Grace Meachim, 32, from West Sussex, was unaware that she was 37 weeks pregnant as she had no visible baby bump, was taking her contraceptive pill "religiously" and still had periods.


How can a pregnant lady have periods?

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    The answer is that tabloids will/do publish rubbish. Feb 21, 2021 at 18:34
  • The fact that she was still having what she believed to be periods despite being on birth control pills should tell you something wasn't right. Suggest you lookup withdrawal bleeding.
    – Carey Gregory
    Feb 21, 2021 at 22:09
  • A quick Google search can reveal the answer from many reputable sources. Feb 22, 2021 at 8:41


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