Momma to DD (12/04) and DS (11/09) .
I survived 16 mos! Ask me about breastfeeding a baby with posterior tongue tie, high palate, and weak oral motor skills- whew!
Have you googled 'menstruation during pregnancy' or anything like that, for further info?
me, herding 5 critters a cat and a dog. DS 11/01, DS 10/04, DD 2/06, DS 5/07 and DD 9/10
Mama to a bright 7 y/o girl and an exuberant 3 y/o boy Loving unschooling, 2x and natural living in Hawaii.
So it isn't unheard of... in the absence of cramping, signs from the baby, or intuition telling you otherwise, I'd go with "not the norm, but normal."
"When I'm sad, I stop being sad and be AWESOME instead."