Posted by: Nix | 2007/12/19

Spotting but ovulating!

i am on day 16 of my cycle. Usually I have a 29 - 35 day cycle. Lately it's been more 29 - 31 days though. this morning when i went to the toilet i noticed some spotting. we are currently trying to concieve so i know that this is when i should be ovulating... What could this spotting mean??? I've also been quiet nauseous the last couple of days especially when i get into bed at night, I'm tierd and my breasts are a bit sore, but i put this down to ovulation!! what could this be?? my last period was normal, i think. only had a proper heavy bleed for one and a half days. but it was nothing that alerted me to possible pregnancy?

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Some women spot at the time of ovulation due to changes in hormone levels. The other symptoms could be hormonal as well.

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Posted by: Topcat | 2008/01/04

hi there
i am so glad i finally have this question answered, as its been bugging me for a while now. i also have spotting for a few days during my ovulation, i was confused to what it was.
i then also had spotting about a week after my ovulation, again, i am confused. i have hard about "implantation bleed" but not sure whats going on.
i hope you have had the good news by now ?
take care

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