However, when the blood flow outpaces the body’s ability to produce anticoagulants, menstrual clots are released. This blood clot formation is most common during heavy blood flow days. For many women with normal flows, heavy flow days usually occur in the beginning of a period and are short-lived.
Are clots normal during menstruation?
Although there is inconsistency on what exactly causes period clots, they’re a common and a normal characteristic of period blood on heavy flow volume days. If you have you have multiple blood clots larger than the size of a quarter that can be an indication of [heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB).