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Tell me about your implantation cramping

Yesterday I was 6dpo and had a dull ache in my lower abdomen all day long. I'd equate the feeling to how I usually feel the day AF shows up. Has anyone experienced something similar?? The crazy TTCer in me wants to believe it was implantation cramping Here's my chart for your reference. http://www.fertilityfriend.com/home/doxielove

So, tell me about YOUR implantation cramping (if you felt something!)

  1. Foodnerd81

    GOLD / pineapple / 12482 posts

    I had definitely implantation cramping about a week after O. It felt like somewhat mild menstrual cramps, only they were much lower down that normal, like practically in my crotch (TMI?) It went on for maybe 2 days, and I was sure I was pregnant, since I'd never felt that before at that point in my cycle. And... 5 days later, BFP. Pretty much everything else felt the same. Good luck!

  2. ShootingStar

    GOLD / grapefruit / 4696 posts

    I had cramping starting at 5DPO. At first it felt more like a cross between cramps and ovulation pain - it seemed to be more in the area of the ovary that had ovulated. Over the course of 3 days (5, 6 and 7 DPO) it was intermittent and slowly evolved to feeling more like a menstrual cramp, and more often at night. At 7DPO I was trying to sleep and so uncomfortable that I started googling implantation cramps and was pretty sure that's what I had.

    At 10DPO a faint positive showed up on an FRER :-).

  3. Ash

    honeydew / 7092 posts

    At 6dpo, I had an O like cramp on my right side... pretty sure it was implantation! It was on and off all day long.

  4. Turd Ferguson

    pomegranate / 3112 posts

    I...didn't feel anything. Sorry, pretty anticlimactic... Your chart is lookin' pretty good though!

  5. fussygal

    pomegranate / 3143 posts

    Your chart looks pretty good!! I had a major twinge 7DPO that woke me up from a dead sleep. Then for the test of that day I had some twingey cramping on the same side. It stuck around for the next week until my BFP! Good luck!

  6. doxielove

    persimmon / 1197 posts

    @ms.janedoe: lol that's ok! Nothing is a perfectly acceptable answer

    Thanks ladies for your input - any other takers?

  7. Cara M. 17

    clementine / 825 posts

    I had twinges of pain on my right side only on days 5-6 post ovulation. They were random and would come and go. Got my BFP 10 DPO!

  8. fussygal

    pomegranate / 3143 posts

    @doxielove when do you POAS???!

    ETA: I should say when do you think you'll first do it?

  9. Charm54

    GOLD / grapefruit / 4888 posts

    Just very mild cramping, but I had what I think was lots of implantation spotting (it coincided with a temp dip) at 7dpo. Brown and goopy. Sorry if TMI!! lol

  10. Amelieisme

    persimmon / 1251 posts

    Yep, light cramps just like I would feel right before I would start AF maybe 6-7 days after I ovulated. It was notable and made me very suspicious I was pregnant since I had never felt that way except right before my period, but it wasn't as strong as the cramps I usually had before my period. I'd definitely be suspicous! Hope you get your BFP!

  11. doxielove

    persimmon / 1197 posts

    @fussygal: I'm TRYING to hold out until Sunday...but I may start Saturday...or tomorrow :-\ lol. I just picked up some FRERs, so I'm armed and ready!!

    @char54: It's never TMI when it comes to TTC

    @Amelieisme: This is exactly what I was trying to articulate is happening to me! Thanks for your input!!

  12. QBbride

    GOLD / pear / 1671 posts

    I had a horrible pain in my middle back, it lasted maybe 2ish hours? It was like nothing I had felt before. I just KNEW it was implantation, and 2 1/2 days later, I got a +ve! (it was negative that morning)

  13. QBbride

    GOLD / pear / 1671 posts

    @doxielove: your chart is looking great! Are you taking anything to lengthen your LP? 9 days is pretty short...

  14. doxielove

    persimmon / 1197 posts

    @QBbride: Thanks. I'm taking B-complex.

  15. marionberry

    GOLD / grapefruit / 4992 posts

    Your chart looks REALLY good! I'm thinking this has a really good chance. And my implantation cramps felt like period cramps, except for lower and more centered than normal. Crossing my fingers for you!

  16. ChefAimee

    coffee bean / 47 posts

    I had cramping that was very similar to menstrual cramps (I wasn't TTC, so I didn't know what they were at the time, or how long after I ovulated). I then had mild implantation spotting for five days that also was accompanied by mild cramps that also included some sharp jabbing pains on the right side where I think my ovary would be. The spotting was extremely light though, nothing that could compare to a period. This all happened at the exact time I was supposed to start my period, so I wasn't sure at first.

  17. Amelieisme

    persimmon / 1251 posts

    @doxielove: Aww! I'm excited for you. Keep us posted!

  18. pui

    GOLD / bananas / 9824 posts

    Keeping fingers crossed!!

  19. QBbride

    GOLD / pear / 1671 posts

    @doxielove: I like the temp rise today!!

  20. Mrs. J

    GOLD / grapefruit / 4127 posts

    I didn't have any!

  21. fussygal

    pomegranate / 3143 posts

    @doxielove eeeeee! fingers crossed for you!

  22. doxielove

    persimmon / 1197 posts

    I forgot to update!! AF showed, so what I was experiencing definitely was NOT implantation, ha! I still appreciate all the input, though !

  23. pui

    GOLD / bananas / 9824 posts

    @doxielove: FX for the next cycle!

  24. sam211

    apple seed / 1 posts

    I have had mild period pain 5 days from ovulation but today i have lower back pain. Anyone else experience that?

  25. NovBaby1112

    GOLD / pomegranate / 3266 posts

    I've had implantation cramping both pregnancies. Both were around 7-8dpo and it was a strong pinching/pulling sensation that lasted a few hours. Really felt like something was burrowing in there that's what tipped me off that something might be up.

  26. stiletto_mom

    kiwi / 604 posts

    @doxielove: UGH, I had the exact same thing happen to me last month. Spotting for a full week right before AF showed up. Had all the pre PMS signs so it was so confusing.

    I'm experiencing this again this month. I have no idea what's up. I'm spotting (been about 3 -4 days). I have a feeling I'm just going to keep spotting right up until AF. =(

    So discouraging.

  27. CWhite

    pea / 11 posts

    I had some pretty bad cramping about 6 days ago, and wondered if it may be implantation. I have had nothing but BFNs on Wondfo tests though so far so I'm thinking not. I thought AF was coming way early (still not due for 5 days). Any of you that have recently had cramping ever come up with a BFP yet?

  28. VGarcia

    pea / 16 posts

    @doxielove: @CWhite: Good morning everyone. I am new to this post. I just had the same feelings myself. I have two kids at home. I just had a miscarriage 12/8/14 and got my period 1/5/15. I am very aware of when I ovulate because I feel the shocks on one side of my ovaries. This time it was completely different. It started on my left side which was quite painful then went to my lower abdomen. Some time after I felt my right side then my lower aabdomen again. It's subsided since then but that area feels very weird. Could that mean two eggs dropped or is that my body being out of wack due to the MC?

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