Can you be pregnant and still have your period?

The onset of bleeding during pregnancy often causes panic among expectant mothers If it happens to you, know that you are not alone: this phenomenon affects nearly one in ten women, and for many it is the return of their period. It may sound strange, but it is possible to be pregnant and still have your period each month. But what causes these periods, and what should you do if it happens to you?


The anniversary period

This is a period that occurs when your period would have started if you hadn’t been pregnant. It may be either very mild or very abundant, and often it’s quite different from your usual period.

This condition is very rare, and the causes of this phenomenon are unknown.

It may keep a woman from realizing that she is pregnant, and it can be cause for concern to those who have had a positive pregnancy test and are afraid of a miscarriage.

However, you should know that the anniversary period is harmless and will most often occur in the first month of pregnancy, although it may continue for a few more months.