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BFP au Naturale

What is "BFP au Naturale" you ask? It's the Big Fat Positive pregnancy test result you get without taking prescription drugs or going down the IVF route. Here's where you'll find the success stories of women who've tried to conceive naturally, and succeeded. Of course, pregnancies achieved using natural fertility supplements, like FertilAid or FertileCM, are eligible for inclusion in BFP au Naturale. To send us your symptoms for inclusion here, just fill out this contact form.

Finally got my BFP

I haven't told anyone yet because I wanted to share my story with you all first. I got off birth control
in January of 2011 hoping to conceive about 6 months later. After I got off the pill my cycles were
CRAZY. I will never get back on the pill again because of how my body responded to it. Finally one
year later my cycles got under 40 days. I had one cycle that was 33 days in February. After a great
deal of stress and frustration I finally got my BFP today, April 2012.

My secret: I quit using opk's and became completely in tune with my body. I check CM every day
and that did the trick. I knew exactly when to BD without having it line up with my 20 OPK's I had to
use (because my cycle was so long).

Here were my symptoms:

Day 1-6: Not much at all. A twinge here and there, but nothing I hadn't felt before.
Day 7: I had a huge dizzy spell that was completely weird. Right at noon, maybe the time of
implantation.
Day 8: Headache and neck ache
Day 9: Implantation spotting! Only when I wiped, only 1 time, and a very light pink color.
Day 10-12: Dizziness off and on
Day 13: BFP This site helped me with so many things and I wanted to share my story with you all!

Happy baby making! 

BF(aint)P 15 DPO!

I meant to send this in as soon as we found out (Valentine's Day), but kept putting it off. I
remember the 2WW, though, so I just wanted to add my story in case anyone needed some
encouragement! :)

The main symptom that was unique in my TWW before I got a BFP was cramping in my lower
abdomen starting from 1dpo until about 11dpo. Very abnormal for me so early before AF, so I
knew something was up! Also, I had a dream 2 weeks before O day that a man prayed over me,
touched my womb, and commanded it to be opened. I knew it was the Lord, so it was so amazing
to have the confirmation of a BFP a few weeks later! By the way, I never wrote down all my
symptoms in the 2WW before this cycle. This time, I just knew I was pregnant, so I did in order to
be helpful to those on their 2WW!

Oday - thin, stretchy CM (I'd never seen this before, so it must have just been God's timing for
us!), BD
1dpo - Slight cramping (lower left side), dull thigh pain, dry CM, uterus felt heavy, slight backache
2dpo - Short mild cramps (center and left side down low), pain in belly button, not hungry at all
3dpo - Woke up in morning with sharp/crampy/needle-like pain under my tongue (crazy, never
had that before), not hungry at all, cramps, headache
4dpo - Twinges in uterus
5dpo - Woke up in night time with cramps in my lower back, green loose stool, twinges in uterus
6dpo - BD, splitting headache in AM, twinges in uterus, uterus felt achy like when on my period
7dpo - Heavy uterus, backache, sharp/short headaches
8dpo - BFN, crampy/achy uterus, lower back ache, short/sharp headaches
9dpo - BFN, Heavy uterus, short cramps, tender BB when pressing on them
10dpo - BFN, Tender BBs, cramps, headache, backache
11dpo - BFN, stuffy nose, cramps
12dpo - BFN, no symptoms
13dpo - BFN, Hungry!!
14dpo - BFN, Tired, tender BBs, feel under the weather, creamy white CM
15dpo - FAINT BFP that I have to look hard in the sun to see it (but I'm a pro at negatives at this
point! lol), so I buy a digital and it says PREGNANT! :) 

BFP @ 14 DPO After 7 Months TTC!!!

4dpo- creamy cm
5dpo- creamy cm
6dpo- creamy cm, tired
7dpo- creamy cm, so tired I can barely keep my eyes open
8dpo- same as above
9dpo- slight backache and achy in hip joints and legs. These are normal pms symptoms for me.
Tired.
10dpo- mild cramps, backaches, and leg cramps in the am. Definite af cramping at night.
11dpo- bbs are sore, tired
12dpo- back aches, tired
13dpo- slightly achy all over, tired
14dpo- backache, headache, mild af type cramps, tired. Tested in AM, negative. Tested at 10pm,
Faint BFP!!!!
15dpo- 3 more BFPs!! All faint but definitely there!! The cramps and leg pains are unreal!! Worst
headache ever!
16dpo- Stronger, but still faint, BFP!!!

The only real difference in symptoms this month is the tiredness. I literally could not keep my
eyes open no matter how much I slept the night before! Other than that, everything else just feels
like pms symptoms! I am even having pms cramps right now @ 16 dpo.

Pregnant 2012!!

My last menstrual cycle was 3.21.12.

I had a positive OPK on cycle day 21 and 22. BD on cycle day 15,16,17 & 21.

3 dpo-mood swing
5 dpo-sinus issues
6 dpo-sharp pain in leg/crouch area
7 dpo-metallic taste in mouth
8 dpo-sensitive nips
9 dpo-negative pregnancy test
13 dpo- positive pregnancy test( praise God)

Just wanted to share with everyone our good news. We are so excited and looking forward to our
growing family! Being encourage and know that God always has the set appointed time. We have
been trying on and off since last June. Things we did differently this month; use OPK and No I did
not every stop thinking about it and wanting it or had a relax attitude although I did try,
be encouraged! 

BFP 9DPO

I have two children and I was finally ready for another one so I told my boyfriend I was ready so we
didn't use protection or the pull-out method. Here are some of my symptoms leading up to my BFP..

10-15 ovulation
1dpo- no symptoms
2dpo- same
3dpo- tender and sore bbs
4dpo- tender and sore bbs and some nausea
5dpo- same
6dpo-nausea went away but still a little sore
7dpo- took hpt and got a faint line with morning urine
8dp- 2more hpt and got faint line sore breast and nausea
9dpo- 2 more hpt test and def. positive went to a women's center and got a walk in preg. test and
another BFP...

First appt..May 21st and due January 5th!

I didn't think it was possible for it to happen that early and this site def. help me realize it could! 

BFP

I had a semi normal period starting on March 25th and it lasted about 5 days and then on Friday
April 20 I started getting such bad heartburn that lasted for 12 hours!! I was slightly nauseous the
week prior and VERY EMOTIONAL I cried because my fiancé wouldn't go to Wal-Mart with me and
because I scored a lower grade than expected in one of my medical courses!!

I decided to take a test on Friday the 20th and I had a slight bfp AF was due today and I was
shocked I waited and took another an hour later and it was another slight line so I took 2 more
First Responses the next day and again POSITIVE and then 3 Clear Blue Digitals and they all said
positive TODAY BLOOD WORK CONFIRMED THAT I AM PREGNANT!!

BABY DUST TO ALL:* *Please say prayers that this baby makes it, and I don't have any issues :) <3 

BFP @10 DPO

I still can't believe it!!! DH and I have been "not trying, not preventing" since he came home from
deployment in January. We agreed to start trying next cycle so I was literally waiting for AF to show
so we could get the ball rolling.

My LMP was 3/26/12 I got a positive OPK on 4/12/12. We BD'd on 4/10/12-4/12/12. I personally
think BDing on the days BEFORE ovulation is what did the trick.

The only symptoms I had before getting a BFP were: 6dpo to present- extremely tender breasts
(mainly on the sides) 7-8dpo- dull cramps on the left side. Tested, BFN 9dpo- a few waves of
nausea 10dpo- BFP FRER DH and I are ecstatic. We can't wait to tell our 4yr old (whose been asking
to be a Big Sister for months) that it's REALLY happening. My due date is 12/31/12.

BABY DUST TO ALL

BFP at 10DPO

Can't believe my eyes! We have been trying to conceive baby #2 since January (I stopped
breastfeeding in January as our son was turning 1 in February) so I was unsure how my cycle would
regulate out. This month it worked! Got a positive OPK on Tuesday, April 17th, in the evening so I
assumed would ovulate in the next 24-36 hours. We BD on 4/17 and 4/18.

Here are my symptoms:

1DPO - major creamy white cervical mucus & cramping
2DPO - mild cramping & headache
3-4DPO - nothing
5DPO - mild cramping, super hungry!
6DPO - cramps similar to AF, super hungry!
7DPO - woke up with headache
8DPO - woke up with headache
9DPO - lower back ache, cramping, light spotting
10DPO - took a test (Answer brand which was missing the cap??) and I see a very faint BFP!!!! Took
another test that evening (FIrst Response Rapid Response - meant to buy the First Response Early
Result!! - oops!) BFN!!!
11DPO- BFP with First Response Early Result!!!!!!!

First sono is May 23rd...due date is January 1, 2013!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Can't believe we will have 2 little
ones a little less than 2 years apart. I couldn't be happier and feel like our family will be complete.
Keep the faith for those of you that haven't seen a BFP yet, I have been posting in "Am I Pregnant"
for what feels like forever! Patience! It will happen! :) :)

Baby dust to all!!!! 

BFP with Odd Symptom

I just got my BFP on 13DPO. So excited to be able to share here! This was our first month really
trying (haven't been preventing for about 6 months) and we only BD once during my fertile period
(1 day before O). I used OPK and preseed.

My main symptom was mild diarrhea, which I've read everywhere isn't really a "symptom." Well it
was for me! I have an iron stomach, so I knew something was up! I experienced it on 9DPO and
10DPO and again today on 13DPO. I also had some mild AF cramps and nausea today and thought
for SURE AF was coming (felt just like before AF). I figured I'd test and get the disappointment over
with before AF showed up (due in two days). And it was a faint BFP! Feeling so blessed. I really hope
it sticks!

Good luck to all you amazing ladies. You don't know how much support I got on here during
my wait. 

BFP 11 DPO

Ok so I stalked this site while I waited and I promised myself I would share when I got my BFP, so
here it goes :)

O day- mild breast tenderness (totally normal for me)
1dpo-mild breast tenderness
2dpo- mild bloating, mod breast tenderness, a little moody
3dpo- mild cramps, mod breast tenderness and more moody
4dpo-mild bloating, mod breast tenderness and mod fatigue
5dpo-mild cramps and mod breast tenderness
6dpo-nothing really
7dpo-more breast tenderness
8dpo- more of the same
9dpo- took a test, tiny faint, ghost line...I'm not even sure it's there. I feel some pulling/stretching
in my abdomen but this is #2 so it's more common earlier, called round ligament pain
10dpo- Test, still very faint but has some color now. Tell my DH :). Stronger pulling sensation,
more breast tenderness, very tired
11dpo- BFP!!!!! I'm sure of it this time :) DH gets me flowers :). more pulling, more tenderness,
more fatigue

Now I'm 14dpo and breasts are very tender-near untouchable and I've gone to sleeping in a jogging
bra. In the afternoons I'm exhausted, peeing every hour or so, getting up once a night to pee and
occasional waves of nausea.

Good luck ladies, sticky sticky baby dust!!! 

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