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12 DPO - faint BFP :)

So here is my tww analysis. This is my second cycle after stopping hbc. Was on the nuvaring for 15 months. First month off was a roller coaster. Very tired. Very clear ovulation symptoms. AF started with spotting that month and broke through a few days late. I am really really hopeful this month is when it happens. Cycles pre-hbc were always very regular and with very telling signs AF was on her way.

Counting from day after I spotted which was cd14.

1-2 Dpo: nothing of interest.
3dpo: unusually intense dreams. Mild cramps.
4-7 dpo: mild cramping. Very much like AF cramping but milder, pretty constant. Cm no different in colour, creamy but more globby (high tmi factor, sorry)
7 dpo: noticed a tiny bit of pink discharge after intercourse with dh. Out of the ordinary.
8dpo: at the end of the day tiny blob of brown cm. feel bloated.
9dpo: mild nausea during the day. Bit dizzy at times. Still a bit of cramping. All very mild though, wondering if it's not just me being paranoid and hyper aware of every little twinge. Getting nervous for af to come. The dull cramping continues.
10dpo: no cramping in the morning. Nothing noteworthy. No appetite in the morning (noteworthy because I am very much a breakfast person) Not much going at all really. Not sure if that is a good sign. Getting more convinced that AF is just going to come
11dpo Dreamt about getting AF. Breasts a bit sore, not sensitive to touch but just full feeling and tingles in nipples. Tired. PA at work asked if I was ok because I looked horrible lol. Feeling off. Very tired. Burpy in the morning. Really very tired beyond the normal. Dh sent me to bed for a pre dinner nap. No cramps or anything.
12dpo did a frer test after getting up. positive. Faint but undeniably there. Omg. Still feel some pressure. Mild nausea in the morning.

Well then! Hope it sticks and everything goes as it should. :) :) :)

Still paranoid that next test will be BFN. Testing again on Saturday when AF is due.

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Can't believe it! Finally BFP!!!

This cycle was so different. My others I've had have been chock full of "pregnancy symptoms ". This cycle was more subtle. BD started while we were on vacation so, I was more relaxed. I had a good feeling about this cycle. I know everyone says that, but I had a peace this time I can't explain. I didn't stress this cycle.

1-2 DPO: nothing
3 Dpo: emotional and abdominal pain/discomfort
3 DPO-8 DPO: I did pineapple core
4 DPO- 11 DPO: Bloated and clear the room gassy. Knew it was unusual because I woke up with it. And bloated no matter what I ate.
6- 8 DPO: Fatigue and by 8 DPO I was taking naps which I NEVER do!
6, 7, and 10 DPO: terrible headaches which coincide with my implantation bleeding at 6 and my first positive HPT at 10
9-10 DPO incredibly irritable. Wanted to punch DH every time he talked to me! Also nausea started. Vomited once.
9 DPO: negative HPT including digital EPT
10 DPO: Got first positive HPT with night urine. Night urine is more concentrated for me.
11 DPO: heavier cramping started and more reliable line on HPT but all still faint. Clearest line was on a Dollar Tree Test!
12 DPO: positive first digital test; clear blue easy.

BFP after Chemical Pregnancy, Spotting, and Whacky Temps!

Like many before me, I want to share my story to provide hope to those of you who may think you're out this cycle, because I definately thought I was! This is our 3rd cycle TTC #2, and we got our blazing BFP at 13 DPO. Here's my story...

Stopped birth control in February, and expected my cycle to regulate pretty quickly, which it did. We began "trying" in March. I got several faint positive FRER tests in the days leading up to AF, but the test line never darkened with each passing day, then AF showed up two days late. We were very disappointed, but this motivated us to try harder because we want a baby so badly!

Second cycle we BD every day for ten days around fertile week so I was convinced that would do the trick... also logged a ton of symptoms, but I was wrong. BFN. Started to wonder if I was even ovulating (maybe those faint positives HPTs were all simply false?) and decided to order OPKs, temp, and change my prenatal vitamin. Also felt so silly for convicing myself I was pregnant based on symptoms.

Third cycle:

CD7 through 11- BD

CD12- Positive OPK

CD13- Negative OPK, OVULATION DAY. BD am and pm.

1 DPO- Temp spike confirmed ovulation. Ate a ton of pineapple core and pineapple.

2 DPO- Nothing

3 DPO- BD, drank a couple alcoholic beverages with dinner

4 DPO- Emotional, irritable (unusual for me)

5 DPO- Drastic temp dip, noticed creamy CM on toilet paper, moderate cramps

6 DPO- Sharp cramp on right side, most painful while standing and walking

7 DPO- Nothing

This is when the magic starts happening...

8 DPO- Tons of creamy CM on toilet paper again, SO MOODY, everything DH does bothers me, tired

9 DPO- Big temp dip, BD, pink spotting after BD so think I'm out this cycle and also mad at DH for "causing AF", tons of cream CM in toilet paper, SO MOODY, EXHAUSTED

10 DPO- Temp spike, light pink spotting in the am, creamy CM in toilet paper, 2 small cocktails with dinner, SO TIRED AND MOODY

11 DPO- Light spotting, still so moody and tired

12 DPO- Blazing BFP!

13 DPO- BFP on digi!

The only true giveaways for me were the extreme fatigue and moodiness, both of which I experienced with my son. But regardless, I didn't expect to get a BFP this month due to the spotting and whacky temp dips post ovulation (I've heard of an implantation dip, but two?).

All the glory goes to God and I pray every moment for a healthy baby come February 2016! Good luck to everyone trying, and my advice would to be keep busy during the TWW and try to distract yourself if possible. I was on vacation from 8 DPO through 12 DPO and that helped keep me from obsessing too much.

BFP first cycle after Lap (stage1 endo/cyst); Hashimotos

Like so many people, I had been all over this board waiting and hoping for a very long time. I hope my post helps other women. Partner and I had been tested- everything appeared completely normal so we were "unexplained"

I had a really hard decision between the lap and really thinking about clomid and eventually IVF. Although no issues came up on ultrasounds, I decided on the lap because I could not handle the pain around my period anymore (plus clotting). I could remember a time when my periods were painless and realized that now I dreaded dealing with them and that just wasn't my normal and wasn't acceptable to me. I knew 100% that something was up- and it was probably endo. My RE is amazing and got me in a few days later to do the lap. (I also had been diagnosed with Hashimotos thyroid and had my numbers under control there so it ended up being irrelevant to TTC although I wasted a lot of time freaking out about it- I guess this made me improve my diet so it couldn't have been such a bad thing).

I went in for the surgery that cycle about CD10 and after it, didn't ovulate until way later (stress I guess) and had a long cycle. In the lap, they found some weird cyst and stage 1 endo, & they straightened it all up. My first period after the lap was better than it had been in years. Then the following cycle is the BFP cycle!!

Did nothing different that cycle. +OPK at around CD12. Nothing unusual.

AF cramping 8DPO and 9DPO with an extremely light amount of spotting 9D0= I thought I was out. When I tell you this, I mean it. I thought I was 1000% out. I was mentally exhausted and feeling at the end of my rope. I am skeptical about people who say they have strong symptoms in the 2WW- after you've been trying for a while, you realize there are those months where you have ALL the symptoms but a BFN. I quit looking for symptoms. It's only in retrospect that I can say the only things I noticed that we really weird was that my body could no longer handle coffee, even a small amount, and that I was peeing quite a lot. But I was in a place where I wouldn't let myself get my hopes up.

Sunday morning comes along and I was planning to have a few drinks. It was 13DPO and it was weird that my period hadn't come. But again wouldn't let myself get my hopes up. I had completely stopped POAS because quite honestly, it had become traumatic for me to see a BFN. I only tested because my period hadn't come and I was planning, quite frankly, to get drunk. Imagine my surprise when I looked down at that test....and for the first time ever saw another line (the line was dark and appeared immediately- I could have tested days earlier). Joyous doesn't begin to cover it!!! Also in some kind of shock.

But it ended up being a rough morning because about three hours later, I was spotting. I thought it was super weird since that line had come in so dark!! Anyway, spotting stopped a two days later and it was always extremely light. All my betas/progesterone blood draws have been great, very high- so far, so good.

Please don't lose hope- after you go through a lot to get to a BFP you end up believing it can't happen but it can and it will!!

BFP 14 dpo - so happy and surprised, as very few symptoms!

I wanted to share my story, as I've found everyone's so helpful whilst we've been ttc over the past 4 months!

1 - 6 dpo -no real symptoms except tiredness and more hungry than usual (but put down to a busy week at work!)
7 dpo - noticed bumps around areola were more noticeable
8 dpo - upset stomach in the evening, had to rush to the toilet. A tiny bit of spotting
9 dpo - upset stomach in the afternoon again and light spotting continued
10 dpo - light spotting and light cramps
11 - 14 dpo - light spotting continued, with some heavier bleeding inbetween (assumed af had just been light this month)
Had a spare test so at 14dpo (day af was due) I did my first test of the cycle. Nearly choked on my toothpaste when my clearblue came back ' pregnant 1-2 weeks'! Took a FRER in the eve and one the next day - both BFP's!

I continued to spot until 18 dpo when it tailed off. I was very hungry and noticed slightly more sensitive bbs than normal.

We were having a really busy month in April, and my opk sticks run out before I got a positive - so we just dtd three times around about the dates we thought might be right (we had really date watched the last couple of months). So were totally surprised and very happy when we found out! I'm 6 weeks now, and this will be our first baby - ttc since January. Goodluck everyone :-)

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UNEXPECTED BFP! Our little miracle

I'm not one to post in forums, but if i can offer any insight and help ANYONE, then I will do anything I can. My story may not be as interesting as most, or typical. But I figured that if anyone is in the same situation and needs a glimmer of hope, then perhaps I can offer some. My boyfriend and I were TTC lightly. I say lightly, because we just had the mindset that whatever happens, happens. We weren't trying, but we weren't NOT trying either. With that said, I didn't chart anything, never took my temperature, or even wrote down symptoms. So this is all off of my memory and what stuck out to me. I got a menstrual period April 4-7th that was fairly normal, except seemed shorter than usual. We just did our thing, DTD when we felt like it. If it landed on my fertile days, cool, if not, not a big deal. It just so happened that we DTD twice 2-3 days before my ovulation day, and then a couple days after my ovulation day. I have an ovulation/period tracker app, but that's basically the extent of my "charting." I then started to get my period again April 28th, which was a little sooner than expected (according to my app.) It lasted about 3 days and everything seemed normal. Wasn't super light. It was a bit short, like the previous one, but nothing out of the ordinary to me. Then I started spotting on the May 9th. It was pink and I only noticed it when I wiped. It carried on throughout the day and onto the next day. When i woke up on May 10th, I had bad lower stomach pain, almost in my bladder. It felt crampy and a dull aching pain. I took a bath and the cramps got better. I began to assume that perhaps I had a bladder infection, because it felt so low and in my bladder, and was more of a dull pain than cramps. I googled the symptoms (which my doctor shamed me for) and it two of the diagnoses on the list were bladder infection and pregnancy. It was a sunday, so I didn't really want to go to the ER if I didn't have to, so I wanted to have an idea of what could be wrong with me. I found 1 pregnancy test and decided to take it to rule out pregnancy. The test came up a strong positive in under a minute. I was so surprised! I had no idea I was pregnant! I had no signs that were pointing to pregnancy! I took 2 more later that day, and both were strong positives as well. I found out on Mothers day and am so blessed and excited. I went to the doctor today and they confirmed the pregnancy, and made an educated guess that I am around 5 weeks! I am completely shocked and amazed. My last pregnancy was just like your cliche pregnancy, "i missed a period," "i have morning sickness," kinda thing. Not this one, complete and total shock. I know I was very vague and that I didn't chart my signs and symptoms, but i am hoping i can help someone and show that there IS a possibility even with NO symptoms AND a "period." I got a BFP a week and a half after my normal "period." I'm still not exactly sure on how far along i am because of my crazy bleeding, but i am excited none the less! Don't rule out pregnancy until you see a negative test! Blood doesn't always mean you're out! BABY DUST TO EVERYONE!

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Bfp but still bleeding??

I got my last period on the 13th April I had sex 20th and 25th(day of ovulation) then I started to spot on Wednesday 29th been feeling sick have high temp and sore boobs I started spotting brown then dark red and now it's like a light period I'm not in any pain so I've been bleeding/spotting for over a week now and only today I got bfp on two tests been taking th everyday and bfn apart fr I got bfp today, I'm worried something is wrong does anyone else experience this???

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9 DPO BFN FRER & CBD, BFP 11 DPO

Well, I'm pretty nervous. My husband and I have been TTC since September. On our 3rd cycle we had an early mc, and then started TTC right away. I have around 35 day cycles. Which suck, because a while extra week until I O on 21, it was depressing sometimes. This month (cycle 7) I got a double ear infection and was put on antibiotics and Prednisone before ovulation. Well, I ended up not Oing until CD27! It was exhausting for my husband and I, it really became difficult, but it worked. This was my first month on Vitamin D3 (levels were very low) and we used Preseed, though since my fertile time was pushed back (and we were sure if our HD difficulties were due to Preseed being so slippery, though we only used a small amount) the only time we used it in my fertile window was I think O+1. We did BD every other day until O was confirmed with OPKs and BBT spike. I did have old brown blood when I wiped on the morning of 6 DPO, which I was sure was early AF (I even told my husband the night before that I felt her coming) it continued to be less as the next 3 days went on (a couple of times was very light pink) and then went away 9DPO. I tested with FMU at 9 DPO with a FRER and was negative (though I thought I might have seen a squinted but the lighting was bad, anyway, threw it out as BFN) took a CBD later that night BFN (I had bfps on both at 9 DPO with my mc) and then decided this morning at 11 DPO, that I should test before having margaritas tonight for Cinco de Mayo. Good idea. FRER BFP within a minute. Then 20 mins later a BFP on a CBD with like 5 drops of pee I could manage.

The IB threw me off, I didn't have it the first time, and I always spot before AF. Very nervous and hopeful this one will stick. Good luck to all of you trying!!

BFP 13dpo

DH (24) and I (22) have been trying for ten months now, with mc in December :( I also was diagnosed with pcos a few years back before we even started trying. Here are my symptoms:
1dpo: slight ov cramping on right side,EWCM
2-5 dpo: lots of white lotiony cm, headache
6 dpo: same as above, sore bbs, crying at kid movies
7 dpo: twinges on both sides, pulling feeling in lower abdomen, bbs still sore
8-10 dpo: painfully sore bbs, lots of white cm, I also noticed veins in my chest and shoulders?
11 dpo: slight cramping, lots of cm with one tiny spec of blood, followed by brown spotting, thought AF was coming early
12 dpo: tested and got a faint positive on 3 tests but only after 30 minutes, thought they were all Evaps!
13 dpo: tested with FMU and got a positive right away!
I made an appt to see my doctor tomorrow, hoping this one sticks! Based on my LMP I'm due January 1st.

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Bfp 11dpo four months after miscarriage

My husband and I are both 27. We have a son who turns two on April 25th :) it took 21 months to conceive him, just as we were about to schedule appointments at the fertility doctor, I got my bfp!

In July 2014 we decided to try for #2. So in the beginning of November 2014, we got a bfp!! Sadly, I miscarried at 6w3d in December. :(
We started trying again as soon as possible, and here we are four months later with another bfp! I'm 4w4d today and my edd is December 21st. I'm really cautious though in getting my hopes up. And I pray that this is a sticky baby!

This month I had my husband take a bunch of vitamins that I researched to help male fertility, and I took prenatal vitamins every day, with extra folic acid, vitamin D, and E everyday. I also took 2000mgs evening primrose oil CD1-Ovulation.

Here's how the month went-- oh and I was using wondfo opks and clearblue advanced digital opks.

BD- Cycle days
11
13
14
16

Ovulation
Cd 17 -- based on opks, ovulation pain and ewcm.

1-4 dpo: not much, boobs kinda tingly and throbbing.
5-6 dpo: boobs stopped throbbing, slightly tender on sides. Only cause I was poking them lol. Weird pressure in my upper thighs and lower back.
6-8 dpo: boobs still tender on sides, heartburn and period cramps. Tested at 8dpo and BFN.
9:dpo Same as before, but notice more cm than usual. tested BFN.
10 dpo: tested again and there is definitely a faint line there. Kinda freaking out!
11 dpo: definite line on wondfo and frer. BFP!! Spotted a little pink and red starting in the afternoon this day and gone by evening.
15dpo-Now: had some major migraines, increased cm, tender boobs and sore nipples. Very tired.

Still praying for the best!

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