Nosebleeds During Pregnancy

Why do people get nosebleeds while pregnant?

During pregnancy, the blood volume in your body increases by nearly 50%. This leads to increased pressure in the tiny blood vessels in your nose which can cause them to burst.

When do nosebleeds typically start during pregnancy?

Nosebleeds often start in the first trimester, but can worsen as pregnancy progresses

How common are they?

Around 20% of pregnant women will experience nosebleeds. Although they are quite common, they are rarely serious and typically can be treated at home.

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