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BFP after Fullterm Stillbirth 6mths ago

Hi!  Very happy to be posting on here and babydust to all!  Just a bit of background; Got pregnant last year (3rd cycle of trying), was due in April this year and went overdue by two weeks so was booked in for an inducement on 25th April 2011 but when we got to the hospital we were told that our little baby boy has passed away without our knowledge but probably that day. Anyway, after that I ended up having a complicated birth and obviously we all went through a very traumatic time but still our hearts longed for a child. We decided to try again after a few months not to replace our son but to fulfil our need for a child.  So, this is our fourth cycle and I have a BFP. Here's my actual tww diary:

1 st day of AF - 20/9 and we used a ovulation kit and also Pregnacare conception vitamins for the first time,  so we Bd'd 25/9, 1/10, 2/10.

3/10 - increase in cm, left and right side twinges (possible ovulation??)
1 dpo - lower abdominal aches, diarrhoea
2 dpo - on off twinges and cramps
3 dpo - on off light cramps, ewcm when wiped???  Could be because of pregnacare???
4 dpo - on off light cramps, increased cm - Could be because of pregnacare??
5 dpo - on off cramps, little bit stronger and lower, dry cm, lower down and almost like tops of thighs were achy last night? Achy hips.
6 dpo - diarrhoea, shooting pain in bb, skin break out
7 dpo - (am) No symptoms so far this morning so think I'm out.  Only difference is no cm at all for past couple of days which is unusual. (pm) slightly renewed hope, lower abdominal cramps this afternoon, plus another sharper pain earlier this afternoon that is hard to describe? Still bone dry on the cm front, very weird.
8 dpo - loads of thick creamy cm, few cramps and stabbing pains, achy hips, sore bb's this morning. At night a full/dragging feeling lower down, few pinches and sharp pains in bb's. Had thought up until now I was perhaps holding my breath when the pains were happening but turns out it's more like I feel like I'm not taking a full breath.  This is what I had first time around when I was pregnant so I see that as a good sign.
9 dpo - bb's not that sore, only a bit every now and then - am I out? pinching in lower abdomen. Damn it!!  Thought symptoms were improving (which they are) so took a test - BFN - Grrrrr!!!  Very cross with myself so am vowing not to test again. : (
10 dpo - tested this morning BFN!!  Why do I keep doing this to myself!!!????
 10dpo today and would have thought symptoms would have increased?  Guess I'm still in with a chance but....feeling doubtful right now.  Ok, clearly I am now obsessed!!  Did some research on the web and alot of people said the internet cheapie strips weren't much cop so I went out and bought a couple of Asda own brand tests as alot of people said these are pretty sensitive.  AF not due for another 5 days and Asda test says it's for 4days before AF but I did the test anyway and think I have a very faint positive!??  I've looked at it in a hundred different lights and the longer time goes on the better I can see it.  So, I'm crossing fingers and toes that I'm not dreaming and this is my little bubba.  Rest of the day and evening had a couple of pinching feelings either side and also a full feeling above my pubic bone.
11 dpo - Woke up early, couldn't sleep so did another Asda test with FMU - faint positive! Told Boyf and showed him, he agreed it was faint but could defo see it.  We agreed to wait until 16/10 to do another test and see if it's stronger.  Had a full feeling all day again, bb's still a bit sore on the sides and randomly if I moved quickly.
12 dpo - did an internet cheapie strip and it said BFN??  So decided to dash out to Tesco and buy 2 x clear blue and 2 x FRER - BFP with FRER (am saving the rest for the next few days as AF not due til 18/10).  Am very happy but still know I have to wait til 18/10 and pray AF doesn't show up.  Not many symptoms, bb's tender, hungrier than normal.
13 dpo - BFP with FRER and FMU.  It's about as strong as yesterday's one which at first I was a bit disappointed with.  But then decided to also do a test with internet cheapie strip and faint line came up!  Maybe they aren't duds?  Guess you need to use them only a couple of days before AF and no earlier?  No real symptoms to report apart from I keep waking up mega early (6am) and not being able to get back to sleep!!  Bit hungrier than normal too.
14 dpo - Stronger BFP with FMU using clear blue.  AF due tomorrow so hoping she doesn't show and nothing goes wrong!
15 dpo - No AF - Hurrah!!!!  Have booked an appt with the doctors for this week so will see what he says.

BFP after 2 chemical preg. and a m/c at 10 weeks

I had a chemical pregnancy two years ago in fall and then got pregnant  right away the next month and carried until 10 weeks and then found out through my first U/S that there was no heartbeat so I had a missed m/c. I had a D/C almost 2 years ago coming up here in January. Since then my b/f and I have been trying to concieve without much luck. I had at least 1 possibly 2 more chemical pregnancies since then. Finally I got a BFP and am hoping it sticks this time!!!!!! I contacted my OB/GYN today to find out if I need to take Progestrone to help hold my pregnancy which she said yes. So, I will be starting my progesterone tonight!!! I really hope this helps hold my pregnancy and I hope I have a healthy baby!!! I am extremely excited and ready to be a mom!!!! Please keep me and the baby in your prayers!! :)

So with that said, My last period start date was September 16th, 2011.  I got my BFP two days prior to my next period start date!! I know I know you're not supposed to do that but I am not patient. :)

I beleive I ovulated the week of 10/03/11. On 10/04/11 and 10/05/11 I had thick egg white discharge and VERY high Libido :) My b/f and I BD'D on 09/30/11, 10/01/11, 10/03/11, and 10/05/11.
The week of 10/10/11 I was sick to my stomach a couple of nights before bed, alot of gas, bloating, and cramps. I was really crampy on 10/12/11 and 10/13/11 and my breasts also started hurting really bad on those days. I took a HPT (First Response) on my lunch on 10/12/11 and got a very, very faint line. On 10/13/11 at night before bed I took a Clear Blue Digital HPT and that said "not pregnant". On 10/14/11 in the morning I took another Clear Blue Digital HPT and it said "PREGNANT". YAHOOOOO.....very exciting!!! I'm sure I will take a couple more to keep reassuring myself that I am prenant.....hehe.....but yeah just thought I would share this with you TTWaiters!! Hope it helps!! Stay positive and keep trying! Please keep me in your prayers that this one will be a sticky bean!! I shall pray for all of you as well!! Happy baby making :)

BFP after Miscarriage

Hi everyone! I am so excited and nervous all at the same time. My boyfriend and I decided we wanted to have a baby and got pregnant in April of this year. Sadly, we lost that baby at 7 weeks in May. The first few months my boyfriend was hesitant to really try again and just wanted to do the "if it happens it happens" method. Well this month I got him to agree to trying things my way and it has seemed to work. I haven't gone to the doctor yet as I have switched jobs and I don’t have insurance until Nov. 1st but I am approx. 4 weeks. This month I used Walgreens Brand OPKs starting on CD 10 testing in the afternoon (I have a 28 day cycle) and I have been taking prenatal vitamins since April. We also planned our BD using the calendar at: www.babymed.com/fertility-ovulation-calendar-calculator. It seemed to work, cause I am approx. 4 weeks pregnant right now but still a little nervous. I will feel much better once I get to the doctor and see the baby on the screen.

Below are my symptoms by CD/DPO:

AF 9/11-9/14
OPK (+) 9/24
BD 9/20, 9/22, 9/23, 9/24, 9/25

CD 10 - BD, Neg OPK, Sticky CM, CP Medium
CD 11 - Neg OPK, Creamy CM, CP Medium
CD 12 - BD, Neg OPK, Watery CM, CP Med-High
CD 13 - BD, Neg OPK, EWCM, CP High
CD 14 - BD, Positive OPK!!!, EWCM, CP High
CD 15 - BD, Neg OPK, EWCM, CP Very High
CD 16 - 1 DPO, Creamy CM, CP Med-High, Felt small twinges on the right side
of my uterus and dull backache.
CD 17-22 - 2-7 DPO, Not really feeling any symptoms, Creamy CM, CP Medium.
CD 23 - 8 DPO, Starting to feel slight cramps in my lower abdomen, dull backache, BBs starting to get tender, Creamy CM, CP Medium.
CD 24 - 9 DPO, Feeling the same as 8 DPO but nauseous off and on, Creamy CM, CP Medium. Took Dollar Store HPT BFN!
CD 25 - 10 DPO, same symptoms as 8-9 DPO, Creamy CM, CP Medium, Took another Dollar Store Test is has a very, very faint BFP! Not sure I really see it so show it to boyfriend who says he can see it but not convenienced and best friend who can also see it.
CD 26 - 11 DPO, same symptoms as before but increasing, Creamy CM with slight brown twinge, CP Med-High, Took FRER HPT with FMU and get faint BFP but it's darker then the pervious one.

I must admit that the brown CM makes me a little nervous since I miscarried back in May, but I hope that everything is okay and this one sticks!

Wishing sticky baby dust to everyone! :)

BFP after five miscarriages and one live birth.

 Background: I have always gotten pregnant easily but have had five miscarriages. First time: partial molar pregnancy that stopped growing at ten weeks...had D & C at 12 weeks when we found out the baby had died.   Second time: chemical pregnancy, started bleeding at five weeks.  Third time: My ds, born healthy and normal and on time (he will turn 7 this week).  Fourth time: early miscarriage at 5 weeks.  Sixth time: miscarriage at almost 12 weeks.  I am now 37 years old. Just got a BFP but I'm not jumping for joy or telling anyone until I make it to 12 weeks.
9/4/11: AF
9/15/11:  LH surge
9/16:  sex
(nothing of note)
9/23: sharp twinges in lower left side.
9/24: more sharp twinges throughout the day on lower left side.
9/25: headache
9/26: headache
(nothing of note except mildly chapped lips and a zit.)
Today, 10/1: BFP.

BFP after missed miscarriage

I became pregnant in April 2011 and suffered a missed miscarriage in June. Cycle returned a month after bleeding (and surgery) ended (End of July) and then next period was 30th August.  Therefore, I worked on a 30 day cycle, basing that on the two periods I had had since my miscarriage.

Estimated fertile period = Sunday 12th September – Thursday 16th September.  Think I ovulated on Wednesday 15th as CM was at its wettest (day 17). BD on Friday 10th (day 12) , Tuesday 14th (day 16)  and Thursday 16th (day 18).

On OD, horrible headache (possible worry at work) which developed into a cold.  Cold lingered until Sunday 25th (not bad but still there).  During this time it was also slightly sore when I urinated.

Feeling sick started on Thursday 22nd (day 24)  and continued all day Friday 23rd (day 25) .  Wondered whether this was implantation time.  Sunday 25th, woke at 6.30am feeling sick.  Boobs not painful but were 'there'.

Tried Clearblue Digital Test on Friday 23rd (evening) = BFN, Tried Clearblue Digital test on Monday 26th (morning) = BFP!!!!!!!

Wanted to post these symptoms as the 2WW has been a god send during the last few months.  Good luck to all going through it.  I just hope that I will get to meet this baby.

BFP at 11DPO

0-9DPO - no real symptoms

10DPO - thinking i may have been slightly nauseous and dizzy, but thought i was just hungry

11DPO - my BBT had been up at almost 98 degrees and dropped this morning to 97.5 so i thought i was out this month ... decided to test anyway with FRER and slight positive!!!

12DPO - BBT back up to 98.01, felt a little bit more nauseous, and a much strong BFP on FRER

I have miscarried twice before this -- both times only the FRER test was able to pick up I am pregnant - one time it picked up and my blood test at doctor showed only a 6.2 hcg level.

FRER is my favorite test - it by far has the earliest results!!!

Hoping this BFP is a baby here to stay!

BFP + endo + celiac + miscarriage

It's very hard to believe but I'm pregnant. It's taken 2.5 years, 2 laparoscopies and a very recent diagnosis of celiac disease but I'm there. I also had a miscarriage 12 months ago.

Pregnancy 1: Pregnant one month after 1st laparoscopy and miscarried at 7 weeks. Miscarriage may have been due to Celiac disease which I was diagnosed for just one week ago.

Have tried, clomid, IUIs and was about to start a cycle of IVF when i found out I was pregnant.

I credit my naturopath, acupuncturist, and my commitment to the endo diet and exercise for getting me pregnant.

My symptoms:
9 DPO: Sore boobs, creamy discharge, vivid dreams
10 DPO: Sore boobs, creamy discharge, vivid dreams
11 DPO:  Very sore boobs, creamy discharge, insomnia  - decide to test BFP - very faint
12 DPO: Same symptoms.  4 more faint positive home tests. Attend pre-IVF meeting and have blood test.
13 DPO: Doctor confirms pregnancy. Same symptoms plus a touch of nausea.
14 DPO: Cheeks feel warm, slight instances of nausea, boobs still sore and creamy CM. Slight twinges in tummy.

So now the count down to 12 weeks begins. I'm on a strict gluten free diet to stop my auto immune disease from attacking the embryo.

Fingers crossed, I'll be welcoming a baby next June.

BFP AFTER MISCARRIAGE

I have two sons in April i got pregnant with my third child. I had my first miscarriage the following june between 6-8 weeks. After that i was determined to have another baby. I had been charting my periods and estimating my O date. Once my first cycle came and gone we were ready. Give or take a day.
8-8:  O...cramping
8-9: 1 DPOnothing
8-10: 2 DPO pains on left side near ovary
8-11: 3 DPO stuffy nose, crampy, watery mouth, little nausea
8-12: 4 DPObody sore, neaseau, slight headache, lower back ache, cramps on and off
8-13: 5 DPOachy and nausea still, tired dont know if its from getting up earlier than norm
8-14: 6 DPO tired
8-15: 7 DPO slight cramps, some discharge, migraine
8-16: 8 DPO pain near right ovary, right bb slightly sore when pressed, started testing BFN, really gassy, still have migraine
8-17: 9 DPO  migraine/neaseu, bad heartburn, still gassy and stuffy nose...still BFN
8-18: 10 DPO headache heaviness in lower abdomen and back some cramping, migraine still and another BFN
8/19:11 DPO cramping all day like af cramps but im not expect her till like the 23/24. took another hpt BFN. ugh im so disappointed so i look at my other pregnancies and realized i didnt find out till after my period was later and still got a very faint BFP so i need to make myself wait.
8/20: 12 DPO same
8-21: 13same except right bb is real sore like someone punched me there.
8-22: 14 DPO slight cramp in am my face feels hot i take my temp its 98.8 i never run one that high. my nose has gotten more stuffy. came home around 3 took a test i sware i see something there but its so light idk if its that or not. Go to walmart and buy clearblue digi get to mother n laws and BFP!!!! FINALLY!!!
my two ds i new i was preggers i had af cramps really sore bbs and spotted  and af never came. my last pregnancy i had no symptoms i got real sick at about 4 weeks and bbs didnt hurt but slightly till i was 6. this one i have cramped sore bbs early but no spotting. i have a feeling this bun in the oven is sticky. last time i just new something was wrong. o and last time i had a migraine i was preg. with ds #2. thank you to everyone for posting their symptoms.

Light BFP on 10 DPO - confirmed on FRER 11 DPO

Hi all,

I love this site and wanted to share my symptoms of baby #2!  First off, I had a blighted ovum (probable genetic error) miscarriage that started on July 19, 2011 - I was 6 weeks, baby hadn't developed past 4 weeks.  Natural bleeding/miscarriage - no D&C.

I noticed EWCM around 8/5/11.  I took an ovulation test and it was negative. The very next day, 8/6/11 the test was positive so my DH and I BD'd on 8/6/11 and 8/7/11.

1.  1 DPO - gassy!
2.  2 DPO - gassy again....
3.  3 DPO - headache and twinges in the abdomin
4.  4 DPO - slight headache still and more twinges and pulling in abdomen
5.  5 DPO - Twingles and pokes in abdomen - feels like it's jumping.
6.  6 DPO - very, very LIGHT spotting - I'm talking microscopic dots that blended into my undies.
7.  7 DPO - slightly nauseaus and I feel hot
8.  8 DPO - my belly feels tight.  Almost feel crampy.
9. 9 DPO - Cramping continues, kind of feels like menstral cramps.  Took test - BFN on internet cheapie (IC).
10.  10 DPO - Menstral cramp like pain continues.  Morning IC test = BFN. Took afternoon IC test - slight shadow line.  Fluke?  BFP?  I'm not sure.  I wait until the evening to take another IC test.  Still that same shadow line.
11.  11 DPO - cramping has subsided a bit.  I feel tired.  I wait until I get home for work  and do a test on a First Response Early Result (FRER), my favorite test = BFP!!!!!  My husband saw the line first because I couldn't look!
12.  12 DPO - BFP on FRER slightly darker line.  Fatigue and slight crampy feeling.
13.  13 DPO - Fatigue, gas, twinges in abdomen.  Didn't take a test.
14.  14 DPO - BFP on FRER - darker line!!!

I would say I'm definately pregnant now!!!  As you can see, I ovulated before another menstral cycle took place and I got pregnant from it.  So ladies that have miscarriages, it can happen again right away!  Praying for a sticky, healthy babe.

I didn't really have sore bbs, no stuffy nose, rarely any nauseu.  What I really noticed:  headaches, twinges in abdomen, spotting and cramping.  I NEVER spot or cramp BEFORE my period so I figured I was pregnant.

Babydust to all!

BFP at 12 DPO 1 year after m/c!!!!!!!

I am beyond thrilled to post my 2WW symptoms! I discovered this site during my 2ww this cycle and have been obsessing over it daily! :) I was looking for every symptom in the book after reading all of the stories and thought most of them were in my head. It's a bit surreal that I got my BFP this month as last year this exact time (End of August) I got my BFP and m/c at 8 weeks. Some things I did different this cycle were robitussin, soft cups, and ovulation kit. Well here are my 2WW symptoms, hope they help someone as much the other posts helped me make it through the long wait!!
O Day: VERY painful ovulation pains, stronger than usual, reminded me of ovulation pains I experienced last time and I was pg! Feeling hopeful. Took Robitussin before BD.
1 DPO: Abdominal cramping continues, notice lots of creamy white lotion CM, could actually feel it coming out which I thought was weird, TMI :)
2-4 DPO: Creamy white lotion CM, slight cramping
6 DPO: Very vivid nightmares, attributed it to eating late and/or reading this site ;) Kept waking up scared and had hard time sleeping. Dreamt that I got a BFP! Bbs start to feel sore, a little earlier than usual.
7-9 DPO: Slight cramping, twinges on right side, HUNGRY, overactive saliva. woke up in the middle of the night feeling nauseous ran to the bathroom ready to vomit, lots of saliva but didn't hurl
10 DPO: Very thirsty! I remembered reading that this was one of many peoples symptoms and started thinking maybe this was our month, but then brushed it off as being caused by the hot weather. bbs still sore and feel full, but not much different than when AF is coming.
11 DPO: Felt pretty normal but anxious to test. I ordered the new 10 miu HCG tests from early pregnancy.com BFN! Feeling very disappointed and sad, saying to myself "I knew it!"
12 DPO: Woke up early to test again, very faint BFP! Didn't believe it! Took another..same thing! Since I had never used these tests before I was leary to trust it so I took a FR (not early detection, so not sure if would work, expecting BFN)...BFP!!! I can't believe it, so excited! Woke up DH to show the 2 pink lines he is so excited, we say a big prayer that this one will stick! :)

I have to say that this cycle I didn't "feel" pregnant and kept doubting that any of my symptoms were anything more than PMS. I have felt more pg during past cycles and i wasn't even pg. But at the beginning of this cycle I did feel that this month was going to be the month, not sure why but I just had that feeling. GL to all, and thank you to this site for helping all of us going through that 2WW!! :)

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