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Is spotting normal in pregnancy?

I am 9 weeks and 4 days pregnant and have had very light spotting or what you would call discharge of a light brownish to pale pink discharge. Occasional aches and some very slight cramps, I had an ultrasound at 7 weeks and 3 days as I was experiencing the same symptoms, how ever the baby's heartbeat was present and looked perfect. I am worried about this discharge as my last pregnancy ended in a missed miscarriage, am I just over reacting or is this quite normal?
Thu, 3 Jul 2014
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Hello
Blood mixed discharge are not normal
Although at times they are uneventful, keeping in mind your past miscarriage, you need to take extra precaution.
A threat of miscarriage is there till you complete atleast 12 weeks.
If I were your doctor I would have asked you to take rest and hormonal support such as progesterone and HCG.
Hope my answer helps you.all the best and take care.
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