Aa
Aa
A
A
A
Close
Avatar universal

Pregnancy bleeding and period

Hello,

Can women know the difference between normal period and pregnancy bleeding? Like is there a clear difference?

My Gf told me that she had period after sex but didn’t ask her when exactly  ? Could she be pregnant  for example if she had normal period after 2 days of having sex?
1 Responses
Sort by: Helpful Oldest Newest
134578 tn?1614729226
COMMUNITY LEADER
No, for a couple of reasons. Having a period at any point after sex, is a signal that the woman is not pregnant. Pregnant women don't have periods. Some pregnant women have a bit of bleeding at the time when their period would have come if they hadn't been pregnant, but it would be lighter and shorter, if she had any bleeding at all. Most women don't have "pregnancy bleeding" at all.

Second reason is, if the sex was only two days before the period, she would not have been ovulating at that time. Unlike men, who can produce sperm any time of the month, women only pop out an egg once a month, two weeks before the next period. It is not viable after 24-36 hours. So, if your girlfriend's period came only 2 days after unprotected sex, there would have been no egg available to fertlize when you had sex.

If you are nervous that she is pregnant, ask her to take a home pregnancy test. If it has been more than 14 days since the sex, it should be accurate.

Helpful - 0
1 Comments
Thank you so much. Actually we had a protected sex, but who knows if there was leakage from the condom or anything wrong.
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the Women's Health Community

Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
STDs can't be transmitted by casual contact, like hugging or touching.
Syphilis is an STD that is transmitted by oral, genital and anal sex.
Normal vaginal discharge varies in color, smell, texture and amount.
Bumps in the genital area might be STDs, but are usually not serious.
Chlamydia, an STI, often has no symptoms, but must be treated.
From skin changes to weight loss to unusual bleeding, here are 15 cancer warning signs that women tend to ignore.