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What’s up with these nose bleeds?

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cakesandphotos Fri 10-Nov-17 13:34:56

I started with nose bleeds around 18 weeks pregnant. Bizarrely always either a Wednesday or a Thursday hmm They got more regular about 22 weeks and tended to happen every Thursday (is that normal?!) I’m now 26 weeks and I had my Thursday nose bleed yesterday as usual. But now I’m having a Friday nose bleed! Really?! They’ve definitely got worse too, I dripped which is new (thank goodness not onto my new cream this-will-do-me-all-the-way-through cardigan!) I’m supposed to be starting blood thinners at 28 weeks but I’m a bit worried I’ll turn into a human tap if I do!

I never ever had a nose bleed before pregnancy so for me, this is really weird! Noses are for bogeys, not blood.

relaxitllbeok Fri 10-Nov-17 13:37:35

Normal, though annoying. Don't know why it would be every Thursday though! What do you do on Wednesdays or Thursdays that you don't normally do?

pancakesunday Fri 10-Nov-17 13:39:19

Yep I had them too when pregnant. Totally normal but very random - most happened when I was sat still

gingerbreadmam Fri 10-Nov-17 13:47:56

I had them too. If you hold your arm above your head for the nostril that is bleeding it makes it stop so much faster.

cakesandphotos Fri 10-Nov-17 14:19:26

I work grin that’s the difference! Wednesday Thursday and Friday I’m a nanny with 4 kids under 7. Monday Tuesday I do a much shorter, easier job with no twins to shepherd. Maybe you’ve solved it relax!

SheGotOffThePlane Fri 10-Nov-17 14:22:33

You've brought back awful memories about my pregnancy nose bleeds! I cut around like an extra from the walking dead on a bi daily basis. I can remember being in the chemist and gushed blood all over my huge bump that just had to be covered in a white T-shirt. The fuckers made me pay for a pack of tissues!
They will stop though, that's the good news.

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