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Brown ewcm 5dpo

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Maggiewotsit Sun 26-Jul-20 15:10:12

I think I ovulated 5 days ago when I had EWCM, a migraine and cramps. All my typical ovulation symptoms although I understand that these aren’t exactly reliable! I had unprotected sex the day before and the day before that also.

Today I’ve had quite a lot of brown EWCM accompanied by period-like cramps in one side of my back and stomach which lasted about 10 minutes.

Does anyone have any experience of this or ideas of why this could be happening?

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Mrschips07 Sun 26-Jul-20 15:24:13

It sounds like typical implantation, although it's quite early.

Maggiewotsit Sun 26-Jul-20 15:43:35

Thank you. I suppose it could be possible I ovulated earlier than I thought as I had cramping and spotting (without EWCM) around 11 days ago and I had sex the day before that and the day before that as well.
The perks of having an irregular cycle!

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Mrschips07 Sun 26-Jul-20 16:21:24

Yes perfectly possible! My cycle is all over the place too, it's so hard to work it out sometimes! Are you going to test in a few days?

Maggiewotsit Sun 26-Jul-20 16:26:43

I’m going to try to leave it as long as I can but that will be hard! Period is due the 4th or 5th so I’m hoping to leave it until then. Are you testing this month?

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Mrschips07 Sun 26-Jul-20 17:19:51

I'm hoping to, I'm only 5dpo (I think) but also had some weirdness and I'm not sure if I ovulated then or not, but will probably test anyway like the poas addict I am!

Heyha Sun 26-Jul-20 21:58:20

Just joining in as I'm having the same at (according to OPK) 5 dpo. I'm still feeding my 13 month old though so my cycles are odd having only just come back. But I had a textbook LH surge, ewcm etc 5/6 days ago so who knows!?

Maggiewotsit Sun 26-Jul-20 22:12:03

Best of luck for when you do test @Mrschips07 !!

Hi @Heyha good to talk to someone in a similar position! Sounds promising if you used OPKs and had EWCM. Hopefully this month is the month!

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Heyha Thu 30-Jul-20 08:27:34

So had an unexpected squinter last night, bright white BFN this morning but I know the drill now 😂 will try to wait til tomorrow but I expect I will test again this afternoon just cos!

Mrschips07 Thu 30-Jul-20 08:50:04

How exciting for you @Heyha are you 9dpo, same as me? I had a verrrry faint shadow on a IC yesterday, but testing today it looks the same so I'm doubting myself. Although it's obviously very early!

Heyha Thu 30-Jul-20 14:26:17

I think I'm 8 maybe 9...got 0.5 on my OPK today (am doing both POAS so I get both sets of info) so my tracker has just decided to shunt me into a normal next cycle assuming the bleeding I had was a period 🤷‍♀️ we shall see!

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