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24 Feb 2004

What is spotting?
Hi there
I'm trying to get pregnant but I always heare people talking about spotting?
What is spotting?
When does it occur?
Do you always spot when you're pregnant?
What colour is spotting? Bright red or brownish colour?

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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

Spotting is light bleeding. It may be red or brownish.
Some women have an implantation bleed when they fall pregnant. This occurs about 10 days after fertilisation, thus just before the expected period. I would suggest that you wait 3-4 days. If your period has not started properly, do a pregnancy test.

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