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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 with Preseed

I just got a BFP at 11DPO on FRER at 6PM (I hadn't drunk anything or peed since noon.) This is my 4th cycle TTC#1 and both DH and I are 31. I really hope that this one sticks. On my second cycle, I had a chemical PG. But that time I didn't get a BFP until 15 DPO and it was super light. So I'm trying not to get too excited about this one yet.

Since I know everyone likes details, I'll provide them.

What I did differently this cycle:
1. Used Preseed beginning at CD11 until O was confirmed.
2. Didn't chart that much (just to confirm O and a few other random days.)
3. BD approx. 36 hours apart the 3 days leading up to O (Thurs PM, Sat AM, Sun PM with O on Sunday.)

Other things that I did or didn't do:
1. No green tea or robitussin (I did that on some of my previous cycles.)
2. Pillow under butt for between 10-20 minutes after BD.
3. Took PNV every day.

1. slight cramping and slight nausea, but not anything different from previous cycles. I actually had horrible cramping last month, and BFN.
2. horrible acne on my chin (hasn't happened this badly before)

BFP the first cycle we used Preseed

Hi all- I just got my BFP yesterday after trying for 14 months since a miscarriage in Apr. 2004. What was different this cycle is I used Preseed for the first time. And it worked. My husband and I were also on a short vacation in Rhode Island during my ovulation. I definetly commend Preseed and time away to my BFP. As far as symptoms so far, not really much. I did have bad gas and bloating last night, a cold sore (which I never get), and a little swollen nipples. I did have spotting on Thurs. and Fri (brownish TMI) which I thought was AF but then it went away. Hoping that was implantation. Good luck to all!

BFP after trying Preseed for the first time!

I hope this can help someone else who trails the sites on there two week wait like I did everyone month before I got my BFP.

It is funny I only joined this site a few days ago,although I did always look on it before FOR FIVE MONTHS, I REALLY HOPE THIS HELPS SOMEONE!

This is what I did different this month....

1. This was the first month I didn't use a ovulation kit, I just worked it out from the other months I used them, and crossed my fingers.

2. This was the first month we used PRESEED!!! (so it must have worked)

3. We had sex when we wanted it, as well as on ovulation dates and had fun and enjoyed the sex rather than thinking of making a baby. I had more orgasams this month because of this (sorry about the info but I do think it must have helped)

4. I had lots of egg white CM this month the last few months before I had nothing! (could be the preseed perhaps?) or may be I never really ovulated properly before?

5. I ate more fruit and veg this month, five bits every morning, and didn't drink diet coke which I did before a lot.

My symptoms.......

Soon after I must have ovulated I had a bad headache and very sore boobs (but I GET THIS WITH AF AND IT WAS MORE OR LESS THE SAME, IN THE SIDES OF BOOBS)

I had pains constantly until I got my BFP, like pricking pains and a burning sensation, in lower groin, the burning was a key as I don't get that with AF pains, and its rare for me to get pains like this that early on, I had restless sleep, I did feel tired. (but that's not hard for me!!!)

I had this feeling it might be the month.

Around roughly 10po I felt sick,and did a cheapie internet test, there was a very faint line on it, I then did a clear blue one and another faint line (it was so faint I had to hold it up to the window LIGHT!) I thought may be a evap line?

I left it a day, my pains still carried on a few sharp lots of burning, like something hot had been implanted inside me on each side of groin, I did also have pains like my AF was coming as well, so it was quite confusing.

Around 11dpo- postive PREGNANT on digital clear blue, still burning pains,the feeling of being very content.

Around 12dpo- positive on clear blue + test (a little faint though.)

Around 13dpo- still pains didn't do a test today but knew I was, all night I felt sick and couldn't sleep.

14dpo - AF due today- got clear+ on clear blue test, and another PREGNANT on clear blue digital.

I have no pains in boobs what so ever, all stopped and the burning pains have gone but still some sharp pains in lower pelvis.

I hope it sticks!!!!!!!!!!!! Baby dust to all and good luck!
And if you can use PREESEED!!!!!!!! DO!!! I only used it once and got BFP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I AM SO HAPPY!

I really hope this helps someone !!!!

BFP with Preseed

I just wanted to share my bfp with pre-seed story with you, since I found this website very helpful when I was ttc. Me and dh had been trying for 4 months, 2 of which were with pre-seed. We usually bd’ed every other day throughout the whole cycle, but the last month when we got our bfp we bd’ed about every two days and every other only around ovulation. Each time we used pre-seed. I love pre-seed. It’s not that expensive, not nearly as expensive as fertility vitamins and opks, so why not spend the $15.00 since the chances of you getting your bfp increase dramatically. In addition to pre-seed, I took 2 ovulexes a day and the last month started taking one vitex (chasteberry tree) a day.  Also I took 1 - 2 Mucinex a day from menstration to ovulation. I also drank 1 – 3 cups of greentea (decaff) and only drank decaff soda (me and dh). Lastly, I said lots of prayers for my little one to be. I hope this helps all you women out there ttc.

Baby dust to you all!!!!

BFP with Preseed and Low Sperm Count

DH and I were married in 1998. We tried unsuccessfully for a few years before deciding to go to the doctor. We found out that DH has a sperm count of less than 2mil. and low morph and low motility (sorry I can't think of exact #'s). We were told that there was a chance we could get pregnant naturally but it would take awhile and our best chance was IVF with ICSI. We thought about it for awhile and finally decided we would do IUI's with DS. While waiting for the first consult with a new doctor for the IUI's, I decided
that we should try until the doctor called.

I signed up for an account with Fertility Friend, ordered Preseed, and started using OPK's again. Well, lo and behold the third month of trying this and I got a BFP! I'm still in shock. I really do think it was the combination of the 3 things I tried that helped me get pregnant. So good luck girls. It is possible to get a BFP when DH's s/a results aren't very good. Baby dust to you all.

BFP with Clomid and Donor Sperm

My DH and I have been TTC for a year. 2 months ago we found out my DH has a very LSC so we started using donor sperm. I have also been on Clomid 50mg days 5-9 for 2 cycles.

2DPO / CD 17 I am very nauseous!! I have an iron stomach and I feel like I might actually throw up.

7DPO / CD 21 I started cramping a little bit. Started this AM Temp is still up, other than that not many sx.

8DPO I am feeling low O pains, mostly on lower right side.

9DPO Definitely AF cramps. I feel moody and sad. AF is definitely looming

11dpo Spotted a very little bit of br blood at around 10a. I had cramps all day. I also had the usual day before my period blahs in the afternoon.

12dpo I am still cramping. I am going to start my period tomorrow I know it.

13dpo Earlier in the day I was crying for no reason. I was exhausted by 11a. Very faint +HPT at 3p!!!

14dpo darker, but still faint, +hpt with fmu!!!!!!! DH even saw this one. Test was 10mui. I do still have AF like cramps.

15dpo I have taken 11 test total and the lines are getting darker!! Called my OB/GYN and scheduled my 8 week u/s!

Things I did differently:

We used preseed. I love this stuff and I highly recommend trying it.

I tried to not obsess about every symptom... and I relaxed more.

I just have to say that this was the one cycle where I would have SWORN I was not pregnant! My cramps, moods, everything told me I was going to start my period. So don't give up hope ladies!!!

BFP with Clomid/HCG Trigger/IUI

I finally am willing to make the big announcement - I'm pregnant! Yesterday would have been my 23 month anniversary of ttc. I got my beta numbers from yesterday back at 275! Can you tell I'm excited?

There are a couple of things everyone always wants to know when someone announces a pregnancy: What did you differently and What were/are your symptoms?

What we did differently

-We did a Clomid/Repronex cycle
-hCG shot
-IUI (#2 - our first IUI was w/ just Clomid)
-added yams to my diet
-added avocado to DH's diet
-completely stopped eating sugar
-drank decaf green tea instead of the full-caff white tea for CM
-used pre-seed (we've done this for several months)
-did NOT use Instead cups (we'd done that for about nine months)
-HSG was done on April 13, so still w/in the 3 mos of increased fertility post HSG
-BDed a LOT. Even when we were sure we were past O date, we continued to BD
-used fertility monitor instead of OPKs


Honestly, I've had so many terrible s/e from Clomid, I can't tell you which symptoms I had/have were Clomid or Repronex related and which weren't, but here's a list:

-very thirsty
-frequent urination
-very bad AF type cramps
-lower back pain
-oily skin
-pimples on my shoulders and bumps on my upper arms (never had this happen before)
-smell of coffee, which I love, makes me sick
-smell of chocolate, which I love, makes me sick
-craving salty foods (I hate salty foods normally)