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BFP with Clomid

Good old Clomid. Many is the BFP story that references Clomid at least somewhere along the way. And here you'll find a whole mess of them in one place. If you're taking Clomid and looking for some inspiration, look no further. This page is for you.

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IUI success

I promised Myself I would come back and post when I got my BFP - we had an IUI due to unknown issues and during procedure found my cervix was tilted which I am thinking was part of issues getting Prego/ the swimmers had a bigger challenge than most. We used clomid and then a trigger shot. I had ZERO symptoms. I say this bc month after month I would symptom spot and was always disappointed. I did not have EWCM this month, in fact I had a tiny amount of discharge daily after procedure which I assumed was from meds- just barely enough to notice it. I didn't have sore boobs, I wasn't crazy emotional- I didn't feel sick; maybe just a little tired but I was also busy so I didn't think anything of it. So here is to hoping for a successful pregnancy and a healthy baby

For all of us TTC who have been told "just relax!"

This post is dedicated to all of us who have wanted to punch someone in the face when they told us to "just relax" and we would get pregnant. I literally had everything go wrong, had a super stressful month, and got my BFP. My hubby and I have been trying since 2011. That's five long years if you are counting at home. Two years of trying (my hubby travels a lot for work, we gave it extra time), an unexplained infertility diagnosis, two more years of "not trying" and "just relaxing" and three medicated IUI's. Our first IUI resulted in a chemical pregnancy. I was so traumatized that I waited a year before trying one again. Our second IUI I got massages, took things easy, went to see a Chiropractor, and did yoga daily. BFN. This last month on the day I was supposed to go into my RE's for my day three ultrasound I felt like I had been runover by a truck. Was this allergies or a cold? MY RE told me to come in anyway. I live in Central Texas and have been braving a bout of Cedar Fever (think a Cold that lasts for several weeks until Cedar Pollen levels go down). I lost my voice, had fatigue, coughing, phlegm, you name it. To make things better, in 11 years of being a real estate agent, I had my busiest January EVER. I was working 7 days a week, handling lots of clients, and FLIPPING STRESSED. Between the work, fertility drugs, and cedar fever alone I became very unpleasant for my hubby to be around. THEN, my husband gets a call about an entire work project being shutdown. This results in him leaving his job and starting a new business just about a year ahead of schedule and one week before our IUI. I'm covering as much as I can with my job, I feel like crap, and now the breadwinner of our family has just started a brand new business. Awesome. We were so busy and I was just trying to SURVIVE. I didn't even have much time to worry about our fertility treatment this month. I was the girl in her RE's office working on my laptop before my appointment. After our IUI, I ate lunch and was back to work with meeting clients immediately. I didn't really have a choice. I was on Clomid, Gonal-F, and had a trigger shot. This was the first time we used a fresh sample for hubby and his counts were lower than they had been in the past. I don't remember motility, but his counts were about 13 million. I had two follicles mature and a small one that was a maybe. I had no symptoms that were different from my normal cycle until last week. With our chemical pregnancy I noticed a few days before our BFP, I would wake up every night between 1-3 AM. I started doing this again. However, when I get stressed and busy with my job I tend not to sleep very well. I wasn't sure if I wasn't sleeping due to stress or hormones. I also noticed no spotting. I typically can spot anywhere from 3-7 days before my period starts. Even when I had my chemical. To this day (15DPIUI) I have had no spotting whatsoever, except for right after our IUI. I did have some cramping on and off during the 2WW which isn't abnormal for me. Part of the problem with being on fertility drugs is that you don't know what is the drugs and what are early pregnancy symptoms. I finally broke down and tested 12DPIUI because my boobs were hurting more than normal (but they normally are full and achy at this point in my cycle). To my surprise, it was a BFP. I had my betas today and it came back at 156. We go back for more blood tests on Wednesday to see if numbers are rising. I'm cautiously optimistic. We've never gotten this far before!! So yeah, you can be stressed as hell and still get a BFP.
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BFP on clomid

I got my BFP on 12th of January. I have stalked this site for my tww , and thought of writing my story when I do get my BFP but only when I cross the 12 weeks mark, as I had an m/c(BO) at 6 weeks last July. Unfortunately, I had second m/c , this time @8 weeks and this too turned out to be BO. But still I know how we try to make out the meaning of every little twitch and pain while in TWW so here are my symptoms. I wish every women out there a successful and healthy pregnancy and no one should go through what I had to: 1-6DPO: nothing, slightly heavy abdomen just like any other cycle. 7dpo: slight fatigue and nothing else 8dpo: some pinching pain on the left side, fatigue 9dpo: sleepless at night, drinking lots of water and several trips to bathroom. 10dpo: b**bs look bigger and tighter (sorry TMI), still sleepless at night 11dpo: sleepy all day and very thirsty, very little sleep at night. 12dpo: couldn't wait . tested at night, very faint positive after 3-4 mintues. 14:dpo : BFP !! bold and beautiful My main symptoms both the times were change size and feel of breasts, change in sleeping pattern, thirsty and getting up to pee in the middle of the nite. Breast tenderness started around 16-17dpo.

Our first BFP!!

I m a constant stalker here, and I cant explain how comforting this site is, big thanks to all. Now to my story, I am 26, ttc 1year. I know how it feels to overlook every symptoms. Yoga kept me somewhat sane. Jan 8 to 16 AF Had heavy flow, I m on clomid from last 2 cycles and I have been writing all my symptoms. Cd 14 -ewcm, bd We bd every day during fertile window, I dont temp. I got my BFP on cd 31, it was dark and 2 days late for af. I was afraid to test before. Symptoms that were so promising were the goosebumps, I live in India and its not at all cold, I was surprised by this symptom and the other constant sore bbs, it never left me, I could also spot some new blue veins on bbs. Clomid did the magic, I was diagnosed pcos at 20 yrs. Hoping for the best, need your prayers

Clomid BFP 10dpo!! God is Good.

It has been a long time waiting to write this story. It's a crazy one, but bear with me and I'll get to the good stuff :) DH is 36 I'm 32. We've been together for 9 years and married for 5. We've always NTNP. After getting married, we decided to begin "trying". After a year of "trying" I went to my OB/GYN and asked him for help. My cycles are very regular, so we had DH SA (great) and then there was me. HSG test = all clear. On to Clomid. Now, around this time, someone prayed over me and told me I'd have not one but TWO children. I dreamed of being very early in my pregnancy, almost to the point that noone believed me. A doctor was hooking me up to machines and then I woke up. First round of Clomid=BFP. Around 7.5 weeks, I started spotting. I went to get an ultrasound at 8 weeks, no heartbeat. It was my dream. I was heartbroken. I was upset and angry with God for taking this away. I needed some time to recooperate, so I took a long year off and did some soul searching. I prayed more than I've ever prayed and seeked God with my whole heart. During that year, my sister who is very prophetic, told me I would be pregnant at the age of 32. That was two years away!! I continued to have faith anyway. In October of 2014, I had another dream. I dreamed that I was early pregnant again, and that a blonde lady told me " I know how to fix this." Fast forward to 33 weeks pregnant and I woke up. I knew it was time for us to try again. So, I took my last prescription of Clomid in December. NOTHING. In May, I went back to my OB/GYN and he started me back on Clomid 50 mg for three cycles. NOTHING. I didn't understand. Why was this not working? I prayed for healing. In September at my three month checkup, my OB/GYN decided not to move me up to 100 mg (for the fear of multiples because I technically ovulate on my own) and had me do three more cycles of 50 mg. And then he would move me up to 100mg if that didn't work. I was furious and so upset!! That night, I prayed and I cried out to God, "When?? When will this happen Father, I can't wait anymore!" He replied, "February". After lots of prayer, I decided to call a Fertility Clinic and seek more help. On the day of my first appointment, my insurance had issues and I had to cancel. So, I decided to continue the Clomid. Now, I have some co-workers that were seeing this Homeopathic/Spiritual Healing Doctor. I was curious. After lots of prayer, I felt I had to go. Here's where my story REALLY gets interesting. As I sat down with Barry, he asked me what was on my mind. I replied "well, infertility". He asked me how old DH and I were, our names, and if I'd ever been pregnant and what had happened. I told him of my loss at 8 weeks. He stared off for what seemed like an eternity before he finally said "Ok, your husband has stomach parasites. We can fix that easily and really clean up his sperm." Then to me he says "Now, I'm going to tell you something that is very scary, but I don't want you to be scared because we can fix this, ok?" I said "Ok....?" He says "You have two bloodclots that are very close to your heart, probably had them for 10 plus years, like 17 or 18 years old. Did you have dental work or braces at that age?" My heart sunk...."Yes" I replied. "I had a root canal at 17". He says "That's when they formed. They're causing your body to work too hard, thus preventing pregnancy from sticking. You're also highly anemic." I was so stunned at this point. Not only had DH NOT even been there at all, but he had told me that something was wrong with his stomach? DH had a colonoscopy two years ago and they couldn't find anything wrong!! Anemia? I give blood and my iron is always borderline. The Red Cross also had just recently called to ask if I would donate platelets because my count was so HIGH! I was just blown away. He then says " Now get this done, I see twins". I'm like "Excuse Me??????" So, I had two months of vitamins/herbs and iron (blackstrap molasses ewww) to get started on. After two weeks, I felt like a new person! I had energy, I could breathe better! It gets better....... My OB/GYN is a guy, and while I'm sitting at Barry's store, I get a text that said he would be on extended medical leave until mid January! So, I wait until December (knowing that I'm supposed to get bumped up to 100 mg Clomid in January) and I ask what I'm supposed to do. The nurse calls me back and says "We're sticking you with Dr. so and so and they want you monitored, so day 21 progesterone test, day 28 ultrasound and then we will bump you to 100 mg." No lie, I hung up the phone, googled this new Dr. and my jaw hit the floor. SHE was BLONDE. What are the odds? My dream is coming to pass!!!!!

BFP 3rd IUI - Donor Sperm

As most of us do I stalked this site the last 6 months looking for a glimmer of hope or a match to any of my symptoms during the 2ww praying for a positive pregnancy. This month on Jan 15th I finally got my BFP! Here is a little background on our situation: I am 33, my husband is 37 and a diabetic who wears an insulin pump. We tried on our own for a couple years and finally this past June decided it wasn't working (and I wasn't getting any younger!) so we sought the help of a fertility specialist. After going through all the rounds of testing we got the news that my husband's SA came back with 14,000 sperm (yes 14K not 14million!) and of those there was only 8% motility. We were dead in the water, both physically and emotionally. Our fertility specialist informed us our only chances at a child would be IVF with my husband sperm OR IUI with donor sperm. At first he was adamantly against the idea of a donor so we opted for him to take Clomid to increase his counts. Two months passed and when it was time for him to do another SA he decided he didn't want to risk the chance of possibly passing on the diabetes, as his father and grandmother both had it as well. He didn't want to put our future child through the trauma of dealing with the disease that he feels robs him of so many luxuries in life, including carbs! It was an extremely selfless decision on his part and we worked through the scenario weekly with each other- some days talking, other days yelling and fighting, until we both came around to the idea. Once we were on the same page and as our last step we went to a counselor to gain the sign off needed to begin the process through our fertility doctor. Finally we were back on track to having a child! After doing all the research we picked our donor and had our 1st IUI in October- (Femara cd 3-7) 2ww - BFN! November came and using the CB Digital opk we missed our ovulation, I was devastated, but we told ourselves we must have missed it for a reason. December -IUI #2 (Femara again cd 3-7)- This round I tracked all my symptoms. I had the cramping, nausea after day 10, fatigue, aching breasts, diarrhea, and bloating. I was positive during this 2ww that I was pregnant. Day 14 - BFN! Seriously?! Ugh! AF didn't start till Day 19, what a tease. (Btw the day we got our BFN we found out my Father in law needed a quadruple bypass and 3 days later my husband was hospitalized for an infection - we all spent the week of Christmas in the hospital, FUN!!) Which brings us to Christmas Day(cd3), we were out of the hospital and went out of town. That evening we realized I had forgotten my Femara at home and would need to drive back the next morning so I could begin taking it a day late. At this point I just want 2015 to be over! (Femara cd 4-8), New Years Eve, yay a new year!! New Years Day- LH surge - IUI #3 scheduled for Jan 2nd (thank GOD this happened in 2016!) I decided this round I wasn't going to track anything and get my hopes up again. I did notice low back pain the night of Day 10 into Day 11 but with no spotting. I did my best to ignore it, which wasn't hard since by day 11/12 I was fully cramping and sure AF was coming in a couple days. No other symptoms AT ALL, no sore boobs, no bloating, no cm, and instead of feeling fatigued I felt like I was jittery when I would wake up. Day 13- My husband has left for work and sent me a text to ask if I had tested yet (I knew he had forgotten it was a day early and we shouldn't test until the following day, but at this point I just wanted to get it over with and have a glass of wine). I test with FMU expecting nothing and glance over as I'm flushing, what?!!? OMG I swear there is the faintest of faint lines...barely! I send the pic to my husband and he can't see it, he says to wait and we will test again tomorrow.... Tomorrow? That ship has sailed, I'm on my way to the store for a ClearBlue digi! Test with CB - BFN, I'm depressed, but still hopeful with my faint faint lined Early Response knockoff. I call the doc, admit I cheated a day early, and go for the blood test... Hcg- 17, Progesterone - 40. Yay I'm just barely pregnant on Day 13!! :D (btw I tested again with CB digital on Day 15 and still got BFN so I no longer trust CB since they failed me on OPK as well) Here were my numbers: Day 13- Hcg 17, Progesterone 40 Day 16- Hcg 203, Progesterone 43 Day 23- Hcg 2970, Progesterone 37 Still praying daily for a sticky baby! This site really helped keep me positive during those dreaded 2ww's. I thank everyone who contributes to this site and pray for all the women who read daily as I did, Baby Dust to ALL!!

Stop Stressing, relax, and just let it happen.

I had three kids at a young age 16, 17, 19. At 21 I got my tubes tied because it was clear that things were not going to work out between my kids father and I. I vowed that if I ever had kids again that my husband would love me enough to understand why I tied my tubes and we would untie them if he truly wanted kids. (It seemed so simple) Flash forward 6 years later I meet the man of my dreams and he has no kids. We get married, untie tubes and after a year of trying NOTHING! Super depressed we tried and finally we stop trying and BOOM I was pregnant. One week later we miscarried. So with the hope and assurance that the surgery worked we tried again and nothing for another year and half. In October 2015 I started clomid. The first cycle failed. I was so livid on the next cycle I was like "F THIS! I don't want to try, I don't care anymore." I stopped researching every symptom. Wishing every pregnant women was me. Hoping that I was next. Jealous of my friends for being pregnant with ease. While I was stuck here trying for yet another year paying for infertility meds. I completely rejected the idea that I would even be pregnant. I would say 'NO SORE BOOBS NO PREGNANCY" So much so I didn't even test before it was time to see my doctor. I didn't realize how addicted I was to researching every symptom in every forum. It was actually depressing me. Not caring if I was or not was much less stressful. When I suppose to go get my meds for the third cycle of Clomid they made me take a test. She told me it was negative. While waiting for the my paper work the nurse calls the Dr. and she says "IT'S POSITIVE!!!" (I told them Dr.'s aren't suppose to lie to their patients. It's rude." lol) Blood test confirmed! I used Preeseed, Mucinex, Clomid and Estradol. On the last cycle and while BDing DH would tell me to just relax. I guessed it worked. 1-16 DPO NO SYMPTOMS, NOTHING AT ALL! Don't be discourage if you don't have any symptoms. I would swear I had every symptom there was and every time it was Negative. I was a POASA. I would squint at every PT thinking there was a line. There never was. I'm 5 weeks and 3 days now and I have sore boobs and I'm so incredibly hungry all the time. Good Luck! Prayer works! Gory be to God he knew when the right time was.

bfp after 22 months

I thought i would share my bfp story as i enjoyed reading them whilst i was ttc. We were ttc for 22 months, i tried lots of things from the start - different positions, bd at certain totm, bd every day/storing it up. I took agnus castus, epo, co enzymes, multi vits. All different types of lube, ph testing, soft cups, eating different foods- you name it id tried it! (except temping) I'd been through all the NHS testing and i had taken Clomid for 3 months but stopped because it hurt when i ovulated. I'd been to the ivf seminar in the hospital but i was reluctant to start it. It was my birthday in the february and i decided i was getting drunk, and thats what i did! I drank lots of wine and had an amazing night - we bd that night for fun and i wasn't even thinking about ttc. I'd totally written off that month and forgot all about it. Previously i'd always tested the day before af was due but those who have been tic a while know that the dreaded feeling of a negative is awful so i didn't even bother. Since ttc my cycles had started to be painful and irregular so af being 4 days late was not unusual. I'd had no symptoms at all except i remember a sharp pain one day when i coughed in the morning but i just thought it was af pains early. So 4 days after af was due i tested using an ovulation stick and i came back as if i was ovulating and i knew i wasn't so i bought a proper test and i was very happy to see a bpf! So, i wanted to tell you what i thought had helped me. That month I'd had 2 sessions of reflexology - simply to relax not for fertility reasons. I had been using Balance Activ fertility spray that helps with your Ph. It was 3 months after i'd stopped taking the Clomid but it would have still been in my system. But - most significantly i was relaxed! I know its cliche ladies and i was sick of everyone saying it to me but IT IS TRUE!!! I now have a beautiful baby boy. I wish i had known that ttc for so long is normal and lots of people are trying they just don't tell you! You think its just you and there is something wrong, but there isn't! Good luck ladies, and don't forget to post your story too. xxxxx
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BFP just in time for Christmas!

Hello ladies! I have been ttc baby #2 for 5 cycles and would stalk this site throughout them all to see if there were any symptoms I was experiencing that was similar to someone with a BFP. It's only right now that I have my BFP to share my symptoms for anyone else who may be looking to compare symptoms just as I was :) I am 32 and was diagnosed with PCOS with my first child. My doctor put me on 50 mg Clomid and I also took 500 mg of Metformin twice a day. Here were my symptoms: 1-4 DPO- Nothing really noticeable. 5 DPO- Irritable and very fatigued. 6 DPO- Irritable.. like even more short tempered (poor hubby) tired, and starting to experience some headaches throughout the day. 7 DPO - Still irritable, very tired - I am normally not a sleeper throughout the day but I am now barely making it through my work day without feeling like I need several naps. I am having to take naps on my breaks and lunches..headache. No tender boobs and I thought that was weird as with my other cycles I experienced tender boobs by 6 DPO and knew AF was coming. 8 DPO - Exhausted! While sitting at my desk at work I became very dizzy. This definitely has never happened to me with my other cycles! I did not want to stand up from fear of losing my balance because I was just that dizzy. Still experiencing some headaches, and some back twinges but not really painful. Still no tenderness in boobs! Weirdest symptom of all on this day was that all of a sudden I had globs of EWCM!! I only have experienced EWCM during my fertile week, normally on the days just before and day of ovulation so I was extremely confused! 9 DPO- Still experiencing globs of EWCM. No tender/sore boobs yet. Extremely fatigued and still experiencing some dizziness. Some shooting back pains but again, not really painful. 10 DPO- No longer experiencing EWCM. CM is now creamy consistency but there is more than I normally have around this time. Still tired and having some back twinges on and off all day. HUNGRY! Nothing I ate ever made me feel full. I always needed something else to eat on. 11 DPO- Finally starting to feel some tenderness in boobs, just on the sides. Tired, headache throughout the day. Still HUNGRY! AF has not shown up, so I decided to test in the morning if there is still no AF by the time I wake up. 12 DPO- Ofcourse I had a horrible night of sleep! Insomnia in full effect or it could be that my mind was racing just thinking about testing! I finally could no longer take it so at 2:30 am I tested using FRER and got a freakin BFP!!! I freaked out and could not believe my eyes!! Ofcourse, I tested again and again and again this time with some dollar store cheapies I had and all were BFP's too!! I am now 6 weeks, 5 days pregnant and my symptoms have pretty much stayed the same. We shared the news with my family for Christmas and this was the best present I could have gotten! A few things I did not mention in my DPO's is that I did temp everyday and my basal temp stayed high but I know that the temps can vary from person to person so my high could be lower than someone else's. My temps would run from 98.25-98.45 with a temp dip on 8 DPO in which it was 97.98. It rose the next morning to 98.30 so I took it as that is when implantation was occurring and why I experienced the EWCM. I also checked my CP on and off throughout the whole process. By 9 DPO, my CP was very very high/closed/soft. I used OPK's and I did buy Pre-Seed because I read so many good stories about it but I don't think the Pre-Seed helped me conceive. I used it as directed with my last 4 cycles inserting it internally and nothing happened. For my 5th cycle, I only used it twice and this time I used very little externally and I conceived. Hopefully this all helps someone as much as some of the other posts helped me during my cycles. BABY DUST TO ALL!! :)

BFP first Clomid cycle after miscarriage

I had a missed miscarriage and D&E at 7w3d on September 5th. I do not ovulate regularly but I do not have PCOS, so my dr is really not sure why. I have taken 4 rounds of Clomid so far and conceived twice. I only had one cycle after my MMC (not counting the bleeding that resulted from the procedure), which was induced by Provera, but I had 3 months to recover, so my dr said to start trying again. LMP began Nov 22. I ovulated Dec 6 and, of course, my husband was on duty that day so we must have conceived from sex the night before ovulation. The only symptoms I noticed were 2 days of AF-like cramping on 6 and 7 dpo and a lower back ache on 8dpo. I also was immediately hungry all the time from right after ovulation. I experienced insomnia very early on as well, before my BFP, which I never knew was a pregnancy symptom until last time I got pregnant. This time my boobs hurt way more than they did last time and I've already gone up a bra size by 4w6d. I got a very, very faint positive on a Wondfo at lunch time about 10 dpo but I ignored it because it was so, so faint. Just to be sure, I took a couple more with FMU on 11 dpo. It was still so faint, and I thought one even came up negative. The next time I tested, a faint but obviously positive line came up, and I was so scared. I called my doctor because I knew he wanted to put me on progesterone gel right away. Of course, my husband was on duty the day I found out I was pregnant as well! The next morning he came home to a very obviously positive FRER with a Christmas bow on it. I got my official BFP that really made me believe I was pregnant on 13 and 14 dpo, which was much later than last time. Merry Early Christmas to us! I am very nervous, but have already seen my doctor, have had 3 beta HCG tests done, of which I will know the results on Monday, and I've been scheduled for an ultrasound on January 5th at 6w2d. I can't wait to see what's in there! Hopefully this will be our sticky little rainbow baby. Oh, and we used Preseed internally both times I got pregnant. I swear by it! It works for me! I hope this helps someone to have hope of achieving pregnancy after miscarriage. I am pregnant again less than 4 months after my miscarriage!

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