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Hey everyone!

I wanted to share my BFP story in hopes of giving someone hope abd motivation like this website has given me.

I had an MC at 15 weeks in march, my DH and I were heartbroken but wanted to keep working on our now rainbow baby! First cycle didn't happen for us so I got some OPKs downloaded an app and was determined to succeed. And today my BFP!!

So here's how my cycle went:

Cd1-cd6 period (I usually have heavy ones this ond was no exception)
CD 8 : positive opk, BD
CD 9- CD 12: negative opk, BD just in case
CD13- CD 20: BD every other day just for fun
CD 21: positive opk ( what the what?!!) No BD didn't have the opportunity.
CD 22- CD 23: positive opk again!!! BD on CD 23
CD 24- 30: negative opk, felt like we missed out since we only had the chance to get at it once sp bd every other day without giving it a lot of thought.
CD 31-cd 34: HPT negative BD again for a good measure.
CD 35 or more like cd 1 since af arrived.

BUT wait, there's more...

CD 1- CD 6: period completely normal for me heavy period nothing out of the ordinary.

CD8: decided to take opk since last month waa so strange and guess what: blazing positive so, BD again and throughout until CD 11

Now comes the fun part

I found it strange that I kept getting blazing positives non stop and I've read a lot about the fact that if opk stays posituve for longer it could indicate pregnancy so decided to take HPT without any hopes and guess what faint positive, not a squinter.

Next day (today) took more hpt's including the digital all show BFP and significantly stronger then yesterday! How could this be? I mean I've as well have been having spotting since cd 9. Tomorrow going to doc to confirm but this is the strangest thing ever. Means I had implantation a day or so after my period which is practically impossible. But I am optimistic since lines have gotten a lot stronger, hoping for a sticky bean!

Don't lose hope ladies, baby dust to u all!!!

BFP with PCOS, clomid, glucophage and after miscarriage

I am writing here as I have prayed very hard to God to give me a BFP after my miscarriage about 6 month ago. God has really listened to my prayer and gave me a BFP yesterday!! Thanks to God. Hope this story will also give more hopes to people around me!

I will give a brief background of myself. I am a mum of a 2.5 year old and had conceived the first one when I prayed in different churches in Paris, England and Barcelona. Doctor say it is very difficult for me to conceive due to my PCOS as my hubby sperms also had low count and poor structure..

I am on clomid 150mg and also glucophage for 3 cycles 2 month after my miscarriage which allows my cycle to become between 42-45 days. Used to be longer without these 2 medications. Btw, I am underweight too.

I used OPK to try and detect my ovulation period and also BD as much as I can (once every 1-2 days) during the possible period to conceive.

This month, my OPK was first positive on 30 Apr and hence ovulation could be 1 or 2 May. Assuming it as 1 May,

4dpo - a bit of sore boobs

6dpo - Left abdomen burrowing feeling in morning, Cramp throughout abdomen in afternoon

7dpo - Middle left abdomen slight pain for a few minutes

8dpo - Middle left slight pain in the AM for a few min; Start to have menses like cramp in the afternoon: tested BFN (with 15mIU sensitivity strip) was sad

9dpo - no more cramp, tested BFN but it became faint positive after 30 min (test time should be 5 min and not exceeding 15 min)

10dpo - test again and very faint line after 10 min so decided to do blood test at lunch time. Report came back as hCG level 98.7mIU! Was very happy and went to see Gynae in the evening. Gynae mentioned that it is still considered as chemical pregnancy and the sac can only be seen next week so will go back and do a scan next week!

Will keep everyone posted on the updates!

Thank you God for giving me a miracle!!!

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Never Give Up. This is for you.

I told myself if I ever get my BFP, I'll help someone just like this site has helped me.
1-3 dpo. Sleepy...but that's normal for me.
4 dpo. School glue present. Took nap after work.
5 dpo. Argument with DH. Still some school glue. Still tired. Thirsty after drinking at least a half gallon of water. I ate a foot long sub in the am. Then Ruby Tuesday's that evening.... I don't normally eat that much...but I figured it's bc AF is on the way.
6 dpo. Heavy feeling in pelvic area. Mild pain in left pelvic area. Hungry.
7 dpo. OMG. All day...lower left abdomen dull cramps continue that even made my left leg ache with each pinch. Smh. It stopped around 9pm. I'm praying this was implantation.
8 dpo. Woke up around 1am refreshed....thought it was O, and had to pee...I never wake up around that time. Weird. No cramps so far. I don't notice much school glue but my breast are now fuller (but that's normal around this time). Still have this heavy feeling in lower left pelvic area. As if af is on...I'm now feeling slight aches in lower left back and left butt cheek. Lol. So weird. One glob of yellow CM later that day. Gassy.
9 dpo. Woke up hungry. No cramps until after 5p...then it returns. Feels like af is near. Lower left back dull aches. Increased watery CM. Bloated. Still got this heavy feeling in uterus. Went to the gym for less than 12 mins and I normally do at least an Sneezing. Burping. Flatulence. Qeefing. Dry eyes. Took a test around 3p......BFN w/FRER !! I shouldve known better but read some ppl get a + early...
10 dpo. Woke up around 4am. Took a test...BFN w/FRER using FMU. Ugh! It's mothers day too....thought I'd have a pleasant surprise. Thought about my miscarriage yrs ago and I started crying....Start to cramp again around 8 am while laying down and it continues through out the day. Rough day for me.
11 dpo. Today...Woke up around 2am to pee. Burping as if i just ate but I didn't. Breast now starting to feel weird. Heightened sense of smell. Went to work.....ate a huge plate of Chinese food like it wasn't nothing....all while being hot at the same time. Felt real juicy down there too. Went home...decided to torture myself again....took a test around 3p....BFP using FRER!! Dropped to my knees and started praising the Lord! Won't he do it! I'm still in shock.
*The only thing I did different was stay on top* Lol. May God bless each of you! Praying for a healthy baby. *******************Baby dust**********************

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Pregnant At 44!

Hi Ladies! Congratulations on all of your pregnancies! Wow! I'm pregnant! I already have a 24 and 20 year old,and thought I was done. My partner and I have been discussing,and planning,but not really trying yet. I was concerned about the age thing,since I hear so much about that,and few years ago,I had a miscarriage in the first trimester.I had no pregnancy symptoms and found out about the pregnancy shortly before the miscarriage happened.

Well, I'm totally surprised! I have been super tired and had sore breasts for about 2 weeks...over the weekend I noticed spotting...looked like implantation bleeding,and low backache. I was intrigued,but in disbelief. So, I waited a few days,until today to take a home pregnancy test which took no time at all to come up positive! So here I am 44, and if the little one can hang in there, will be 45 when I give birth. Everything that I see on the net about this is negative and puts worrisome thoughts into my head. Thank You all for sharing your stories. I'm happy to hear that there are more of us,and that this really is normal!

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BFP After one cycle of Clomid.

Hi, I think I owe everyone on this website my BFP story... I have been lurking at zillion BFP stories here for almost a year now.

Hubby and I started trying to have a baby in March'15. After two monts of trying with no success ( we thought getting pregnant was so easy sigh! ), I went to OBYGN to make sure everything was Ok. Doc told us that I have a retro cervix meaning in order to get pregnant, we have to doggy style when baby dancing for hubby's sperms to reach faster directly to my cervix. We did that every month until August cycle when we found We were pregnant!! But unfortunately the pregnancy ended the following month at 9 weeks. Doc confirmed it was a spontanous abortion. I had some spotting one day and it continued to heavy bleeding just like period. I had a D&C in Sept 25th, 2015. I finally had my period 37 days later on Oct 29th. And another period in December 5th - 37 days later. I went to OBGYN who confirmed that I had not ovulated post DC considered the 37 day cycle. So he prescribed clomid to help me ovulate, which I did. While Hubby was sent to the lab to get his sperms checked. He confirmed I had 2 almost mature eggs ( one was bigger than the other one ), so we BD'ed 3 times that month - every other day.

Meanwhile we also found out that hubby sperms result did not come out good. He only has 2 % morphology though normal counts. So at this point we were only betting at the 2 percent. looking at the result, our OBGYN recommended us IUI to speed up the pregnancy, but we told him we would think about it. Basically he confirmed with the sperm result, we needed to have IVF or IUI. So we were planning to do IVF in May 16 while fixing our lifestyle.

Since November we also tried to alter our lifestyle. We work out a lot, cut down on carbs, eat more protein, fruits and drank lots of juice. Our mindset was just trying to do our best and let God do the rest.

And surprisingly : BFP! It was really shocking. We kept staring at the stick and thought we were both being delusional. It still seems surreal even now.

So below is the detail of my TWW symptoms:

DPO 1: pulling sensation in my abdomen, ovulation like pain. Thought it could be the clomid's side effect.
DPO 2: the pain continued and spreaded to my back, so I thought we didn't want to miss the opportunity so we BD'ed again. This was Christmas day.
DPO 3:I woke up sneezing and I thought I caught a cold. My body felt warm.
DPO 4: Same as DPO 3
DPO 5: back hurt, weird twinges in my lower abdomen ( esp. In the middle part). I had this kind of pain last month when I didnt ovulate so I thought this was just my body gearing up for period
DPO 6: Back pain, slight cramps on the right side of abdomen ( AF style pain ) and white creamy CM. They said clomid do all kinds of crazy stuff. So sigh...
DPO 7 : I felt fine!!! Boobs hurt but only a little - they were heavy but aside of that, nothing. White creamy cm continued but less.
DPO 8 : same as DPO 7
DPO 9 : I had more CM, white sticky and watery CM ( I never had CM between OV and period/pregnancy, so this was new )
DPO 10: cramps on the left and rightside of abdomen and CM continued.
DPO 11: cramps more intense, I swam on this day and I could feel it more in the water. Back pain and sticky CM, craving for something sour and spicy. I felt so tired during the night and went into a deep sleep.
DPO 12: I ran for a little bit, thought the back pain was more intense and needed to fixed with a little exercise. After I ran, felt so tired and took two naps. Boobs hurt much and sticky CM
DPO 13 : Woke up at 4:30 AM, had a sudden thought to POAS. Used a cheapie stick and came out really faint. I went back to bed and woke up to check it again at 8 AM - it was darker. I was not convinced. The whole day cramps were more intense mostly on the left sife of abdomen and spread to my back. At this time, I didnt tell hubby abt the whole POAS thing.
DPO 14 : POAS in the morning, BFP - faint line but more apparant. Called hubby to go into the bathroom and he confirmed it was BFP!!!
DPO 15: Blaring BFP at 8:45 PM.

We are cautiously very happy... hoping this one sticks!! We don't know what the future holds for us... We are just hoping for a healthy and full-term pregnancy this time around.

Bfp a week after period???

Not sure m-S in Feb after a week on vitex and soft cups sadly,miscarried then back to,normal,March and April felt,pregnant week,after period,took early test and,got 3 with super,faint camera is,horrible all,came,up,within 15 mins I haven't had a pregnancy since,I,was,18 with son which I,bled,till 7 mnt now,30 and 2 misscarriages and,marriage s later praying,for,my miracle
Any input,on,pic???

Bfp a week after period???

Just wanted some in site is this possible ??.would be a rainbow baby for us after mis c in Feb after years of unexplained fertility hCg was back to 0 after and in March cycle returned so started trying and got a bfn and evaporation lines April 3 Af started April 6 th can't explain it but in Feb I literally new at time of conception like a instinct so anyways tested TODAY April 16 th with a defeat faint positive Af ended the 11 th just something told me to test. I'm confused I'm 30 yrs old and I remember when I had my son I didn't find out till I was six months due to what I thought was a period no symptoms and I was 17 since my teen pregnancies now a adult struggled with 2 miss 5 yrs apart. Any input oh an when I was pregnant in Feb after Years if infertility all I did was vitex and soft cups. So is it possible I ovulated right before period only pregnant symptoms similar in Feb are weird dreams and dizzy.
Swear since vitex and soft cups just Lee
p getting bfp after years of nothing hoping it's a bfp and this one will not end in miscarriage

BFP- our rainbow baby after a MC in December :)

I'm so excited to finally be able to share our story. This site helped me stay sane & I loved reading others' stories while on my own TTC journey, I hope mine encourages some of you too!

So i ovulated on 3/26 according to OPKs, my hubby & I BD'd the day before & day after ovulation. Here are my symptoms:
1-6 DPO: some cramps occasionally, noticed my temps were higher than normal (hovering somewhere between 98.6 & 100, normally I have a low body temp around 97.6)
7 DPO: very crampy, temp went down to about 98. was out eating dinner & suddenly felt sharp stabbing pain behind/slightly below my belly button. Pain lasted about 30 seconds & then went away. I'm thinking this was implantation.
8 DPO: felt very under the weather, tired, temp shot way up to 100!
9 DPO: tired, irritable, temp around 99. BFN on hpt (I knew it was too early but couldn't resist)
10 DPO: temp still up (99.5), AF cramps so thought maybe I wasn't pregnant after all. Tested again, BFN.
11 DPO: still very crampy, still high temps. Take clearblue hpt, see VERY faint line (so faint I'm squinting to see it) so think it must be an evap & throw it out
12 DPO: really awful AF-like cramps but lots of energy, take frer test & get another squinter. Still don't want to get my hopes up & vow not to test for another 2 days
13 DPO: lots of energy, happy, feel better than I have in days! Snot-looking CM when I wipe. Caved & took an equate hpt in afternoon, faint BFP!!
14 DPO: test w/ clearblue hpt using FMU, another faint bfp (not a squinter anymore though!)
15 DPO: test with clearblue advanced digital in afternoon, BFP 1-2 weeks!

Got my blood drawn today at doc for confirmation, will results tomorrow! My EDD is 12/17/16, which is the same date I had my MC last December. I take it as a good sign, God works in mysterious ways sometimes :)
Some things I did to help me conceive: took nature-made prenatals w/DHA daily, took 2-3 GNC fertility blend pills daily, ate raw pineapple from 1 DPO to 8 DPO (supposed to help w/implantation), and prayed a lot!!

Good luck to all you ladies & thank you for your support!!

BFP 6 months after miscarraige

So my TTC story began 12 months ago when my OH and I decided to start trying, and have my Implanon removed.
It was a shock on my second cycle off Implanon to see a positive test. Over the moon I started dreaming, planning and shopping. At 5 weeks they told me that my pregnancy was not viable and to go home and await miscarraige.
I did, but miscarriage never came. 2 ultrasounds with viable heartbeat and growth later we told our families the fantastic news.
A week later I was in emergency with heavy bleeding and underwent a D&C for a missed miscarraige.

Devastated, we didnt know if we were ready to try again, but my cycles were so long (49 days, 62 days, and I ovulated at CD39 this cycle) that we have had a lot of time to recover and now on my 3rd cycle post MC or 6 months later I am happy to say that I am again pregnant after a very pale BFP at 7dpo, and confirmed with a HCG level of 12.4 at 8dpo(urine, at work, I work in pathology).

BFP after Molar Pregnancy & TTC 14months


I have been checking this site religiously. I'm so thrilled that I'm finally able to write this post.

Today I'm 10DPO and got my BFP yesterday at 9DPO. I'm currently in Belize (from the US) and have drained every local store of their dollar store pregnancy tests. I initially didn't believe it when I saw it but after taking multiple tests I now see the line getting darker yay!

A little history; I gave birth to a healthy son Feb 14th (25 months old now) no fertility issues. Still breastfeeding him on demand every 4 hours or so. TTC since return of period Jan 2015. In July 2015 I became pregnant only to find out it was a complete molar pregnancy at our first heartbeat scan (beyond devastated) in Jan 2016 BFN trigger shot and IUI. Last month in Feb I took clomid for the first time, it caused me to develop a cyst and I didn't ovulate as my doctor had me taking progesterone pills too early. Really started to feel like it was never going to happen. Switched to an RE (Dr Rosen at reproductive specialists in LA AMAZE)

Differences this month; cliche but last month after all the BFNs I sort of lost the plot and became so fearful and sad. It was really hard so I decided that I would just focus on my son and my husband and not obsess over it. Meanwhile my RE did an HSG on me which I think cleared things out, it was painful but I'm so happy I did that. He also stopped the clomid (so I only ever took it last cycle) he said he wouldn't give me fertility drugs until I stopped breastfeeding. He monitored this cycle with ultrasounds, he instructed me to use an OPK AND most importantly had me stop nursing during the day (I only nurse at night and first thing in AM now since cycle day 4 this month) I also dreamt vividly 3 days before ovulation that I birthed another son and he told me his name in the dream.

Here's are the stats;

CD 11 flashing smiley face HIGH fertility
CD 12 flashing smiley face HIGH fertility- BD
CD 13 solid smiley- BD X 2 am/pm (confirmed O day later by RE's ultrasound)
CD 14 solid smiley- BD X 2 am/pm
2DPO lotiony CM
3DPO VERY lotiony CM
4DPO lotiony CM
5DPO normal CM (not much of it) extra hungry and extra tired
6DPO nothing to report (felt waaay more symptoms other BFN months)
7DPO headache & phone call from RE saying my 7dpo progesterone was 15.1! (They seemed excited by this, they said it indicated strong ovulation)
8DPO cried 3 times over small things
9DPO found the only pregnancy test in Belize haha the packet was half open! But a BFP! didn't totally trust it so hunted down more tests and got a second BFP however verrrrrry light. No symptoms to report.
10DPO AM feeling tired and I have a full feeling in my tummy. Second BFP FMU but still v faint.not completely convinced so I take another at 3pm and another tonight at 7pm both of them a lot darker than this mornings BFP! Now feel like I've been run over with a truck, exhausted. Fingers crossed this is a sticky bean!

Ladies; I'm sending you all such tremendous blessings. Symptoms wise I had less than I've ever had before. The things that stand out to me are; the day weaning definitely did the trick PLUS it was a totally natural cycle (not progesterone pills or IUI or clomid) and this was the winner for me, interesting how that worked. I also think the HSG probably helped too also I hear the cycle after stopping clomid is often a successful one. Being monitored the way I was was also very helpful in determining ovulation. I also felt relaxed knowing that either way he would get me pregnant and it just so happened to be the first month with him and just by some monitoring. The universe is great and I'm so thankful and blessed however I want to acknowledge all of you on your journeys and I'll say a pray tonight for each of you. Hang in there, it will happen with the right divine timing ✨❤️