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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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  • 4 weeks ago » Taradiane13 said:
    TTC using sperm donor preseed and soft cups donations cycle days 6,8,12,13,16 pos opk 14,15,16 bleeding days 20,21, any ideas light flow red
  • 10 weeks ago » SarahJane87 said:
    I had a little spotting while wiping (tmi) but it got kinda red tonight when my DH and I dtd. Ugh good or bad sign for BFP?
  • Dec. 29, 2016 6:06am » Rileysmumma said:
    Possibly 11dpo (maybe?? Confusing month) today with light brown spotting ONCE when I wiped. 9/10DPO light pink spotting. Help??
  • Dec. 13, 2016 5:08pm » Spp12062015 said:
    @mamax4 did you get a BFP?
  • Dec. 13, 2016 5:03pm » Spp12062015 said:
    I've been having brown spotting since 1dpo and I'm 6 dop now.
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