Pregnancy is a remarkable journey, but it can also bring unexpected worries, like experiencing bleeding. One term that might arise is “subchorionic hemorrhage.” Let’s unravel what this means and how you can navigate it without unnecessary fear.
Decoding Subchorionic Hemorrhage
Subchorionic hemorrhage refers to bleeding between the uterine wall and the chorionic membrane during pregnancy. Bleeding during this time can indeed be worrying, often sparking concerns about miscarriage or emergencies. It’s important to remember that while it can be scary, not all bleeding indicates the worst-case scenarios. The good news is [subchorionic hemorrhages] will usually resolve on their own, so there really isn’t a lot to worry about!”
When to Seek Medical Advice
If you experience any bleeding during pregnancy, any trickle of blood at any time during pregnancy, you should immediately call your provider. If there are big heavy blood clots, head straight to the emergency room. They can offer guidance and necessary medical evaluation to ensure the well-being of both you and your baby. Seeking professional advice is vital, as they can accurately assess the situation and provide appropriate care. If there is reason for concern or reason that you need to be on bedrest, then that will be a conversation that you will have with your provider and get to decide together.
Possible Causes of Bleeding
The causes of subchorionic hemorrhage can vary and might not always be clear. It can occur due to the implantation process or the formation of the placenta. While these are potential reasons, each case is unique, and your healthcare provider can provide personalized insights.
When to Be Concerned
It’s essential to monitor the bleeding and any accompanying symptoms. Contact your healthcare provider if:
- Bleeding becomes heavy or persistent.
- You experience severe abdominal pain or cramping.
- You notice clotting or tissue passing.
Prompt medical attention ensures a thorough evaluation and appropriate management, easing concerns and ensuring the best care for you and your baby.
Experiencing bleeding during pregnancy can be emotionally challenging. Lean on your support system—partner, family, or friends—for emotional support during this time. Additionally, engaging in activities that bring you joy and relaxation, such as reading, gentle exercises, or meditation, can help manage stress and anxiety. Grab your essential oils to help with stress, Wild Orange and Adaptiv are two of my favorites.
While subchorionic hemorrhage might sound alarming, remember that it usually resolves on it’s own.
that being said, stay informed, seek medical advice promptly, and take care of yourself emotionally throughout this journey.
With warmth and support,