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Finally!! 2 Week Wait Over!!

Hi there, so as of 2 days ago and 2 blood test later I am finally pregnant after 9 months of TTC.

I was on a regular 26-28 day cycle. For the past few months it has been spot on 28 days. This month I ovulated between Jan 14-17. I did not use OPT, I just typed in on the computer and took that average and went with it. After ovulation I had no symptoms. Then on Jan 24, 7 days before my next expected period I began to spot a very light brown discharge. I was heart broken as it was just another failed attempt. So put on a panty liner and tried to not think about it. Later that day I noticed the brown discharge was only when I wipe, never even made it to the liner. This continued for 7 days. Getting lighter and lighter. I noticed when it seemed be heavier when I was on my feet for a long period of time (I am kindergarten teacher). But it never turned red it was brown the whole time. I had no other symptoms, no cramping, my nipples were sensitive but as the week moved on it stopped. The only thing I remember is I felt how I do when my period ends. I had no bloating and my little bit of acne break out (which happens every month) cleared up. Other then that I felt normal.

Jan 30th came and went and no signs of AF. I took a HPT (cheap one) and the second line was faint. I was not convinced yet. So decided I would just go have a routine blood test done on Feb. 1. Doctor called back and informed me that my pregnancy test came back positive. The next day I went to my Doc and since it is a bit early for an ultrascan she just took a blood test. Called her back later and another positive blood test. My HPT never showed a clear positive.

My only symptoms now...since Jan 30th, the day AF was due has been very very dizzy, my boobs are starting to hurt, my lower back is very sore and extremely exhausted.

Fingers crossed now for the next few weeks before I get to do my first prenatal exam. Doctor won't do an exam until 7-8 weeks along. I wish everyone TTC baby dust. Only thing I can offer is don't watch for every little symptom. I did not have any until after AF was suppose to come. And implantation bleeding can happen for more then 2 days.

Best of luck!!!

BFP With Spotting

Hi there, I just wanted to share my story as my cycle is very different. I was unable to find many stories like mine but whenever did I was filled with hope. Ever since I stopped taking the Nuva Ring in May, I have had spotting from about 3DPO that lasted five to seven days. Each time I saw it, it broke my heart because in my mind that meant, no BFP this month.

We this month we used an ovulation predictor kit and found that I ovulated between CD 17 and 18. We BD both of those nights and every second night for the week before. Sure enough at about 3DPO the spotting started; it was brown and light (not enough for a pad or liner) just every time I wiped. This went on until 9DPO. I thought for sure I was out this month.

I didn't feel too many symptoms, but to keep myself from insanity I tested myself on CD 30 (of a 31 day cycle) and sure enough, a BFP! I used a digital test and a different brand cheapie and both were positive. My husband and I are so excited! The following are my symptoms, I hope that they can help others in similar circumstances.

1-3DPO- Nothing
3-9DPO- slight brown spotting (not enough for a liner) CP has been high, not very hard this whole time
11-12DPO- so tired, pulling feelings here and there in uterus, deep breast pain on and off. Cervix still high and even a bit softer than I remember before AF
13DPO-BFP!!!!!

BFP at 9 DPO!

5 DPO - Spotting (brown) started which was earlier than any other cycle
6 DPO- Spotting (tan)
7 DPO - Spotting increased and looked reddish brown, felt gassy
8 DPO- Spotting decreased dramatically and looked beigey, not brown
9 DPO- BFP using a FRER, also called doc to tell her about the spotting and went in for blood work.  Need to wait a couple of days.  BTW, spotting has decreased.  A drop of beigey, creamy CM.
10 - DPO, test again with FRER and darker second line.  Spotting is not really spotting anymore.  It's just beigey CM.
11 DPO- tested with a $1 brand test and got a faint second line.  No spotting just yet.
Other than that, no sore boobs, hunger, cramps, etc.  I feel the same.

Two Week Wait Symptoms..more like 5 day way.

Hi ladies! This site was very helpful in determining if I was crazy or not. I will admit, I became a little obsessed with it, but overall I would highly recommend.

Here is my BFP story:

2Days Before Ovulation: slight pains here and there, Intercourse in PM
1Dasy Before Ovu: sharper ovary pains through day wetter cm at night, Intercourse that evening
Ovulation day, Temp rising, sharp intense ovary pains in the morning, too asprin and they went away
1DPO: Temp way up
2 DPO: Creamy CM
3DPO: slight twinges in uterus/ovary area
4-6DPO:slight cramps like AF
7DPO: cramps, bloated, diarrhea (Gross). I assume AF is coming
8DPO: Suddenly constipated, sore throat, EXTREMELY Thirsty, tired at 5pm
9DPO: Dizzy, queasy, cramps, watery brown spotting, VERY Thirsty. Very, very very slight positive preg test. Not sure what to believe
10DPO: Another very very slight POS, Dull ache, Thirsty, Metallic taste in mouth, more brown spotting
11 DPO: Queasy, darker BFP. Still can't believe it. Tired!
12DPO: Positive Blood Test confirms pregnancy, still brown spotting (implantation bleeding)
13DPO: spotting goes away, nips stay really sore. Wow, okay so this is pregnancy?
Now I'm 7 weeks and so queasy, my boobs hurt and I can barely eat. I know it'll pass, but it's rough going. Baby dust to all!

BFP with mild PCOS and spotting

I hope my tips and tricks can help all you ladies get BFP's! I was on Diane 35 for 6 years because of mild PCOS and was worried that I might have been on it too long and it would deter my chances of getting pregnant quickly. We got pregnant on my 3rd month off the pill so any of you who have mild PCOS or have been on the pill a while can perhaps breathe a sigh of relief :) I also always get dark brown spotting for 4-5 days before AF is due, and his month a big red flag was that I didn't have ANY spotting at all!

My tips are (from changes I made this cycle):
- BD every day when ovulating
- Lie down on my back for 20 mins after BD, sometimes with legs curled up to help gravity ;) DH would put on a TV show for me to watch so kill time! I think this tip really helped!
- Avoid *hot* foods like nuts, eggs and too much chocolate (back home we believe the heat in some foods doesn't help the egg stay fertilized)
- Take Folic Acid everyday
- When testing early before AF, the digital HPT's give more accurate results, save yourself the stress of the cheaper tests that aren't as accurate!

My 2WW symptoms were: (please note I have a 26 day cycle, and I didn't chart my temps. luckily I knew I O'd on CD14 because I was at the gynae that morning for an ultrasound and she told me I'd O that night so to make sure we BD ;) I kept track of my symptoms through countdowntopregnancy.com)

2-3 dpo: slight nausea, thought it was just in my head
4 dpo: BBs felt weird and tingly, tired easily, and weird pain *down there*, nausea
5 dpo: mild/dull cramps, pressure, breasts still tingly, sleeplessness, increased CM, nausea, also possible IB had pinkish blood when i wiped like 4 drops, mixed with white CM, vivid dreams
6 dpo: mild/dull cramps, pressure, twinges in my abdomen, nausea, overall felt strange feelings in my abdomen/ovaries, like pulls and pinches, vivid dreams
7 dpo: mild/dull cramps, pressure, same abdomen pulling and pinching, severe nausea at work, feel very blah, a co-worker thinks I'm pregnant, no usual brown spotting I get at this time before AF
8 dpo: take a HPT of Clearblue easy +/-, got BFN, very sad, feel very sure i'm preggers! same symptoms of abdomen pressure and nausea, my CM dries to a slight yellow color
9 dpo: mild/dull cramps, pressure, same abdomen pulling and pinching, severe nausea, feel like there are rocks in my stomach don't feel like eating anything all day, abdomen feels full and bloated, weird pains in cervix as well, like twinges
10 dpo: take a HPT of Clearblue easy +/-, got BFN but don;t believe it, by now I am sure I am preggers, don;t feel hungry, still feel like I have rocks in my stomach, badddd nausea
11 dpo: (one day before AF is due): take a HPT of Clearblue Easy Digital, got BFP! Cannot believe it and scream and scare DH! Still nauseous all day but don't mind because I know it's worth it :)
12 dpo: Day AF is due: No AF, take another HPT to confirm :)

Baby dust to all you lovely ladies! xxx

BFP with clomid, trigger shot and spotting

Hi there, this is my story

This is my 4th round of clomid with a trigger shot.  For the past 3 tries I had used the standard pregnal trigger shot but with this cycle i decided to pay a bit more money and go with the Ovidril shot - not sure if this helped?

So here were my symptoms:
1 dpo - 8 dpo Nothing!
7 dpo Had a progesterone level test and it came back at 61!
9 dpo Spotting in the morning, it was pink and only when i wiped. nothing there in the afternoon
10dpo - 11 dpo gassey, needing to go toilet often
12 dpo slight cramps.  I caved and did a pregnancy test in the evening and came back with a faint line!!
13dpo went for a blood test and HCG came back at 66.  Will go back for another blood test tomorrow!
yay!

Finally A BFP with hypothyroidism and a miscarriage

Hey Everyone.....
I m 24. and I got married last year in December...we were ttc right away ...wheni didnt concieve i consulted a obstetrician and she suggested some tests of thyroid..and my levels were elevated so was the prolactin hormone..i started thyroxin ...i also consulted another doctor for a second opinion...and he said that i dont have any thyroid problem..in this onth i concieved right away..and got a miscarriage at 8 weeks as i stopped thyroxin...
then i started thyroxin last month and this is my special month... I got MY BFP yesterdayyyyy....i m so happyy....
oh yess..and this month we went on our delyed honeymooon :)
we BD;d everyother day...my lmp was 25th september..i have a 24 day cycle and very regular

here are my symptoms....
.1dpo sore nipples (not normal for me)
2dpo sore nipples, hungry
3dpo sore boobs all over, very hungry, cramping
4dpo more  cramping very hungry, sore boobs, peeing frequently(5 am)unlike me
5dpo sore boobs, gums bleeding, dizzy spells, extremely thirsty, peeing frequently
6dpo sore boobs, sneezing, sore back ache, dreams about having a baby
7dpo sore boobs, sneezing, increased cramps, vivid dreams, peeing frequently
8dpo sore boobs and stabbing pains, mild backache, bfn with strip test, sexy dreams :P
9dpo nightmares, mild nausea, boobs and stabbing pain, sore back..gums bleeding, constipation..tested again BFN
13dpo Did a strip test today because i waz out of tests..
AND 2 dark lines right awayyyy....:D BFP!!!!!!!!!!!
MY DH was already sure that  i was pregnant and wasnt shocked at all...

I also got a brown discharge on the day of my period ..it was implantaion bleeding...

Today is 15dpo, have sore boobs, moderate nausea and extremely fatigued...

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

My BFP!

First I have to say that this website and all of the stories have helped me get through the last 6 mos of TTC tremendously!  It is so comforting to hear others stories and gain inspration from them!  Here is my story...

TTC 6 mos...just got a BFP this morning!

Avg 31-33 day cycle.  This month my hubby and I BDed on CD 10, 13, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24.  Positive OPKs on CD 20, 21, 22, 23 & 24 (I know...what the heck?!)

I figured O day was apx CD22 or so.

My symptoms were almost nill...like many other women on this site I had more symptoms the previous 5 months!

CD 17-23--very wet/leaky CM
CD 20--mild cramping at night
CD 22--tenderness/discomfort right ovary side (this was fleeting)
4DPO-creamy CM
5 DPO--light pinkish brown CM--typical
6DPO--light brown spotting--typical
7 DPO--light brown spotting-typical (had a dream my estranged sister was pregnant--the stick had like5 smiley faces on it...so weird!)
8 DPO--light brown spotting--typical, loose stools
9 DPO--light brown spotting AM ( completely gone and never came back the rest of the day), loose stools
9-->10 DPO--distrubed sleep (couldn't stay asleep...very restless)

10 (possibly 11) DPO--mild cramping in morning.  HPT--BFP!  2nd line was lighter than control line, but unmistakebly there!!!

What made me test so early was that the spotting I usually have for 4-6 days leading up to AF had completely stopped.  So, for you ladies who spot every month before AF don't be discouraged until the AF arrives full blown!  There is still a chance!!!

So excited!!!

Best of luck to all you ladies that you have your moment soon!

BFP after multiple BFNs and spotting!

This was our first cycle TTC for #2 (DS is 3) and I didn’t chart.  I did try OPKs but I tested daily from cd 10 to cd 16 with no positives so figured I’d had a short surge between testings and missed the positive.  I have extremely regular 28-day cycles but I know that doesn’t mean anything when it comes to where you ovulate in the month.  We BD’d every day from cd 08 to cd 16 and various other times throughout the month.

Up to cd 25: no symptoms, and BFNs on FRER cd 22, 23, 24, 25
Cd 26-27:  twinges in uterus, like AF was coming.  Remember that feeling from my first so I was encouraged. Tested with drugstore brand (blue dye) on cd
27: BFN.  At that point thought I was out, so I went online and ordered a bunch of OPKs and HPTs from ebay so I’d be ready for next cycle.
Cd 28:  AF due.  In the evening, began having very very light pink cm, so thought AF was starting, but it didn’t get heavier. Tried second drugstore stick: BFN but 10 mins later there appeared to be a sliiight line... those tests are renowned for false positives after too much time has elapsed so I didn’t trust it but no more tests in the house!  When I took my bra off before bed, I realized by bb’s were very very sore - another thing I remember feeling with my first...
Cd 29: Still no sign of AF, but continued very light pink cm (only barely noticeable on toilet paper every few hours).  Convinced that it was implantation bleeding and I was pregnant because SO unusual for AF to be late, but I was discouraged by all the BFNs.  Decided to buy a digi on my way home from work.  DH had to work late... tested after DS went to sleep: PREGNANT, 1-2 weeks!  Had to wait 2 more hours for DH to get home... it nearly killed me!
Cd 30: Used the other digi: another BFN!  Pink CM has stopped.  This is beginning to sink in... I’m so hoping this is a sticky bean and I never have to use those OPKs and HPTs I have coming in the mail!

Given all my BFNs and since my digi said 1-2 weeks pregnant at cd 29, I think I actually o’d AFTER I’d stopped testing.  Just goes to show, keep it up with the BD, ladies! Good luck to you all and I hope you get your BFP soon!!

Our first bfp!!

Hello all you beautiful ladies! It is about 10:30 p.m. and we just got our first BFP. I had to whack my dh on his arm and shove the freshly peed on stick in his face to show him, I'm sure he loved my subtly way. :) anyway onto the juicy details that I looked forward to reading on a daily basis during our tww, as I am sure you all do too!! I have an iPhone and downloaded the period tracker app which helped me chart my monthly period as well as my ovulation time. I found it most useful and would suggest downloading it if you have the iPhone. Based on the app we bd every other day for a total of five days, now I'm not saying we stopped there but that was when we were "trying" ;) tmi. Onto the symptoms

0dpo bb started to hurt which is normal from ovulation until period as well as very gassy which is also very normal for me on ovulation day. Oh the things you learn about yourself when TTC.
1 dpo nothing besides my ever sore NBA
2dpo same as day 1 however I got the hiccups three different times during the day. Not sure whether to chalk it up to anything or not.
3 dpo same as day 2 hiccups and all!! Super weird.
4 dpo same symptoms!!! Hiccups, really? Also crabby and short tempered at work.
5 dpo sore bb NO HICCUPS, yay!!! Notice my face getting greasy I usually have dry skin, and for an Italian that's rare :)
6dpo sore bb, pimples like I'm in middle school again (super fun and just loved the huge one on my cheek) no other symptoms and thinking great I don't "feel different" so we're out again this month.
7 dpo woke up in the morning and peed when I wiped a pink discharge was on the t.p. My heart started beating fast and I couldn't believe it!! I tossed the roll in the toilet and flushed. Stupid me I started to second guess what I saw. I've been staring into the toilet paper every time I've wiped the past 7 days, like it was going to tell me my fortune or the winning lottery numbers. It was early I should have thrown it in the garbage to check later, I could have hallucinated it for all I knew. Oh well I venture on with my day with no new symptoms.
8dpo nothing new still sore bb and that's it. Went to bed with an upset stomach :(
9 dpo holy hades I felt like crap. Could not get out of bed ALL day, thank god it's Saturday and didn't have to work. I had a temperature of 99 to 100 degrees all day, my entire body was sore, hot and cold flashes...the whole nine, besides runny nose and cough like other ladies symptoms :( I slept all day like I got paid to do it.
10 dpo no more sickness, yay!!! Bb not sore either :( which usually means AF. Cramps all morning like she was coming, I would go lightly hoping she wouldn't find her way out of me, like that would help. Nauseous throughout the day, thinking maybe I'm still a little sick.
11 dpo super tired when waking up and didn't feel like doing anything. Bb are sore again, weird and the cramps returned :( I think "not today AF" anyway my day progresses and so does my nausea!! Drink peppermint tea to ease my stomach, worked slightly. Take a test and fold some laundry while waiting. Hearts pounding and I don't know why, just to see that evil digital "not pregnant" sign again...yet it wasn't!! I started shaking and run into the bedroom to wake dh, the rest you know.
I hope for a sticky seed and much much luck to all you ttcer's keep up the hope and at least it's fun TTC!!

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