Implantation Bleeding

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What happens and why

To define implantation bleeding, we need to review the process of "implantation", a key aspect of fertilization and conception. Implantation is the process of the fertilized egg becoming attached to the womb or uterus. In most cases, the egg is fertilized by a sperm in the fallopian tube. The fertilized egg, or embryo, reaches the blastocyst stage a few days after it is fertilized, and in the uterus will attach itself to the uterine lining. This is implantation - and implantation bleeding can be a result.

Implantation bleeding, which is typically a brown discharge that may result in light spotting, will not necessarily appear with every pregnancy. If implantation is successful, the developing placenta will begin to produce the hormone hCG, which can be detected by a home pregnancy test.

Spotting and Implantation Bleeding

Implantation bleeding may appear as a light, brown spotting. It typically takes place a handful of days after ovulation. If you fertility chart, do keep record of natural fertility signs like mittelschmerz and, in the case of light spotting after ovulation, do record this as well. It may be implantation bleeding.

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had my peiod on june3,2011 finished june6,2011 now i'm spotting what can this be. help please

hi
I had my period on 15th may and on 30th may i saw blood
which stop that day and I sex that 30th may and 1st june
and on the 6th June I saw dark brown blood and cramp which last for a few day is that implantation bleeding

I started my period May 1st and ended May 5th. My fertile days show to be 10th-14th and ovulation the 15th. It is now the 18th and I have some spotting and cramping, is this normal? or coudl this mean that I am pregnant?

Hi, i had my period on 1st of april, i had sex on 6th to 10th and also 12th and 13th then i saw a fluid like d raw egg on 14th and 15th which means i'm ovulating. Is there any chance i could be pregnant now? Not feeling any sign yet and when can i do a pregnancy test pls help.

I started a very light pink spotting of march 29 my period was due April 1. But I knew it won't my period it don't ever come on twice in the same month or 4 days before it is due and it don't ever start off light. After it was light pink for about a day the next day it was red but not to bright like your period then that thursday thru friday it had went back to a very light pink and on that saturday it was just a brown color very light only need a pantyliner which it don't fill it up in a day. As from what I has been reading these are the colors and symptoms of implantation bleeding. if anyone who have any advice can you please help me out. also my temperature has been increase and decreasing and not just staying at 98.6 which it usually does im not sick so i have no reason for my temperature to keep changing.

My last real period was February 5 through 8. I used an ovulation test to detect ovulation, and had intercourse when test detected LH surge. Yesterday, March 17 and today I notice a little spotting. Not at all like any period I have ever had before, and I am also having some cramping in my stomach. I have taken two pregnancy test, both came back with a result of negative. Is there any possibility that I could be pregnant, and my body isn't producing a high enough level of the hormone needed to get a positive result. Please help me, I am going crazy wondering if I could be pregnant or not. I really want to have another child. I have also order some ovulation test just in case I am not pregnant. Thank you in advance to anyone whom can help me.

hey. so i had a miscarraige late evening on 1/31/11 i was only around 5 weeks so i didnt need a d&c i went to the hospital and was bleeding heavy bleedin but started off like a light pinkish/brown then got darker within a matter if hours and got very heavy, rapidly slowed down by the 2nd and tapered off by around the 5th or 6th kinda came and went like spotting for a few days(hormone levels were very low at the hospital then checked 2 weeks later and where neg) i have an 9 month old so i have been threw a fullterm pregnancy befor. also with the miscarraige once the bleeding started the morning sickness and other symptoms seemed to seese almost immediatly but my breasts did ingorge Sad and they had just started to dry up lol now its 3/2/11 and i havnt gotten my period yet nor have i had any symptom of it. is it possible for a miscarraige to throw off the rest of your whole cycle i know this not be the smartest question but i had to ask my boyfriend and i have had sex in the time after the miscarraige so i just wanted to know if i need to be worried of lateness or if this could just be my cycle re-regulating itself? please help!

hey, my periods finished about a week ago n yesterday I started to get chronic pelvic pains n light headed feelings then I noticed wen I went to the toilet that I had browny red blood just like I had my period again, but slightly different. I did stop taking my pill for a few days n started again.and this morning I've woke up sick n feeling not normal. what do u think this is? this has never happened before getting periods twice afte one week, could I be pregnant or having a miscarage ?

I have been trying to get pregnant for 3 months now and every month i get my period. This past month we had sex on the days that i was ovulating and was suppose to get my period on the 6th of February, but didnt see anything until today the 7th but it is only a little spotting and it is a light brown color and does not look like the blood that i usually see for normal periods. Can someone please help me?

Hi, i had my periods on the 25th of december 2010, and it was over on the 31st,so my next period is due on the 25th of january, but on the 14th of janaury i experienced a slight bleeding but it was very light brown....v are tryng to get pregnant for almost a year now, could you please tell me if this is an implantation bleeding or not??
thanks

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