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Bleeding and/or pain in early pregnancy

Published: 21/09/2016

This information is for you if you want to know more about bleeding and/or pain in the first 3 months of pregnancy. It may be helpful if you are a relative or friend of someone who has bleeding and/or pain in early pregnancy.

Information covered in this leaflet:

  • What you should do if you have bleeding and/or pain in the first 3 months of pregnancy
  • What will happen when you attend hospital
  • What could be causing bleeding and/or pain at this stage of pregnancy
  • What symptoms you should be aware of if you are being monitored
  • Further information and support available

This information is based on the NICE Guideline Ectopic Pregnancy and Miscarriage: Diagnosis and Initial Management, which contains a full list of the sources of evidence used to produce this guidance.

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