Pregnancy Health and Safety (Prenatal Care)
Trimesters

Can overexertion or strain cause spotting during the first trimester?

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01/28/2007

Yes, if you are spotting you need to take it easy for a few days, also if you have any type of bleeding or spotting you shouldn't have sex until 7 days after the spotting stops. you should also let your doctor know, spotting in early pregnancy is common but doctors like to document everything.