20 October 2010

I'm pregnant and bleeding, help!

The one thing no expectant mother wants to experience is bleeding - a midwife talks us through it.


You've been warned about the morning sickness, backache and swollen feet. You're even prepared for weird cravings and an over-active bladder. But there's one thing you definitely don't want to see and that is blood.

A midwife talks about bleeding during pregnancy. Read what she has to say and how it isn't always a sign of danger.

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