Learn about symptoms of implantation cramping, spotting, and how implantation bleeding occurs.

Is This Implantation Bleeding, Spotting or My Period?

What you may consider implantation spotting can sometimes be the sign of an early period and that means you are not pregnant. If you have spotting right around the time your period would normally start, it can be even more confusing. ... read more »

What Is Implantation?

"What is implantation?" Find out what it is, when it occurs, and what its symptoms are. ... read more »

Very Early Signs of Pregnancy

Many women report very early signs of pregnancy, while others never have symptoms. ... read more »

Earliest Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancy

You probably have a million questions: "How long does it take to get pregnant symptoms?" "How soon do you get pregnancy symptoms?" "How early can pregnancy symptoms start?" These are the most common. ... read more »

Ectopic Pregnancy: Symptoms, Risks, Causes

An ectopic pregnancy can become fatal to the mother because of potentially excessive bleeding. ... read more »

First Pregnancy Symptoms

What are the very first pregnancy symptoms I can expect? Nausea and tiredness are among the first typical pregnancy symptoms. ... read more »

Pregnancy Symptoms and Their Timing

Pregnancy symptoms and timing of each. ... read more »

How Soon Will a Pregnancy Test Be Positive?

You want to take that test as soon as possible, but should you? ... read more »

Good Eggs and Bad Eggs: Ovarian Reserve Testing

A thorough assessment of egg quality through ovarian reserve testing is the most important fertility test that a physician does. ... read more »

First Trimester of Pregnancy Guide

During the first trimester of pregnancy, so many changes happen, but some of these changes may not be quite what you expected! ... read more »

Clomid Clomiphene and Provera Bleeding

Provera is usually given prior to clomid to cleanse the uterus, empty the old uterine lining and get ready to implantation. ... read more »

Time of Implantation and Loss of Pregnancy

In most successful human pregnancies, the conceptus implants 8 to 10 days after ovulation. The risk of early pregnancy loss increases with later implantation. ... read more »

Diet and Lifestyle in the Prevention of Infertility

Following a fertility diet may favorably influence fertility in otherwise healthy women. Further, infertility cases due to ovulation disorders may be preventable through diet and lifestyle changes. ... read more »

Does a Drop in Temperature on the BBT Chart Mean Pregnancy

A temperature drop in the basal body temperature BBT chart about a week or so after ovulation could well mean that there was implantation and pregnancy has occured. ... read more »

Early Ovulation

Is early ovulation a problem? ... read more »

Positive Pregnancy Test After Ovulation

When does the HPT become positive? ... read more »

When Does a Home Pregnancy Test (HPT) Become Positive?

When does a home pregnancy test (HPT) become positive? ... read more »

Egg Fertilization by the Sperm

The sperm fertilizes the egg which then moves down the fallopian tube into the uterus. ... read more »

Implantation Timing: When Does Implantation Happen?

It's an interesting early pregnancy question! ... read more »

Top Getting Pregnant, Fertility and Pregnancy Questions

Your top questions answered on getting pregnant, being pregnant, and more! ... read more »

Pregnancy Test: When Is it Usually Positive?

No matter how hard you try and try interpreting body changes as signs of pregnancy, you will need a positive pregnancy test to confirm that you are pregnant. But when is the best time to take a pregnancy test? ... read more »

Life and Pregnancy After Miscarriage

After miscarriage, many women have a long list of questions about physical health, mental health and parenthood. Understanding changes after miscarriage is often enough to put your mind at ease. ... read more »

Facts About Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time in life when women feel closer to their spouse and body more than ever before. Here are a few facts about pregnancy for expecting moms. ... read more »

What Happens After Ovulation?

Most people know what happens during ovulation, but what happens after ovulation is also very important when trying to get pregnant. ... read more »

Pregnancy after Miscarriage

In most cases, a miscarriage is a protection of sorts from fetal abnormalities or internal issues that could not be controlled by the pregnant woman. ... read more »

Why Does Implantation Bleeding Happen?

If a fertilized egg implants in the uterus, implantation bleeding may show up, but why does implantation bleeding happen? ... read more »

Why Does a Miscarriage Occur?

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists estimate up to 25% of pregnancies will end in pregnant miscarriage, but why does pregnant miscarriage occur? ... read more »

What Causes Pain During Pregnancy?

Pain during pregnancy is often associated with complications or labor and can be a scary thing. However, not all pain during pregnancy signals a problem. ... read more »

Implantation Bleeding or Period: Am I Pregnant or About to Start My Period?

If you have spotting and think it might be implantation bleeding you may pay very close attention to your body. However, a pregnancy test will rarely be positive at the time of implantation bleeding.  ... read more »

Secret to Successful IVF Embryo Implantation Revealed

Ongoing research of IVF is raising the success rate of the procedure but one aspect of the technique has remained mysterious - the frequent inability of an embryo to implant in the uterine wall. ... read more »

Endometrial Injury to Improve Embryo Implantation

In some medical cases, embryo implantation may be improved by injuring the endometrial lining. Injury is defined as scratching the lining of the uterus though researchers in Leichester UK are not sure how effective the treatment really is. ... read more »

VEGF and Recurrent Implantation Failure

Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is used in many IVF/ICSI treatments to facilitate implantation of embryos. Researchers from Poissey Saint German Medical Center wondered if women with recurrent implantation failure shared a common form of polymorphism. ... read more »

Researchers Link Recurrent Miscarriage to Prolonged Fertility

Researchers from the Warwick Medical School have recently completed a study that correlates recurrent miscarriage with a possible flaw in the fertility window. ... read more »

High Anti-PLAC1 Antibodies and Implantation Failure

Diagnostic workups are a crucial part of fertility planning and treatment. According to researchers from the University of Foggia, the anti-PLAC1 antibody may prove to be an important part of future workups. PLAC1 antibody is a placenta-specific antibody. ... read more »

Do Blastocysts Facilitate Implantation?

Researchers from Prince Henry's Institute of Medical Research inAustralia recently published an in-vitro study that could hold the keyto increasing implantation success rates. The study was published in the journal Human Reproduction. ... read more »

Pregnenolone Production in the Early Trophoblast

A new study published in the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics links the early placenta to pregnenolone production. Research was completed by authors from the New York University School of Medicine. ... read more »

Does a Previous C-Section Scar Affect Implantation?

Researchers from the Obstetrics and Gynecology Unit at Queen Charlottes and Chelsea Hospital in London recently published a study in the journal Human Reproduction on the effect of C-section scarring on future implantation. ... read more »

8-Cell Embryo “Hug” May Help Determine Best IVF Candidates

One of life's most endearing moments occurs when a new parent gives afirst hug to a newborn baby. Countless medical studies have documentedthe nurturing value of the human touch. ... read more »

“Black Box” of Embryo Implantation Discovered and Filmed

In spite of a wealth of medical knowledge surrounding reproduction, one aspect of embryo development, implantation, has remained a mystery. But researchers now say they've filmed it in action. ... read more »

Swedish Uterus Transplant: First Successful Embyro

The Swedish team of medical specialists has just announced that the first embryo implant has taken place. Others will follow in the coming months. ... read more »

Preterm Birth Rates in Blastocyst

Researchers from the Create Fertility Center in Ontario, Canada, recently published a study comparing preterm birth rates in pregnancies conceived with blastocysts versus day 5/6 embryos. ... read more »

Pregnancy Expectation Off by Five Weeks

Perhaps no other time in life makes the countdown by week as important as it is during pregnancy when the 38-week mark is expected to mean a date with the delivery room. ... read more »

Implantation Failure: When Embryos Don’t Pass “Entrance Exam”

Recently, in an examination of the reproductive process, medical researchers in England discovered that we must pass the most important exam of all long before our birth. ... read more »

Implantation Symptoms and Signs: When Do They Appear?

Implantation happens on average 9 days after ovulation and fertilization with a range of between 6 and 12 days, and there are certain signs and symptoms that may indicate that implantation is occurring. ... read more »

What Happens the Week After Fertilization?

Fertilization usually happens within 12-24 hours after ovulation. After fertilization, the fertilized egg starts traveling down the fallopian tube toward the uterus. ... read more »

Implantation Bleeding: It Could Be Your First Pregnancy Sign

Implantation is the attachment of the fertilized egg to the uterine lining. This happens when the fertilized egg has completed its travel through the fallopian tube and adheres to the lining of the uterus. ... read more »

Cervical Mucus, Implantation, and Pregnancy

Can I find out if I am pregnant from my cervical mucus? It's a question many women ask. ... read more »

Implantation and Menstrual 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. ... read more »

Impact of a Woman's Age on Fertility

Does age affect fertility? Simply put, yes ages does affect fertility. The older the female is when trying to conceive the more troubles that may be encountered during the process. ... read more »

Is The Pregnancy Test 99 Percent Accurate?

What does it mean when manufacturers claim their home pregnancy test HPT is 99% accurate? ... read more »

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