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What Color Is Your Period? What Your Menstrual Blood Says About Your Fertility

If you’re like most women, when that time of the month hits, you’re already ready for it to be over. However, I stress to my patients that your menses are an incredibly important gauge of your health and fertility. In fact, the color of your menstrual blood can be incredibly telling.

Menstrual blood can run spectrum of hues—from watery pink, fresh red, rusty brown, blue, and even black. But what do all these variations mean? More importantly, what can your period color mean for your fertility?