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What was it like and when did it happen in relation to your positive test? You can be graphic <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin"> I need some info here lol!
 

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With DD, I thought mine was a period, because it was red, with little chunks (sorry if TMI!) But it was shorter than my normal periods, and a bit lighter. I think it lasted about 2 days, whereas my normal cycle I bleed for close to 5 days. I had a strongly positive test about 1 and a half weeks later.
 

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I have never had it... however, a very good friend of mine was shocked to find out she was a month further along having what she thought was a normal period at 4 weeks... and have seen a few women (not many... 2 or 3) go through the TTC boards to find out they were pregnant after what was a very convincing period.<br><br>
So to me, implantation/breakthrough/etc. bleeding can be anywhere from light and pink to a full blown normal looking period.
 

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I had a little bleeding with this pregnnacy. About 7 days after ovulation. At the time i though it was odd but once I got my BFP it made sense. Never did with my last one.
 

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I know what you're going through 'cause I was all over the internet looking for info on this!<br><br>
One day before my period was to start, I found a small brown smear after exercising.<br>
Then on period day, nothing else came but a small brown spot. I was pretty convinced, but waited one more day to test & BFP.<br><br>
the month before, however, I had the worst, heaviest period I've ever had in my life... don't know what that was all about. nothing in my life had really changed to cause that.<br><br>
Good luck to you!!
 

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I had it for the first time ever with this pregnancy. It was 2 days before I got my positive test (9 days past ovulation). It was just a little bit of brown discharge two times when I wiped. It never made it to my panty liner. It was a very small amount. I thought my period was starting but it stopped and I never got my period.
 

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For me, it happened around the time my period was due (my periods are not entirely regular: anywhere between 24-28 days). Just a very light, brownish/reddish spotting, identical to how my periods always start, only .... it never progressed beyond that into an actual period. I had stopped taking the contraceptive pill a couple of months beforehand, so it shouldn't have been a surprise but it still WAS, when I finally took the test 3 weeks later. Duh! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/nut.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="nut">
 

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My two healthiest pregnancies had implantation spotting.<br><br>
With ds3 it was brownish and light, but heavy enough to stain my underwear. I think it happened around 10 days after ov? Not sure on the timing.<br><br>
With this pregnancy, it was right at 8 days post-ovulation. Very light pink blood, hardly any of it, and I could only see it on toilet paper.
 

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I had a positive ovulation test on Sept 14 or 15. On the Friday the week after (the 25th) I had funny fluttery feelings in my uterus- I'm sure it was implantation. The following day (26th) I had blackish-brown spotting-it was kind of dry and crusty like discharge can be, and there was just a bit- in my underwear. So this would have been 10-11 days after ovulation. Anyways, the day after the spotting my nipples were so sore they woke me up in the early AM and I tried a pg test- it had a very, very faint line. I did not believe it and tested every day from Sunday through Wednesday and maybe twice on some days and watched the line get darker and darker. I wasn't sure if my period was due on Wednesday or Friday because I'd had a slightly off cycle the month before, but I knew by the time it was due anyways!
 

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Mine was mucousy and yellow with just a tinge of blood. Saw it just 2 days and not every time I wiped. It was about CD 22 - BFP on CD25.
 

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With my daughter it was around 5 or 6 weeks. (Calculating dates based on my LMP which is actually a really regular textbook 28 day cycle.) It was light pink to brown and lasted a few days. I didn't have any with this baby.
 

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I had one early loss while on the pill, and had breakthrough implantation spotting with that. It was 2-4 days before I was supposed to stop the pill and have the "week off" for AF. (But, AF did come, super heavy and painful. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">)<br><br>
With my first DS (a total surprise), I had plain, bright red spotting - that is, enough to wipe once or twice but not more (just as with the early loss) - around when I figured AF was due (I was also not keeping more than loose track of AF). I figured AF was on the way, but she never showed and I had no more spotting. It was about 3 weeks later that I finally considered that missing AF and super-duper nausea and fatigue might mean something!<br><br>
With #2 (more expected), I had a super faint BFP at 9dpo, and the same sort of very light, but red spotting 2-3 days later.<br><br>
With #3, no spotting AFAIK.<br><br>
TMI on this one - With #4 (this one), I had a really weird, short LP the month prior. I knew that if that happened again, AF was on the way. Sure enough, about 9dpo I started with brownish spotting and discharge, assumed it was AF, and preemptively used a menstrual cup. Two days later, I found that my "just for the fun of it" HPTs were positive (I thought it was evaps), and more were positive that day, and while there was a variety of discharge in the cup, it was still more brown than red. I don't think I really had any more of the brownish discharge after that, though, but it may have been up to two days of it.
 

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With my first pg I had two days of serious bleeding on CD 21 & 22 when I had a cycle length of 25 days. I don't remember when I O'd but I had a hard time figuring that out back then without FF. I hadn't measured my temps reliably that month either and I didn't really notice that my temps had stayed up until sometime through the next "cycle" when I was actually already pregnant.
 

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I had light spotting and what felt like AF cramps at 8 and 9dpo with this pregnancy, and then a very light BFP at 10dpo.
 

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I had implantation bleeding that started about two days before my period would have. It was light bleeding. I took a pregnancy test that day, and was thrilled that it was implantation bleeding and not my period. We're at 25 weeks today.
 

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I had implantation bleeding for the first time this pregnancy. It was around the time my period was going to start (sorry I don't remember the exact date.) But, I remember wiping and thinking, oh, okay, I started my period. It was a light pink spotting, just like I normally get with my period. But that was it, and I kept wondering, where's AF? <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> I didn't even know about implantation bleeding until I looked into it more.
 

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I had it all 3 times I've been pregnant....it's my free HPT test! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> Of course, I always POAS to confirm. Each time, the spotting occurred around 7dpo and it was always brown discharge/mucus (not enough for a pantyliner but definitely noticeable). I test positive at 9 dpo and 10 dpo with internet cheapies.
 
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