her period for 3 months when she was pregnant with my older brother.
D.

I am 31 and have been married for almost 12 yrs. My husband and I have 3 boys ages 10,7 and 4.

You can most definitely still have your period while pregnant. I actually thought I had two periods while I was pregnant, I took a couple preg tests and they were all positive... When I finally saw the doctor he said they werent periods at all, but a condition called low lying placenta. It turned out to be a nightmare for me and I ended up having my son two months premature because of it. They actually said that low lying placenta is common and usually corrects itself, but I ofcourse had to be one of those rare cases. So, I'm not trying to scare ya, but I'd definitely take a pregnancy test and if it prooves positive, I'd contact your doctor just to be on the safe side.

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