Ovulation Bleeding

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Ovulation bleeding is not abnormal if you become pregnant. It occurs when the fertilized egg gets stuck in the uterine mucosa (implantation) and can cause minor bleeding. Due to this bleeding, someone mistakenly confuses it with their period, and it can therefore create confusion about the due date.


The implantation takes place approx one week after the fertilization of the egg. It is, therefore, not too far from the next menstruation and is therefore also easy to confuse the two things with each other.

It is only for a short period of approx. 2-4 days that the uterus will receive the fertilized egg, and it is during this exact period you may also experience an ovulation bleeding.

When does ovulation bleeding occur?

The bleeding occurs due to the egg drilling into the uterine mucosa, which may well lead to greater or lesser bleeding, which may be reminiscent of menstrual bleeding.

Typically, the implantation will occur between weeks 2+5 and 3+2, including the outer days. However, only 1 in 5 pregnant women experience implantation bleeding, so you may not share it.

If you think that more severe bleeding makes you worried, you should contact your doctor. At the bleeding time, you will not know if you are pregnant.

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