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Implantation (Definition)

One common meaning refers to the process by which an embryo attaches to the uterus of a woman so that she is pregnant. Many think of it as 'sticking.' implantation in humans always occurs when the embryo is between 6-7 days old. A very popular concept on the internet now in 2012, 'implantation bleeding, ' is speculative ...Read more


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I am day 10 of an frozen embryo transfer I have cramping on my lower left side in the same spot could this be implantation cramps?

I am day 10 of an frozen embryo transfer I have cramping on my lower left side in the same spot could this be implantation cramps?

Doubtful: Implantation occurs 6-7 days after fertilization so with an fet this would've been 5 or more days ago. I am not saying you may not be pregnant, but implantation isn't happening 10 days after fet. Good luck. ...Read more

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Believe i ovulated last tues.Flew sat & took my prescribed xanex. Having cramping and worried its implantation. Could that xanex have hurt embryo?

Believe i ovulated last tues.Flew sat & took my prescribed xanex. Having cramping and worried its implantation. Could that xanex have hurt embryo?

If you continue: Xanax (alprazolam) can certainly harm a developing embryo, only if you continue use from here. Talk with your md to get help using a different medication, if needed, during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is more important for embryo implantation estrogen or progesterone?

What is more important for embryo implantation estrogen or progesterone?

Both: Honestly one isn't "more" important than the other, they are both needed and they work together. ...Read more

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I know theres issues with embryo implantation due to endometriosis. Is there something to take to improve chances of implantation with ivf?

Yes: The medications your fertility specialist gave you will help improve your chances of successful pregnancy. Try not to add any other factors that might muddy the waters and impede your doctor's process in helping you. ...Read more

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What can prevent implantation after fet, with one embryo hatched and the other in the process, what are the symptoms. I layed in the back seat 8 hrs ?

Ivf fet: BEST ADVICE IS TO RELAX! IVF is such an emotionally, physically, and financially draining process. Depending on the age of the embryo, it will begin to implant over the next 2-5 days. Most women have no symptoms at all. There is no evidence to prove that best rest improves implantation rates. Avoiding strenuous activities and stress reduction is helpful. Best of luck to you! Baby dust your way ...Read more

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Signs of embryo implantation?

Signs of embryo implantation?

Implantation bleed: Implantation bleeding happens 6-7 days after ovulation. Ovulation for mos women happens between days 12-16 from the first day of the period, on average 14 days. Therefore implantation bleeding can occur sometime between day 18 at the earliest and 22 at the latest (days 19-20 for most women). Of course there are exceptions but this applies to most regularly menstruating women. ...Read more

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Can embryo implantation hurt?

Can embryo  implantation hurt?

No. It's so small.: An embryo a few days old has just a few hundred cells, and is so small that it's almost invisible. It's probably the size of a comma on your phone or computer screen. It's basically a dot, but a dot that contains magic stuff called "life". ...Read more

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8 cell embryo increase chances of implantation?

Yes if day 3: Good quality 8 cell embryos are generally what we want to see for day 3 embryo transfer. However, many 8 cell embryos will not implant and sometimes even poor quality embryos will still implant. ...Read more

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I have had a few frozen embryo transfers that have failed. What causes failed implantation?

I have had a few frozen embryo transfers that have failed. What causes failed implantation?

Uterus and embryos: Failed implantation is common. An aneuploid embryo, with abnormal chromosomes is likely the cause. A receptive uterus requires normal structure of the uterine lining and surrounding uterus. Hormone preparation and timing must be correct. The transfer procedure itself is sometimes problematic. Cycle monitoring, medications, and ultrasound are essential. Check with an expert in rei. ...Read more

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What is the embryo doing from time of fertilization to implantation?

What is the embryo doing from time of fertilization to implantation?

Floating & growing.: The embryo floats down the fallopian tube and enters the uterus where it will implant itself in the uterine wall and establish a blood supply to the mother for further nourisment to continue its development. While floating through the fallopian tube, it has enough nourishment inherent in the egg to divide and grow. ...Read more

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When does implantation happen after embryo transfer?

When does implantation happen after embryo transfer?

6-to-7 days old: A fertilized egg/embryo always implants in the uterus when it is between 6-to-7 days old. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of an embryo before implantation?

How do you get rid of an embryo before implantation?

IUD (Paraguard): If an embryo has been created then it will implant 5 days after fertilization. The only form of contraception that is not an abortifactant is the NonHormonal IUD Paraguard. This can prevent pregnancy up to 5-7 days after intercourse. ...Read more

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Improper embryo implantation n how to prevent abortion?

Improper embryo implantation n how to prevent abortion?

?What?: An embryo not implanting is not an abortion. The only way you would know this if you went IVF and put an embryo in. If your asking what are ways to help with implantation with IVF then here are a couple current remedies: 1. Endometrial disruption (endo biopsy before transfer) 2. g-csf 3. Verifying an appropriate uterine environment (Sonohysterogram or Hysteroscopy). Best of luck ...Read more

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Can DNA fragmentation determine failure in embryo implantation ?

No: Dna fragmentation testing is typically done on sperm, not embryos. Studies have not confirmed that high dna fragmentation of sperm correlate with embryo implantation, so I do not recommend this test. Embryo implantation failure is more likely to be related to aneuploidy. ...Read more

Embryo (Definition)

An embryo is a developing human being from between 1- ...Read more