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BFP at DPO 10

This is our second cycle "trying" for baby #2. The first cycle my husband was out of town so I knew we had missed our fertile window. We weren't trying that hard as I wasn't temping or doing it a ton or anything. We just had frequent sex during EWCM which is how we conceived baby #1. This time, I used OPK to confirm ovulation. I have irregular cycles which are always long. I ovulated on CD 28. I was drinking moon cycle tea this cycle to try and regulate this cycle to a shorter length and it seemed to be working for me. Here are my symptoms: DPO 1-4: nothing, tired DPO 5: tired, backache, boobs a little sore, mild cramps DPO 6: backache, boobs sore, irritable DPO 7: cramping a lot at night while sleeping, moody DPO 8: boobs sore, BFN DPO 9: super emotional and crying, BFN and thinking I am now out since this is when I got a BFP with baby #1 DPO 10: couldn't use FMU because I was so tired and wanted to go back to sleep, very very faint BFP 2 hours later Our son will be 8 months tomorrow so we are going to have two babies close in age (16 months apart), I am a little scared and worried about that but mostly happy. Hoping for a successful pregnancy! Good luck to everyone!

Pregnant after 11 years ttc!

I am so excited to be finally sharing my storing on here! I have a daughter who's 12 and I began ttc when she was almost a year old. After 5 years of trying with no success I saw a fertility dr. We did clomid & trigger shit without success and the did laparoscopy which I was diagnosed with endometriosis between stages II-III (mild-moderate). We went on trying another 3 years (totalling 8) when I got a bfp. I soon learned through beta hcg test & ultra sound that I was experiencing a blighted ovum. I was beyond upset. I had of course thought that we were finally pregnant when I got the positive test and it took me a few weeks to accept that our time really came. Then to have everything crumble.. We gave up trying for almost 2 years following the blighted ovum & then bam- I got pregnant unexpectedly in July a month shy of 2 years following the blighted ovum. This time I would go on believing everything is great for 8 weeks when I would then learn the baby's heart rate wasn't high enough (80/88 bpm) and we were warned we were miscarrying. I decided to let nature take it course. Big mistake. I carried our baby after it had passed; for another 4 weeks... and it was something I'll never forget and I wound up in the trauma unit for 17 hours in active "labor/miscarrying"... we decided we would be happy with our family the way it is and give up all expectations or want for another child. I went through SEVERE depression for 9-10 months following the misscarriage. Our sex life decreased dramatically to only 0-1x per month and in the very same month I lost our baby last year- my period was late... I was apprehensive to test, knowing I had only had sex once that month and my boobs we're already sore at that time which always meant I had already ovulated (progesterone surge)... on cycle day 32 i gave in.... AND GOT A BFP, hubby was super excited and I felt upset he was so quick to get excited and I wouldn't let myself except that this was real until I at least confirmed baby was healthy including heart rate etc.. I am now 17 weeks & everything has been amazing. I have had some weird pains especially in the beginning of this pregnancy did to inflammation and scar tissue but bee propolis always helps wonders for that! I also made sure to take bee propolis following my misscarriage along with a Whole Foods multi vitamin and I will always think the bee propolis along with having the essentials my Body needs; from the multi vitamin- helped me conceive this healthy baby!! Bee propolis is literally the best rememdy I have found for fertility and pain both... I hope my story gives inspiration to women who feel there time will never come!!! Keep on keeping on, it's no joke when people say "it'll happen when u least expect it!"
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Defeating all the odds with my BFP

Hello everyone. I wanted to share my story with you all as BFP stories always helped me keep hope and I never thought my story would lead to a beautiful BFP... here goes... So, firstly, I have been trying to get pregnant for 5 months at this point, I have 32 day cycles and I have a BMI of 41 so I didn't expect it to happen. I have a huge heap of ebay pregnancy tests in my cupboard which come out far too early in each of my cycles whilst I struggle with the impatience of the TWW. This time I was much better and starting testing at 10DPO. BFN. No symtoms, no nothing. 11DPO. BFN. Still nothing. Counted myself out at this point. 13 DPO. BFN. Boring. 14 DPO, period day, BFN. Period feels like its well on the way with the usual crampy feeling. The only thing I noticed was different was that my boobs DIDNT hurt when they normally do a week prior to my periods. 15 - 18 DPO. BFN. Seriously. This is annoying now. I know I'm not pregnant so just hurry up already period. 19 DPO. BF...P? No? I don't know. My ebay cheapy was showing possibly the faintest second line in the world. This was the most frustrating feeling. I showed various close friends and relatives and they couldn't see anything. I was fuming! What does this mean? I obsessed all day over it and eventually went and bougbt a clear blue early detection test.. And there it was. A BFP! A REALLY BFP!!! It was so clear!! I'll never use those cheap teasing ebay tests again! My BFP day was Haloween 2016. My husband came home that evening and I revealed our amazing news. Everyone close to us was overjoyed and It really didn't feel real. And then... That evening... I bled. It was like the start of a period. Bright red blood on the tissue. I put on a sanitary towel but it never touched it, the blood was just there on wiping. I was so upset, my BFP came and felt lost in one day. I called the early pregancy unit the next day and explained, she of course said I'm very early and what Id need to do is take another test in 2 weeks time and if its positive everything is okay and if negative then unfortunately I har misscarried. Now, I know how much we all hate the TWW but this was complete torture for 2 weeks. There was no more bleeding and I was so confused. After a horrifically long 2 weeks I took another test. Digital this time. Within seconds the screen told me I was 2-3 weeks pregnant! Amazing! I was overjoyed once again. Two days later... I bled again. More this time. Bright red blood. Again, it didnt touch a sanitary towel but it took a few days to completely dissappear. I couldnt believe this kept happening. The early pregnancy unit booked me in for an early scan which revealed a sac and a yolk. A very early pregnancy. From this they couldnt tell me anything, they said we need to see how this progresses, come back in two weeks.... Oh the hurt I went through again.. An incredibly long 2 weeks later... Second scan day. My baby had grown :) they confirmed a healthy 7 week pregnancy and I saw the beautifully flickering heartbeat. I couldnt believe it. I am now 10 weeks pregnant, I have had no more bleeds and I am suffering with terrible morning sickness and I couldn't care less! Bring on the sickness! As long as little bean is healthy :) Love, a very happy mummy to be xxx

BFP after HSG test!!!

I have frequented this site for just under a year questioning every symptom that I would get during the two week wait so I wanted to share my story. After about 10 months of trying to conceive my husband and I made an appointment with my doctor. I was proactive and wanted him to get his sperm checked prior to the appointment and everything looked great on his end. We also tried acupuncture for 3 months before we had to stop due to the expense but I loved it and it really helped my stress levels. It was very emotional talking to my doctor wondering why it's taking so long to get pregnant. She was kind and suggested an HSG test to get an idea of what's going on. My test went well, it was quick and felt like bad cramps for a few min. My tubes were clear but my uterus is tilted which the Dr. said won't cause problems concieving. During this past year I also got my thyroid tested and began taking medication, it took a while to get to the right level- so thankful for my natural physician who kept a close eye on it. I am now on a compounding thyroid after the pharmaceutical brands didn't work well for me. So finally we reach a great thyroid level the month prior to the HSG and were hoping for the best with the upcoming cycle. I really didn't think we would get pregnant the same cycle as the HSG because it seem to delay my ovulation until day 21. We had sex 2 days prior to ovulation and went on vacation for 4 days. I was to the point that I just let it go and actually made an appointment with and RE for an IUI and to start clomid. Then, as I approach the day my period should start I had cramping but no period. So I thought the HSG had delayed my period too. On day 16 after ovulation my period still hadn't arrived and my breast were getting sore with lower abdominal cramps. I thought, "well I guess we should test"(even though I didn't think it would be positive) and bought tests from the store and then tested right when my husband and I got home. Two lines showed up right away and I was shocked!! A big BFP on day 16 after ovulation and the same cycle as the HSG test. God is so good!! I pray this will give you hope when you are in a long season of trying to conceive.

Cheap tests said bfn for weeks

I bought cheap tests in bulk on Amazon, big mistake! Around the time I was supposed to get my period I took a test and got a bfn, took another once I was late, bfn. Waited a week and yup, bfn. I was going crazy because I was two weeks late now and had pregnancy symptoms but no period and my tests were coming out negative. So I decided to run to the store and buy 3 different name brand tests. ALL came out positive. I think the tests I bought in bulk are simply not sensitive enough. So lesson learned, it's not always a good idea to go cheaper and go thru the torture and frustration I went through. On another note, my ovulation window was completely off, so don't go by your expected dates if you're using that method only. My tracker said I would be ovulating a certain week and I ovulated 2 weeks later. I'm 2 mo pregnant now and although I didn't keep exact track, I can tell u some of my early symptoms. DPO 1-6 Sore breasts DPO 7-14 cramps, back ache, very emotional, dizzy spell, exhausted, not into food I usually love

Pregnant AFTER IVF.......Naturally!!!!

I wanted to give a little hope to those in the TWW as well as those who have been through fertility treatment only to have it end in a broken heart........ My husband and I have spent the last year trudging through IVF. We had a wonderful egg count and ended up with four AA six day snow babies.....we were over the moon!!!! After three transfers and two positive pregnancies all of them ended in miscarriage (one took 14 weeks from start to finish and the other about seven all within six months of each other). Before we knew it all our embryos were gone. It was very easy for me to say no more treatment at that time. After about a month of emotional healing we started to move onto adoption but also decided to try naturally until we submitted everything to the agency early next year. In regards to our infertility I had a "lazy" tube, unpredictable cycles, hypothyroidism and Lupus and my husband was border line motility issue......he just laughs and tells me it wasn't his best work that day:-) I started to temp back in August as well as take ovulation tests around the time I "felt" I was ovulating. It turns out IVF treatment jump started my body and ovulation occurred like clock work the first two months. August and September we did not have any luck but we moved on to October hopeful as one can be. October was a crazy cycle! I had two LH surges with the last one ending in ovulation confirmed through temping. I know one can have a positive ovulation test only to not truly ovulate and that is why I temp everyday. I actually made an appointment with my OBGYN last Friday and we decided just to to run a few hormone tests next cycle on day 3 and 21 and my husband is scheduled for another semenalysis this coming Tuesday. I am happy and in shock to report we will not be making it to those dates.......this morning I decided to take a test and I am pregnant!!!!!! No medications......no doctors......just the two of us......cue the song!!!!!! I know I rely on others testimonies on what they did different and how they felt so I am going to share with you what my journey has been like over the last few months trying naturally!!!!! August up until today: I started Evening Primrose Oil Cycle Day 1 up until ovulation was confirmed (through temping). The week before ovulation I took mucinex, the plain and simple one with no extras added in, to help with CM because mine is nothing!!!! Every time we BD I used Preseed.....about half a tube and it went all the way up. All month long I take B6 as well as the small dose of baby Aspirin. Husband has been taking Zinc everyday (when he remembers). Symptoms: 1 DPO-3DPO just normal ovulation cramping. I spotted a little bit during this time and I think that was because this was the second time my body tried to ovulate this month. 4 DPO-8 DPO NOTHING and I mean NOTHING!!!!!!!! 9 DPO very hungry and that has not ended!!!!! Lots of watery CM with white goop in it. 10 DPO terrible hormone headache just like every month and needed a nap in the afternoon. More watery CM. 11 DPO a little crampy and told husband AF may be a yucky one this month.....but no spotting and I spot three days before my period EVERY month but nothing so far.....mmmmmmmmm. Another nap and lots of snacks today. More water CM. 12 DPO woke up needing to pee and my belly was louder than my alarm at 7 am. VERY watery CM so much so when I first wiped I thought spotting for AF had started but nothing but water. In the middle of the day without holding it at all I decided I had one test from last month and went ahead and took. I knew it was impossible but I needed to just get it over with so AF would start. Within a minute my world turned upside down and against what the doctors believed to be possible I am pregnant!!!!! No squinter here.....full blown two lines one day before missed period!!!!!! Now I do not know if this is going to turn out in our favor but I am hopeful that I even got pregnant. My doctor made room for me on Thursday and the terrible week of blood tests and BETA double times will begin but with faith and hope maybe, just maybe I will have conceived our rainbow baby the month we would have delivered our first baby we lost on Valentine's Day just nine months ago<3

BFP CD46 with PCOS!

I literally had given up. My main symptoms were bad gas, nausea, hunger to the point where I need to eat as soon as I feel hungry or else my stomach feels achy and hollow, and my boobs were bigger. I also had cramping, but no period ever came of it. I decided to break down and test. I have no clue when I could have ovulated as with my PCOS my cycles are all over the place!

BFP after 9 months with longer irregular cycles

I'm 27 and DH is 31. We began TTC at the start of 2016. When I was 17 a pelvic ultrasound showed that my ovaries were enlarged and polycystic and I have many symptoms of PCOS. This is probably why my cycles are irregular. The very first cycle we tried I had EVERY pregnancy symptom in the book but got BFN on 2 occasions and then got a heavy AF with bad cramping. Since then, I tried to control my symptom spotting and not make too much of it. In August 2016 after a number of cycles and no BFP I made a few changes. I did a free online fertility accupressure class and used what I learned for a few weeks. I also tried my best to avoid high GI foods. Large quantities of sugar and flour had been normal for me up till then. I got a positive OPK on CD 23 and BD on that day and the next day. I was actually sick with the flu at the time. I noticed a bit of heartburn (not normal for me), a few odd mild cramps and bowel issues. Nothing really obvious. Almost no CM, but I usually have very little. Then I tested with FMU on a easy@Home IC on CD 33 (about 9 DPO) and there was my BFP! But it was really light. Took 2 more easy@Home tests over the next few days. The second test was darker than the first. The third was about the same as the second although a few days had passed and I agonized over why it wasn't darker, but I need not have worried. I am now almost 9 weeks and I've had an ultrasound and heard the heartbeat SubhanAllah. NB. I have been using PreSeed since February.

BFP at 15 DPO, 6 months TTC, 1 loss.

After a bunch of BFN, I shared my BBT chart with the Kindara community and realized I have been marking O wrong!! I believe now that it happened on or near CD 18 and have adjusted the DPO days accordingly (you'll see that I was testing too early). 5-7 DPO low abdominal cramps like mild AF. No blood. 6-7 DPO gastro upset. No fever so not sure if sick. Constipated but that's not exactly new for me, I don't usually hurt from it though. 6-7 DPO cervix seems low/open but I never really pay much attention to this. 7-8 DPO CM creamy but not a lot. 5-7 DPO random short dizzy spells when I move my head quickly (like when changing lanes in the car). This happened in previous pregnancy. 8 DPO Sooo exhausted today but got in bed a little late. 4-5 DPO I didn't feel like doing much either and had plenty of sleep. 7-8 DPO breasts mildly tender Stopped paying attention for a while because of several BFN... then realized my DPO days were 4 days off. BBT has stayed in the 98s. 13-14 DPO Temporal headache off and on throughout the day. AF-like cramps. Tender breasts, very sensitive nipples. Creamy CM. 15 DPO TWO BFP THAT MORNING! Both faint. (Negative at night, was just curious.) No cramps, tender breasts. 16 DPO Blood draw this morning, waiting on results. Boobs hurt. Cautiously optimistic!! 5 week loss two months ago so I'm really scared...
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BFP 10 DPO Baby Number 2! Short luteal phase

Hi all! I am beyond excited to share my BFP story with you ladies! I've been following this board for months and I feel so blessed to be able to share my details after TTC for just 2 months. My husband and I have an 18 month old baby girl. We decided a couple of months ago to start trying for baby number 2! It took about 8 months to conceive on my daughter, so this was a huge shock. But, in hindsight, I wasn't charting very well and we didn't use OPKs until the month we did conceive on her. Here is my story: CD 13 DTD because I knew my fertile window began. CD 14 DTD. CD 17 I randomly decided to take a CB opk (as I thought I had already ovulated) and sure enough I got a static smiley face, which meant PEAK time to conceive! We DTD. It was pretty sensual and I also orgasmed, haha. I think this may help!! CD 18 this is when I likely ovulated; ewcm, L pelvic pain. 1 DPO glue like cm, vaginal itchiness (came to find out in a few days that I have BV), joint pain, hungry, cold/flu symptoms, L pelvic pain, BM. 2 DPO glue like cm, gassy, light nausea at one point, tired all day. 3 DPO vaginal itchiness, VERY gassy (like clear the room gassy, haha), tired. 4 DPO glue like cm, nausea, gas, bloating, started Monistat 3 because I thought I had a yeast infection (turned out to be BV), decided to take a HPT and it was negative. 5 DPO gas and insomnia. 6 DPO gas continued, bloating, very hungry! Decided to take another HPT (I bought 25 cheapies online), it was negative again. 7 DPO no cm noticed, gassy, bloated, increased sex drive, vivid dreams, thought I cleared up my yeast infection, and I added a note "feeling out of the game this month" (!!) 8 DPO glue like cm, no BM, tired. I decided to follow up with my gyno about my vaginal irritation and she tested me for yeast/BV. 9 DPO no cm noticed, some cramping (but AF was due in only one or two days), finally had a decent BM, some bloating, minor acne, felt "sharp zaps" in center of uterus around 2pm (but this is somewhat normal for me right before AF). 10 DPO gas, bloated, constipated. Doctor called and said I have BV!! She told me to take a HPT to ensure I am not pregnant so we can decide which course of medication/antibiotics would be best. Took a First Response early detection HPT (not a cheapie!!) and saw a very faint BFP line!!! Thinking I got my BFP! Called my Doctor back and she was so excited for us. I began taking Clindamycin cream that night since it is safe during early pregnancy. My mom was randomly visiting from out of town, so this was super exciting for me to share the news with her in person. 11-12 DPO I probably took 10 more HPTs, all of which had faint to slightly less faint BFP lines depending on the quality of the test. The cheapie tests from online are pretty much worthless until high levels of HCG is in your blood as the FR test showed a much darker, albeit faint line. I can't believe I will have 2 babies as of July 3rd, 2017! Side note: I have very regular periods every 28 days and my luteal phase is rather short at about 9 days. So don't be discouraged if you also have a SLP. Baby dust to all!!!!!! xoxo

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