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What does implantation feel like..?

(12 Posts)
OhBling Mon 10-Aug-09 17:11:19

how long does it last and when in the cycle am I likely to feel it, if at all? [I can't get my head around all this stuff].

ThePregnantPhantomPlopper Mon 10-Aug-09 17:21:03

I had some quick, sharp, niggly pains around the pubic area a couple of days before my period was due and am still getting them at least once a day, I'm only 4.5 weeks though.

I'm assuming it's implantation and a vaguely remember having it with the first two.

ThePregnantPhantomPlopper Mon 10-Aug-09 17:22:10

Gah that was supposed to be I vaguely not A vaguely.

OhBling Mon 10-Aug-09 17:24:21

Mmm.. i had that yesterday. AF (may be) due in next few days...? Interesting. Although after 13 years of being on the pill, it's also entirely possible that these are AF symptoms I just didn't experience before! grin.

I have a seriously erratic cycle (at best) so it's all very hit and miss.

Horton Mon 10-Aug-09 17:45:59

I didn't feel a thing! Sharp pains could be ovulation pains, particularly with an erratic cycle?

ThePregnantPhantomPlopper Mon 10-Aug-09 17:55:04

Hope you get good news!

OhBling Tue 11-Aug-09 11:36:34

Well, DH is excited and optimistic.

I'm more cynical. It would be too easy if it just happened like that! smile

I'll let you know - if AF doesn't come by weekend I'll test on Sunday.

OhBling Tue 11-Aug-09 11:37:41

Oh - and congratulations Phantom! I'm sorry - i was so self absorbed there for a minute! That's fantastic news. Is this your first?

lazylion Tue 11-Aug-09 13:40:28

In my experience (4 pregnancies) implanatation feels like zingy little pains that start around pubic area and move down my inside legs. I had these every time. Ovulation pains are dull and stay in one place for me. Good luck OhBling.

ThePregnantPhantomPlopper Tue 11-Aug-09 20:11:40

Tis my 3rd. (madness) grin

Let us know how you get on!

OhBling Wed 12-Aug-09 11:52:20

Well, I'm increasingly certain it is AF as I'm starting to feel more "normal" AF twinges that I used to get even on the pill.

This is not in fact a bad thing as it would mean I have at least a vaguelly regular cycle which puts me far ahead of where I thought I'd be at this stage. It's nice to be in the position that AF is almost as good as a BFP.

OhBling Tue 18-Aug-09 16:39:15

BFN on Friday and AF FINALLY turned up today. 40 days. Am slightly concerned that the cycle is vrey very long, but am trying to remain optimistic.

Thanks all though!

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