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Light bleeding at 36 weeks

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JosephineMaynard Sat 12-Nov-16 21:16:36

36 weeks pregnant, small amount of pinky blood noticed when wiping after having a wee - would this normally lead to having to go into hospital to be checked out or not?

(Baby movements normal earlier in day)

MyDarlingWhatIfYouFly Sat 12-Nov-16 21:22:22

Ring your midwife, it could be a bit of mucous plug coming away - I had this from about 8 months onwards. Always worth a double check for peace of mind though.

JosephineMaynard Sat 12-Nov-16 22:26:36

Apparently no need to go in.

Just keep an eye on things and call again if more blood, watery discharge, or reduced movements. The midwife was talking a lot about thrush, but I have no idea how you could diagnose that over the phone.

threemoregoals Sun 13-Nov-16 02:47:19

I was quite a nervous pregnancy, I had this at 36 weeks to. I exaggerated it and went in for a bit of monitoring. Everything was fine and I had that baby at 41 weeks.

I suppose I was putting pressure on an already stretched NHS resource, but I really couldn't help myself. I was willing to do pretty much anything to get peace of mind.

Nikki2ol6 Sun 13-Nov-16 04:48:28

Was there any mucus ? It could be your plug coming away

Also yes I spotted when I had thrush at 36 weeks

JosephineMaynard Sun 13-Nov-16 13:56:32

No mucous. It all seems to have settled down overnight anyway.

PotteringAlong Sun 13-Nov-16 13:57:28

Another one here who also bled with thrush too!

Trifleorbust Sun 13-Nov-16 14:04:55

I saw a little bit of this last night and am 36 weeks as well. It was so little and movements are still fine so I am going to monitor it today and any more and I will call the midwife, but I am sure she will say it is just worth keeping an eye unless there is more of it.

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