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So since yesterday I still have period pain not as strong as it was but still have it,and this morning I felt something came out like period,(sorry if it’s disgusting) it wasn’t pink or red,it was more like light brown and since morning I had it 3 times. You thing its going to end period?as my period always start like that and I’m due😢 Called my clinic 2times still waiting for their call. I’m on my day 8 post 5day ET.you think its normal? I don’t think it’s implantation as I read it happen between day 1-5 and I had nothing on those days. Any advise? xxx

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Hi Anna, I had period type cramp on 8 & 9dpt, I didn't have any spotting but I had water like discharge every day since then (& still going on). I know they say implantation occurs anytime up to 12 days post ovulating (which would probably up to 7 dpt) but also brown discharge could be old blood from implantation. I didn't feel anything from implantation so I suppose we really don't know when or how it's happening. I really hope it's good news for you on your test day ❤️

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Anna00 in reply to Lilli79

Thanks Lilli! I had cramps since day 1 but from yesterday I have strong cramps and I’m due that’s why I’m so panic, I didn’t have too much discharge in these 8 days, probably it’s not implantation😔. I’m gonna be over the moon if this period doesn’t come xx

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Lilli79 in reply to Anna00

I know it's so difficult but really most people have no clue whether it's happening or not. Some people bleed and get a BFP, some people don't bleed and get a BFN. You really don't know until testing 🙁 I think maybe if you had implantation yesterday, there would likely to be more cramping today because of uterus accommodating your little bean. It may also cause a little bit of old blood to come out. I hope so, fingers & toes crossed for you xx

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Anna00 in reply to Lilli79

I really hope so! The only thing make me panic is I’m due by today or tomorrow. Fingers crossed🤞🏻 Thanks Lilli xx

I think it happens, I read a few stories about people bleeding just before. I know it’s hard, but try not too worry. xx

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Anna00 in reply to Smang

You mean my period happens? xx

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Smang in reply to Anna00

Bleeding, but that doesn’t mean it’s your period.

I’ve read a lot of ladies on here have had bleeding and still had BFP so don’t lose hope yet. Also brown blood is old so that’s a positive sign xx

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Anna00 in reply to E_05

I’m really close losing my hope E_05, it’s so scary every time I’m going to toilet,you think it helps if I lie down? 😔xx

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E_05 in reply to Anna00

I know it’s always hard going toilet after ET. Maybe just try I know it’s hard but to take a few deep breaths, sit or lie down and relax a little xx

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Anna00 in reply to E_05

Thanks E! I’ll do that I hope it stops soon xx

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E_05 in reply to Anna00

Will keep my fingers crossed 🤞x

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Anna00 in reply to E_05

xx

Hi lovely. I’ve read that some people can have spotting this late and still get a positive. Unfortunately only time will tell and i bet (like me ) time is going as slow as anything. One minute seems like an hour. Try to stay calm and wait to hear from your clinic. Have you heard off them yet?

Sending you lots of love and baby dust xxx

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Anna00 in reply to Violet5451

Thanks Violet! No still nothing I called them yesterday as well,normally they call back within an hour but this time don’t know why they didn’t yet🤦🏻‍♀️(Because I need them) hope it’s just a spotting not a period. And the time omg why it doesn’t move?! You think it’s normal having period cramps on day 8? I heard after day 8 you should feel better mine is opposite. xxx

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Violet5451 in reply to Anna00

I don’t know lovely if there is a normal. Everyone is different and every pregnancy is different. It’s just a waiting game with the unmovable time! Not long now until we can both test. Just rest up and try to relax xxx

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Anna00 in reply to Violet5451

Yeah can’t do nothing just wait, when is your test day? Wish you lots of luck xxx

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Violet5451 in reply to Anna00

Wednesday 7th 2 weeks after transfer x wishing you luck too hunny x

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Anna00 in reply to Violet5451

Fingers crossed for us!🤞🏻xx

Hey Anna00? I hope ur clinic get back to u soon! Try not to worry ive heard lots if stories of discharge / blood with BFP at tbe end of them 😘 it must be quite distressing for u! But u r doing everything right 🤞 xx

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Anna00 in reply to TTCs

Hey TTCs! Still didn’t get back to me. I’m so panic,I’m due by today or tomorrow and it looks I’m going to have it😔 never had blood discharges since I’ve done my ET! I know I can’t do anything about it it’s not in my hand. Thanks lovely xx

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TTCs in reply to Anna00

Could you try calling them back again? Perhaps your message wasnt passed on! On a personla note, one of my friend bled well into her pregnancy and her little boy is here safe and sound. Another friend thought she was having her period (even stuck a tampon up there) and her little bundle is also here too!! Keep the faith 😘 xx

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Anna00 in reply to TTCs

I called 3 times since yesterday,they have a direct line for ivf patient I left a message with my name and number as usual, never happend before they always call back. I’ll try my best to keep my faith, just few more days left. Thanks lovely 😘xx

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TTCs in reply to Anna00

Gosh that's unusual they must be super busy! Mine have a direct line too and usually answer straight away. You're doing so well! I hope they get back to u before home time! Xx

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Anna00 in reply to TTCs

I hope so! Thanks xx

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TTCs in reply to Anna00

Sending hugs 😘

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Anna00 in reply to TTCs

😘xx

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Anna00 in reply to TTCs

They just called, told me I should carry on till my test day and don’t do the test earlier,they can’t say it’s a period or not as the symptoms are the same. hope I get good news 🤞🏻xx

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TTCs in reply to Anna00

Ah so glad u got a response ud have been panicking all night! Mother nature is crafty making pregnancy and period symotoms the same! I'm sure ul get a BFP!! Xx

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Anna00 in reply to TTCs

Don’t know why Mother Nature making them the same!its confusing and stressful 🤦🏻‍♀️ I really hope I get,Ive been waited ages for BFP!hope this time is my turn🤞🏻xxx

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TTCs in reply to Anna00

Fingers crossed 🤞

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Anna00 in reply to TTCs

Thanks 🤞🏻xx

Hey Anna, Hope all is well? I have lots of friends who had spotting throughout pregnancies and all those small folks are rapidly taking all my money with birthday presents... !! Have u got some music to listen to or a book/magazine to read? Take a breath and think positively as this little bean will hopefully stick! 💕 xx

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Anna00 in reply to Squeak2

Thanks lovely! Actually since morning I just listened to musics read books watched friends! Hope my little bean is still there 🙏🏻🤞🏻xxx

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Squeak2 in reply to Anna00

With a little luck bean has set up camp!! Keep reading books and singing to songs as it’s good to chill!! 💕 xx

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Anna00 in reply to Squeak2

Thanks lovely xxx

I started bleeding just before my official test date, but I got a BFP. Two weeks on and I’m still testing positive, but I think my hcg is dropping, so I don’t think mine is a viable pregnancy (it’s a waiting game for me). While I’ve been stressing about it I have heard loads of encouraging stories of people who have bled (and have cramping) and still go on to have full term pregnancies, so there is hope! I have my fingers crossed for you xx

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Anna00 in reply to Wishfully

Hope mine doesn’t end to period. Try to keep my hope till my test day. Thanks lovely xx

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Violet5451 in reply to Wishfully

Sorry to hear this wishfully, hoping that you aren’t dropping in hcg and you have a happy and healthy pregnancy. Sending lots of love xxx

it sounds like AF babes im so sorry :( 100% get your clinic to check it out though. hoping for good news & that those E's keep sticking <3

You mean I’m going to have my period?! Oh😔

obviously i dont know your body chick, but if they are your usual period symptoms id say it was possible. keep trying your clinic they may be able to do some observations on you/testing. i really hope it isnt xxxxxx

Hey hun sorry that your feeling like this. The 2ww is certainly hard and long, the time seems to go far slower during the 2ww. I have af type symptoms not spotting or anything just period pains. Try not to read too much into the spotting, everyone is different some have spotting and some don't. Please try and keep positive. Really hoping you get your BFP xxx

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Anna00 in reply to Penders

Thanks lovely, yeah these 2ww are defo the longest! You’re right I think I read too much about spotting that’s why I’m so panic now🤦🏻‍♀️ I’ll stop reading and wait to see what’s gonna happen in next few days,I think that’s the best. Thanks xxx

Ugh this bit is so bloody hard 😕 did they mention upping your progesterone? Xx

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Anna00 in reply to Aleelilook

I know it’s horrible🤦🏻‍♀️ No they said carry on the same xx

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