Implantation Bleeding

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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dark brown redish blood seen on 22nd , 23rd, 24th and day of periods in a 28 days cycle. is that implantation or periods, am i pregnant . My periods have been missed by 1 day .

On Sept. 24th I had my son and he died due to a placenta abruption. Before I got pregnant, i suffered with dysmennorhea. Since the birth of my son, my body has changed. I no longer have dysmennorhea and I think I have ovulation cramps. With that being said I started my period on Dec.7 and if I'm not mistaken my ovulation period was between the 19th-21st. Yes i had sex during that time. It is now Dec. 29th and yesterday I started having very light spotting and bleeding. It does not smell like menustration and I just found out about implantation bleeding. It's only been bout a week since ovulation. Could I really be pregnant or is it in my head cause I want another baby since I lost my first. Someone please help me. Am I really pregnant?

I was trying to get pregnant and used an ovulation calculator. I had sex on Nov. 3 and Nov. 4. as that was the day I was supposed to be ovulating. I had a really light period in November, which was 2 weeks later than it was supposed to be and it lasted only 2 days which is very unusual for me. I took a home pregnancy test but it came back not pregnant. I had recently had a stillbirth of twins. Now however, I am having signs of pregnancy. My breasts are hurting and I have had some clear discharge from them. My nipple area is getting darker and I have had issues with smells. I also had feelings of morning sickness early on. However, it is now December 16th and I had a light period last week, but now have bleeding. During my last pregnancy, I had bleeding throughout it. I am being driven crazy about whether I am pregnant or not. Can anyone help me?

my period jumped from 29 days to 33 days in October to 39 days in November in and now i haven't had a period in December.. and on thanksgiving i had some light pink-brownish spotting for 4 days i do have unprotected sex all the time i jud dnt kno if i am prego i really dnt want to be i dnt really have period cramps but if anybody out there can give me some advice it will be greatly appreciated
thankss *_*

alright my last period was on oct,29th 2010. and i had sex on the 12th and the 15th of nov, was having every symptom in the book and then this morning i start spotting a little (dec,9th 2010). the weird thing is. i have done a home test and it came up negative and i did a doc office test and that came up negative. i got the blood work done and my HCG was at 8. to much to not be pregnant and to little to be pregnant. i'm so confused i need some answers please. i would love to be pregnant and with my first baby i never had these problems

okay so im bout 21-22 weeks pregnant. my doctor keeps messing with my due date though. my last "period" was like 2 days and very light(pink/brown) i believe this was implantation bleeding and when the bleeding started(july 2&3,2010) i had really bad cramps, worse than normal. I asked my doctor my conceived date and told him my last period wasn't normal bc a normal is heavy and last 7 days, but the conceived date he gave me just doesn't add up. so what would be my conceived date??? and how far along am i really???

I did 3 laparoscopies, 2 artificial insemination, 2 invitro, dr found out that I developed adhesions, overian cyst, I gave up to go to drs, now I am cleaning my body with herbal fiber blend, aim para 90 tablet, candida tablet, kelp powder, msm, tai ginseng, recovery remedy, progesterone cream, vitamin bcomplex, vitamin c, zinc, enzyme, castor oil, vitamin e. Trying to conceive naturally. Will I be healed in this body cleansing, pls help me.

OKAY I GOT TWO SHOTS OF DEPO I SUPPOSE TO GOT MY NEXT SHOT JULY 30 2010 I NEVER WENT BACK,I STARTED BC PILLS IN SEP.2010 TO REGULATE MY PERIOD BECAUSE I 'M TRYING TO CONCEIVE..MY PERIOD CAME ON SEP.27,2010 IT STAYED ON FOR 5 DAYS AND MY NEXT PERIOD CAME ON EXACTLY 28 DAYS LATER OCT.30,2010 WHICH MEAN I SHOULD HAVE BEEN OVULATION NOV.10-15 I BEEN HAVING SEX EVERYDAY NOV.13TH I WENT TO THE BATHROOM AND I SEEN PINKISH WEN I WIPED BUT THAT WAS THE ONLY TIME.......IS THERE A POSSIBLITY THAT I MAY BE PREGNANT??? CAN SOMEBODY PLEASE HELP ME BECAUSE ME AND MY HUSBAND BEEN TRYN TO HAVE OUR SECOND CHILD FOR A COUPLE OF MONTHS NOE.

OK, i am planning my second pregnancy, but am a bit confused about something. the last time i saw my periods was on the 28th of June, 2010, i had sex almost everyday, so i expected to miss my periods the next month. i did miss my periods in July but in August 2nd i saw bleeding, so i taught that nothing happened. the thing is that it only lasted 1 day and for that day i had a heavy flow of blood (like a first day of periods) and that's it. i didn't see no blood since today 21st October 2010. now i no am pregnant but which day should i give my doctor as my last period. my first appointment is next week Wednesday 27th 2010. I've read that this can be confusing as to when is my actual due date. please help.

My period come on 6 days late. I had sex on the 19 of sept. My period date was sept 25 but came on Sept 30. I have always had normal periods.

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