implantation cramping

Uterine cramps or cramping in the lower abdomen can have many possible causes. Some could signifiy a pregnancy, other not. Mild cramps are often normal, but occasionally cramps can be a sign of bigger problems. When you have cramps, you should first ask yourself: "Am I pregnant?" A negative pregnancy test usually excludes a pregnancy. Uterine cramps are too non-specific to assume that you may be pregnant. Uterine cramps before you miss your period are rarely, if ever, a reliable sign of pregnancy. Typical uterine cramps without being pregnant or before your menstrual period are usually caused by an increase in prostaglandin hormones, chemicals that increase shortly before your menstrual period.

Implantation Bleeding and Spotting and Symptoms as the First Pregnancy Sign and Symptom

Implantation bleeding is one of several typical pregnancy symptoms and pregnancy signs. ... more »

How Common Is Implantation Bleeding?

Implantation bleeding is fairly common with pregnancy and maybe around twenty to thirty percent of women will have spotting at implantation and during early pregnancy. ... more »

Implantation Bleeding: Why Do I Feel My Period is About to Come?

If you have had spotting and think it might be implantation bleeding you may be paying very close attention to your body. ... more »

What Do Early Pregnancy Cramps Mean?

Early pregnancy cramps are often associated with the hormone progesterone and physical changes in the body. The severity of early pregnancy cramps will differ from one pregnant woman to the next, but should never be severe in nature. ... more »

The Ins and Outs of Pregnancy Cramps

Pregnancy cramps can be a scary thing for a pregnant woman. The cramps may be light and barely noticeable or strong and painful. They can signal a problem in pregnancy or be no cause for concern at all. ... more »

Implantation Cramps and Cramping

For many women cramps and cramping are a normal part of their menstrual cycle, while for others it may signify implantation cramps and pregnancy. ... more »

Implantation Bleeding and Pregnancy Symptoms

How can I tell the difference between implantation and menstrual period? ... more »

When Does Implantation Bleeding Occur?

Among the most important questions asked by women is "How soon can I detect my pregnancy?" A pregnancy can be detected mainly by a missed period ... more »

Implantation Cramps on Implantation Day

Implantation is the attachment of the fertilized egg, the embryo to t ... more »

Implantation Bleeding Appearance

Implantation bleeding and spotting happen about a week after ovulation and fertilization. Implantation is the attachement of the fertilzed egg, the blastocyst into the lining of the uterus. ... more »