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Serpico##$&
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I am posting here, because I am not freaking out now, I just want to make sure. Therefore, posting again in emergencies and crisis seemed inappropriate. I had asked about decidual bleeding and was told that it was uncommon, and that bleeding during pregnancy was lighter, and not regular like a period. The reason I was worried is because I read an article on some websight that said decidual bleeding, unlike implantation bleeding,was exactly like a period. Karybu I think it was said that bleeding during pregnancy isnt like a period. Does this mean that the article I read that said decidual bleeding was like a period was entirely wrong? I just want to make sure I have it all straight.
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Stephanie_1
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Between periods, there is a lining built attached to the uterus. When an egg is fertilized if pregnancy occurs - the egg attaches to the lining. That lining helps to make a safe comphy place for a baby to grow and develop. When implantation (the egg implanting into the lining) does not occur, the lining is shed. This is your period. If bleeding during pregnancy were like a regular period, there wouldn't be that safe place for a baby to grow - which is why bleeding during pregnancy isn't like a period.

(Also, in the future - when you have two posts that are about the same thing and one is such a current post, it's best to ask the question in the same post rather than making a new one)

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Serpico##$&
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OK thank you. So this means that even decidual bleeding couldnt be. God the internet can be a nigjtmare when researchimg this. Im glad your here to set this straight. I think me and my girlfriend will abstain from any kind of sexual activity until our wedding day. Im going into the police academy tomorrow so I just cant have these fears right now. Anyway thanks. P.S. One reasone I was concerned about decidual bleeding is because, I think it is the partial shedding of the lining but I could be wrong.
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Karybu
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Decidual bleeding does involve some shedding of the lining, but only a small amount, and it's quite rare. Again though, there hasn't been a pregnancy risk.

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Serpico##$&
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OK thanks. I think what happened was that I read that article on whatever website that was that said it was just like a period, and freaked out. My mind completely ran away with me. I dont know where whoever wrote it got their information, but then again you can search absolutely anything on the internet and theres always someone who claims it happened to them. Anyway thank you all for putting up with this.lol
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