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Very Early Pregnancy Symptom

Symptom Details

Implantation bleeding or spotting is a normal pregnancy symptom and may occur from 6-12 days after conception. Many women do not experience this symptom at all. Each woman who does will experience it very differently - Some will spot lightly for a couple of hours, while others may have some light spotting for a few days. If the bleeding occurs after the expected period, it is usually not attributed to implantation. Studies show that anywhere from 20-30% of women experience some degree of bleeding in early pregnancy. Approximately half of pregnant women who bleed will go on to have a normal, healthy pregnancy. Be sure to contact your physician if you experience heavy bleeding or bleeding accompanied by painful cramping, or if you feel the bleeding is not "normal".

Comparison Chart

The chart below shows a comparison between the number of times this symptom was experienced by pregnant vs non-pregnant women.

**NOTE: Data for 15-21 dpo tends to be lower than expected as many women stop tracking symptoms after a positive pregnancy test.

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  • 2 weeks ago » RonniBonni28 said:
    11dpo and when I woke up and used the restroom no blood came to work used the restroom and has not too light but not to dark blood.
  • 3 weeks ago » Snava819 said:
    16 DPO brown spotting missed period 3 days ago..I'm never late I hope I conceived
  • 4 weeks ago » kdownie said:
    22DPO, 5 positive hpt, brown bleeding when I wipe for several days
  • 5 weeks ago » mamax4 said:
    I experienced light brown spotting @ 1dpo and 2dpo. 3dpo today, and so far, nothing.
  • 7 weeks ago » Envy101 said:
    Im 16 dpo and i having spotting when i wipe it red but not heavy doc said its implantation.
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