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BFP with Preseed

Pre-Seed, the sperm-friendly lubricant (and only lube that should be used while trying-to-conceive) is a staple of the TTC community. We love it, and we'd hazard a guess that all these ladies on this page with BFPs speak highly of it as well!

If you don't have Pre-Seed yet, we recommend you pick some up at It ships for free anywhere in the U.S. or Canada, and comes with free pregnancy tests. Can't beat that. And when you get your Pre-Seed assisted BFP and you're ready to give credit where credit is due, by all means, send us your symptoms here!

BFP- Thanks Preseed!

We got our BFP after 4 months of no success two days ago and couldn't be happier.  Hubby couldn't stop crying.  To be honest, I had FAR less "symptoms" this month than the other months that I wasn't pregnant.  Side note, can we take a moment to vent about how pregnancy symptoms and menstrual symptoms are EXACTLY THE SAME?!  I vow to speak to God about a design change in this area when I get to heaven.  Anyways, I got a bfp 10 dpo and the funny part was I was balling in bed the night before because I was sure the cramps I had were the same as what I always felt before my period started (see? design flaw!).  Truthfully, I didn't have any abnormal symptoms at all, but what I did want to share was that we did a few things differently this month and I hope they can help someone else.

1.  Stopped symptom checking.
2.  Stopped drinking caffeine.
3.  Drank a lot more water.
4.  Got a couples massage the weekend I O'd.
5.  Used Preseed for the first time (I'm a believer!!)
6.  Prayed A LOT!  God is good and hears our prayers!

Hopefully this helps someone else.  Praying for a healthy pregnancy and that this little one is a sticky one!  Baby dust to all!

BFP after 3 months ttc.. Clearblue Fertility monitor, Preseed& Evening Primrose Oil

I got my  BFP last Saturday after trying for 3 months. I have been stalking this site for the last few months when i have been on my tww and it gaveme hope so i wanted to share my story with you all. it can happen. I am 32 and my husband 40.

We have been using the Clearblue Fertility monitor for the last 3 months. This month for the first time we used Preseed and i also took Evening Primrose oil for the first half of my cycle. ( you have to stop once you ovuilate otherwise it can cause contractions in your uterus)

I ovulated on the Friday and we bd'd on the previous Weds, Thurs and Saturday.

Here are my symptoms in the weeks following -

0 - 3DPO - Nothing
3DPO - 8 DPO - cramps like period pains. Very vivid dreams, both bizarre and scary. Slight back ache. Also full of cold. I would wake up every morning so bunged up and would have to blow my nose a few times. Plus sneezing all day. I put this down to my husband just having had a cold but i didnt feel ill, i was just sneezing and nose running a lot.

8DPO - Just for the hell of it i did a hpt - BFN.
9PO - did another one - faint line..! I thought my brain was playing tricks on me so i called my husband to have a look and he also could see somehting. I tested again a few hours later and again another faint line!
10DPO - woke at 4.30am and couldnt wait any longer so got up and did another with first urine of the day. Another BFP but line still quite faint.
Later on in the day i bought a Clear blue didgital and got a BFP 1-2 weeks!! Over the 2 weeks i had no noticeable change in CM whatsoever.
i am convinced that the difference this month was down to the preseed.

I am now 2 days past by AF due date and i still have the cramps. Sometimes in one particular place but other times just all round period like cramps. I am STARVING when i wake up in the morning which is very unusual for me and am hungry for most of the morning.
I still feel like i have got a cold ( i have since read it is somehting to do with your mucus membranes swelling due to the increase blood flow around your body).
I also have slight nausea but nothing serious yet!

It is still early days so hope it stick.

Good luck to you all...

*BFP* w/ Preseed & Clear Blue Monitor!!!

I am yet another gal that stalked this site in my 2ww's, so I wanted to share to help others out there TTC in the 2ww! I wanted to share our success because I truly believe combining Preseed with the Clear Blue Fertility Monitor made ALL THE DIFFERENCE! I'd read many reviews for both products of people conceiving after the first try, and it worked for us.

I've always had a very regular 28 day cycle for years as well as ovulation pain, but had experienced some irregularities since beginning TTC, which began to worry me (when thinking of how to "catch" my ovulation window.) In the 3 months before our *BFP* we BD'd almost everyday, I took basal temp like it was my job, and I'd obsessed over every little symptom...

After reading that I needed to relax, I kept myself busy with everything else around me and denied myself my "symptoms," did NOT temp (my doc told me I didn't need to) and just relaxed—and also added PRESEED & CBEFM, as I mentioned above... and *BFP!!!!*  Also, RESIST the urge to test before your missed period. I really think it psychologically messes with a gal.

I read this method on a site for the CBEFM of skipping a few days while "High Fertility," then BD'ing a couple more days after the "window is over, it worked...

Here's what we did:
-2 DPO— First day the CBEFM read "High Fertility" ... SKIPPED BD today.
-1 DPO— 2nd "High Fertility" on CBEFM; BD using Preseed (w/Applicator) OV DAY— "PEAK Fertility" on CBEFM; BD using Preseed (w/App)
2 DPO— 3rd "High Fertility" on CBEFM; BD using Preseed (w/App)
3 DPO— "Low Fertility" on CBEFM;BD using Preseed (w/App)
5 DPO— "Low Fertility" on CBEFM;BD using Preseed (w/App)
16 DPO— AF due today... No sign. Promised myself NOT TO TEST BEFORE MISSED AF, and there it was "Pregnant" on a CBE Digi Test!!!!!!!!!!!  BFP!!!!!

Another note of symptoms:  As I said, I didn't pay much attention, but I did keep track of REALLY noticeable changes in my body before I got my BFP. My bbs were VERY sore, and felt like RAZORS cutting my nips (TMI!) and I also picked fights with my hubby everyday for almost a week—we rarely fight. He even responded to me one night by saying, "You're pregnant." He said he knew before we even tested.  :-)

Hope this post helps! Highly recommend Clear Blue Easy Fert Monitor (worth EVERY PENNY) and Preseed... BABY DUST TO ALL YOU GALS OUT THERE!!!!

Bfp at 35

I'm 35, my husband is 47 and we finally got our BFP after 5 months trying. This month we used pre-seed for the first time, I took evening primrose oil until ovulation (also first time), elevated legs for 10 mins after BD and dtd every day for a week until I ovulated (based on EWCM). Didn't think I was in for a chance this month as I got so stressed out over TTC and read that the
stress hormone could stop my chances, but obviously it didn't! I also tried not to obsess over every single symptom but didn't succeed in that either!! So here are my symptoms:

1dpo sore nipples (not normal for me)
2dpo sore nipples, hungry
3dpo sore boobs all over, very hungry
4dpo emtoinal, crying over silly things, very hungry, sore boobs
5dpo sore boobs
6dpo sore boobs, sneezing
7dpo sore boobs, sneezing, mild cramps
8dpo sore boobs and stabbing pains, mild backache, bfn with FRER
9dpo nightmares, mild nausea, boobs and stabbing pain, bfn
11dpo bfp with CB digital, light spotting (which freaked me out, went to gp)

Today is 15dpo, have sore boobs, moderate nausea and thankfully the spotting has stopped.

Hoping and praying that this one sticks. Good luck to you all. The TWW is horrible but it will happen one day

bfp with preseed

Got my bfp after 7 months of trying but the first time trying preseed and it worked.
Cd 11 bd w/ preseed
Cd 12 bd w/ preseed
Cd 13 no baby dancing
Cd 14 cp high soft and extremely open bd w/preseed in the pm.
Cd 15 bd w/o preseed in the pm.
Cd 16 mid day bd w/preseed
Cd 17 bd. boobs start to get sore
Cd 18 - 25 boobs sore but not as bad as normal pms. Increasing oily face.
Cd 26 lots of cm. Cp high hard closed tightly. Oily face. Constipated.
Cd 27 cramping. Difficult bm so sorta contipated. Cp high closed tight.
Cd 28 bm fine. Cp high hard closed. Extremely oily. So oily its silly.
Cd 29 test big faint positive.

This was my first pregnancy and I've been all over this site for 7 months. I started to miscarry cd 34. I felt fine with small nonpainful cramps that would last 10 seconds at a time and just started gushing blood unexpectedly.
My hcg was 38 the day it started and dropped to 14 the next day.
I bled heavly for one week and its now been 2 weeks and 2 days and my doc gave me the all clear to try again immediately even before my period.

I understand it was nothing I did wrong and it doesn't mean anything was wrong with me and I want it so much more now that I ever have. Thank you all for your stories and grats on your bfp. I hope to get mine again soon.

Still in Shock!

Just got my BFP!! I am 13dpo and over the moon!!

I didn't have a lot of symptoms but these are what I did get:

1-9dpo - sore bbs (always happens after Oving)
9-13dpo - bbs were more achy on side and hurt to the touch, far worse than usual
8-13dpo - LOTS of CM
8-13dpo - constant headache. I cannot get rid of it!
10-13dpo - so tired and would wake up in the middle of the night wide awake!

I am just so excited and can't say how many times I read over symptoms on here!

4 months and this cycle we did pre-seed and SMEP!



I can't believe I got my BFP this early!  I use a fertility saliva scope to determine ferning patterns (usually only able to see before you Ovulate and in early pregnancy), pre-seed like regular lubricant, OPKS and a prenatal, folic acid suppliment and a calcium/magnesium/zinc with D3 suppliment.

we bedded on the 28th, 2x on the 30th, and 1x on the 1st of Oct. My OPKS confirmed with my fertility scope I was ovulating soon. My BBT spiked after the 1st, so I know when I ovulated.

Here are my Symptoms:
1-4DPO nothing

4-10DPO gurgling and fluttering off and on all day Feeling Cm come down (kinda bubbles down lol)

8-10DPO Same cm feeling, SUPER vivid Dreams, Stuffy Nose out of no where

I woke up super hungry and woke up having to pee in the night (not normal for me, I sleep like the dead do lol)

I am approx 3weeks 2days according to LMP, you can be pregnant and not have many symptoms at all! GL and sticky baby dust ladies!

Elated that I'm finally pregnant!

WOW I’m Pregnant!  My DH and I have 9 year old twins that were conceived when I was 22 years old (2002) and it was totally unplanned because we were not married at that time.  We decided to put off having more children until we both had our careers going well.  I didn’t take BC so the DH and I were always careful around my fertile time (condoms).   In Aug. of 2009 we started talking about the idea of getting pregnant again and said that we would just let it happen.  However at the beginning of this year the DH and I started having some concerns since we hadn’t conceived yet.  Therefore, I started tracking my cycles a little more carefully and discovered that my cycles were about 29 days long.  Then I started using OPK’s and checking my cervical mucus.  I did that for about  5 or 6 months but nothing happened.  At the beginning of September, I went to my GYN for my yearly visit and she suggested that we see a fertility specialist.  The DH and I agreed we’d try until the end of this year and if it didn’t happen we would go to a fertility specialist in Jan. 2012.  I started investigating other things that might aide in the process and discovered Preseed and purchased some after reading so many positive reviews.  We used prayer, Preseed, and OPKs and I got a BFP!
BD on days 10, 13, 14 & 15 of my cycle used Preseed during each love making session!  I got a positive OPK on day 14.
1- DPO- Nothing
7 DPO- Woke up to sharp pains in lower right abdomen and cramping in the upper abdomen when speed walking with the DH I had to slow my pace (strange)
8-11 DPO- Nothing really but really bloated (BFN’s on days 9-11 POAS addict)
12 DPO – BFN but extremely thirsty and insomnia and not bloated anymore (odd)
13 DPO-Decided not to test again since I felt AF type cramps all day and I was extremely thirsty again
14 DPO –AF cramps I wore a pad part of the day but she didn’t arrive
15 DPO- Nipples really hard and sore breast and no AF
16 DPO- Same as day 15 decided to test again since AF hadn’t showed BFP!!!
17 DPO- Nothing really but breast slightly sore
18-20 DPO- Diarrhea and vomiting (I think I had a stomach virus that was spreading around)
20-21 DPO- I actually feel really good just a little pulling and stretching in lower abdomen


Hi everyone! I have been obsessed like all of you over my symptoms and wanted to post mine! I just got my BFP this morning at 9DPO.  I am in SHOCK that I would get a BFP so early! With my first baby it took until 16DPO.  So it is SUPER early still and I'm just praying that this little one sticks it out for 9 months.  Last month was my first month TTC #2 and it was very unexpected that it would only take 2 months.  Last month I charted and saw my LP was only 9 days so I was very nervous that I wouldn't conceive.  So this month I took 100mg of vitamin B6 with a B-Complex and also used Pre-seed!  I really think those 2 things combined helped me immensely!!
1-5DPO - nothing
5DPO - I began to feel some twinges and sharp pains in the lower left part of my abdomen in the evening
6DPO - More twinges, cramping, bloated and a dull back ache
7DPO - Twinges, cramping like AF on and off, bloating, slight headache, I felt like I was coming down with a fever and a little nauseous for a few hours in the early evening and after I ate, it passed. EXHAUSTION!
8DPO - BFN in the morning.  Less symptoms then the other days, except my breasts began to be sore.  Some cramping. In the middle of the night I felt a pain start in my lower abdomen and shoot up the whole left side of my body that woke me up in a panic! It was scary but I started to think maybe I was pregnant!
9DPO - Cramping, exhaustion and a bad headache! Woke up and my temp had dropped a little so I definitely felt out!  I took an HPT and left the room, came back and it was a faint line! I was in shock so I took 2 more tests (Internet Cheapies) and they were both faint positives! I drove to Target and got a box of FRER's and there it was, another positive! In SHOCK but feeling so blessed!!

BFP with Preseed

I just got a bfp after 4 months ttc.  I'm 36 and this is #3.  I didn't really keep exact dpo symptoms but a few things that really stood out:

- after I o'd, I had cramping on the left side only.  Usually during 2ww I get cramps on both sides.
- I had a sore throat around 7-10 dpo I think.
- I had totally normal PMS symptoms.  In fact I was 110% sure AF was coming.
- around 11dpo I got HORRIBLE cramps on both sides.  I was in serious pain.
- on 12dpo I tested in the am cause I just wanted to get the bfn and get on with it.  Well it was neg at first but after about 5 min I went to throw it  away and I saw a very faint line (I used FRER).  I was like wtf  is that?  I have two kids 4 and 7 but it's been awhile since I did the poas thing.. I kept analyzing this line and decided that a line is a line, it's just early.  I tested again this morn and got a pos right away, a little darker. I'm due for af tommorrow, so the lines are still a little light.
Things I did different this month:  Used Pre-seed for the first time and Mucinex instead of Robi.  I'm convinced PreSeed did it!!!  Best of luck to everyone else TTC