Is Pink Discharge Normal If You’re Trying to Get Pregnant?

by Maressa Brown, August 29, 2018

Spying pink discharge between periods can bring up a lot of questions, especially for a woman who is trying to get pregnant. After all, if you’re on the brink of getting your period and not trying to conceive, pinkish or light-colored blood during your period usually just means a light flow. But what about when you are trying? And what should you make of light-colored spotting that crops up during the rest of your menstrual cycle?

“Pink vaginal discharge is generally nothing more than vaginal secretions mixed with blood,” notes Kecia Gaither, M.D., MPH, FACOG, who is a double board-certified physician in OB-GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine and Director of Perinatal Services at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln. “There are a myriad number of causes for such.”

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