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Signs of Implantation - When Pregnancy Begins

Signs of Implantation – When Some Say Pregnancy Begins

baby, FAM, pregnancy By February 11, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 115 Comments

Some scientists say that implantation is when and where pregnancy begins. What is implantation and are there any common signs of implantation? Implantation occurs when the egg that has been fertilized by the sperm attaches to the inner wall of the uterus about 7-9 days after conception. Having traveled down the fallopian tube and divided several times, the fertilized zygote has reached its final destination in the warm and nourishing uterine lining. Now it can receive the oxygen and nutrients from mom to begin to grow and develop into the beautiful baby it will become. Implantation must occur for pregnancy to continue.

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Spotting Before Your Period – Why?

FAM, pregnancy, self By January 17, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 387 Comments

Oh dear.  Spotting before your period – what does it mean?  Your period is not due for at least another week, but you have found a little blood or pink or brown discharge that isn’t followed by normal flow bleeding. This is spotting and tends to always lead to your heart skipping a beat.

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Implantation Pain – is it Normal?

FAM, pregnancy By August 11, 2009 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , 12 Comments

Implantation pain – is it normal? Some women experience some cramping and pain when implantation of the fertilized egg into the lining in the uterine wall occurs (when you are officially pregnant).

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