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Miracles Come True (Beware: Implantation Bleeding Pics TMI)

Hello Ladies,

Where do I start. Its been a very long two year wait has finally come to an end. Here is m story!! I hope this gives those out there like me some hope!!

Me and my husband have been trying for two very long years. I was stuck in in denial hoping that each month would be my lucky month and that month came only after getting some much needed help. I saw my Infertility Specialist July 2015, where I was diagnosed with moderate to severe PCOS. I had an HSG where I was given a preliminary diagnosis of on blocked ovary on top of my PCOS :(. My hopes went down the drain but I never stopped believing in a miracle. After all tests were completed I was to schedule a follow up visit after three months from my first visit for my proper diagnosis and future treatment plan. I was however given Metformin and I was started at 1500, which helped me stay optimistic after researching success stories. So now I am one week away from my follow up visit, however with a wonderful surprise BFP. To make things extra special is that my last BFP which ended a chemical was from September 2014. I now how my official BFP from conception September 2015 which means I would be Due June 15, 2016. I already have a daughter born June 17, and one from June 28. This is going to make a great debate with choosing the birthday because I will end up having a c-section. Well I hope I did not overwhelm anyone.

My symptoms:
09/29/2015 -1 DPO: BD just so I would not miss this month (Just in case ;) 09/29/2015
09/30/2015 Ovulation Day- BD again just so I would not miss this month (Just in case ;)
10/01/2015 1 DPO: Prepare for our family trip to Vegas
10/02/2015 2 DPO: Left for Vegas. Super Busy, long drive and getting everyone organized.
10/03/2015 3 DPO: Relaxed, had some drinks, took some naps, ate lots of snacks.
10/04/2015 4 DPO: Relaxed some more and time to come back.
10/05/2015 5 DPO: Super Tired, stayed in bed.
10/06/2015 6 DPO: Woke up with a really bad lower back ache. Called in sick to work.
10/07/2015 7 DPO: Woke up again with a really bad lower back ache. Called in sick to work.
10/08/2015 8 DPO: Went back to work. No symptoms. Super busy and tired.
10/09/2015 9 DPO: Spotted, and thought it was strange (Possibly Implantation Bleeding - See Picture) so I took a Wondfo OPK and HPT, and a very faint line appeared on the HPT.
10/10/2015 10 DPO: Spotted very lightly, and made the DH buy me FRERs. Took after noon and light BFP!!! DH and thought I was a chemical so I had a drink :(
10/11/2015 11 DPO: No Spotting Bought some DIGI's and also Positive.
10/12/2015 12 DPO: More positive pregnancy tests. No symptoms what so ever.
10/13/2015 13 DPO: Itty bitty, hardly visible spotting so I emailed my Endo, who advised me it is normal and ordered HCG Count, and a follow up in two days HCG count. Went in at lunch, and got an email with my lab results and HCG was 279
10/14/2015 14 DPO: No more spotting. Still worried, and tired. Still no symptoms.
10/15/2015 15 DPO: No spotting, went for follow up HCG count and thank GOD it doubled to 611.
TODAY!!!! I am doing great. I get nausea very seldom, boobs are mildly soar, no cramps, just very mild, and by mild I mean super mild to almost non existent abdominal pressure. I am still a little worried, but I keep testing every day from my Wondfo HPT Pile so I am not spending more money.

My three month follow up with my Endo is coming up so I will have an ultrasound and crossing my fingers I will get to see the baby and its heart beat. I will be 6 weeks 3 days on that day. Good luck to everyone and please don’t loose hope because I almost did but my prayers were answers. I wish you all luck. Also please not that I did research that PCOS increases your chances of not feeling any symptoms. I did not get into detail, but I felt some reassurance for my non-existent symptoms.

How I got my BFP:
BD -1 Ovulation
BD Ovulation Day
Used Pre-Seed and Conceive Plus
Took Metformin for 2 months and a half at 1500 mg a day.

Good Luck Ladies!!

BFP 10DPO * spotting for daysssss.

At 7dpo I was throwing up, sick all day. Thought I had a virus. At 8dpo, still neasua, started spotting. 9dpo, blue dye, bfn. Still spotting bad. I was convinced AF had come early. Still sick. 10dpo BFP. still bleeding, we won't use spotting anymore. Still bleeding. It's turned from red to brown. Cramping the whole week also. This is baby #2. With my first I spotted at Implantation also, but was never sick. I've been worried it was a CP from all of the bleeding, but tested again today and you can see a stronger BFP. Cramping and neasea today. Praying this baby holds on and the spotting stops! But I wanted to let everyone that says you can't be sick this early, and coming from a former believer myself that you can't be sick this early correction- sick, sick, sick sister over here.

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3DPO cramping in my lower pelvis, actually told hubby it was painful
5DPO vivid dream I had a baby girl!
6DPO - one of my nails started peeling back, I immediately thought "I'm pregnant". My nails were strong, now they are brittle just like during pregnancy.
7DPO mood swing - no patience, same as previous pregnancies - I go from 0 to 100 in 3 seconds, versus normally a more patient self
8DPO I know it's too early, but at night I get a BFN.
9DPO I wake up with that familiar feeling of nausea that is telling me to get something to eat in my stomach.... also at times dizzy, and several times throughout the day EXTREME thirst, out of the norm. test in the evening, BFN.
9DPO - starting to get a sore throat like a cold. Lower immune system??
10DPO, feel queasy/hungry, such a familiar feeling after having 3 babies in the last 4 years. I'm more sure than ever that I'm pregnant! Spells of being lightheaded.

BFN this morning.

AF should have appeared yesterday, no sign of it.

10DPO - morning: more sore throat. evening - heartburn!!!!
also... this is a random thing...... for the last week I've been seeing things incorrectly. Like if something says "Man dies in fire" I'll think it said "Man lies interest" something just totally random.
My husband had gas and it caused me to dry heave.. Also couldn't stand the smell of his beer breath

11DPO cried while watching a video of a teacher saving a student from choking..
slightly swollen labia, smelly urine

12DPO big morning sickness this morning. Aversion to different types of food. Daughter peed in her potty, as I was emptying it the smell made me dry heave. Very sick now with a head cold and phlegm.

evening - very light pink spotting.

13DPO more morning sickness, coming in waves over me throughout the day. Ran out of pregnancy tests, can't test. Finally run out to the store and buy more, test in the evening... BFN. This is driving me nuts!!! This is now day 32 of my cycle with no period... normally I'm a 28 day girl... but my BD was on day 19 of my cycle, so technically we are only 13 days past that... it is so hard waiting!!! WDYT???? It's like, I KNOW I'm pregnant, and I'm pissed off that the tests are saying no still!!!!!

14DPO tested in the morning with another dollar store test, BFN. Crazy emotional - yelling at my hubby all morning.

I finally realized that the dollar store brand I was buying was one I hadn't used before, and I realized I might have better luck with a more expensive test.

So I drove to Shoppers and bought a first response test that shows pregnancy up to 5 days early.....
and... ***DRUMROLL*****

BFP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm just upset that it took the tests so long. I've known since 6 days past BD.

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Do u see d second line?

I decided to take a test today cos of d symptoms I Hv been having,do u think am pregnant

Just got a bfp today.

Please do u see a second line?

Month 4... A cautious success!!!

After trying for 3 months, I decided this month I'd be more relaxed and just have sex whenever but I still had my plans. DH on the other hand, he decided he'd "try harder" and so we had sex a lot! I used Fertility Friend and this month, just like a previous month, it gave me a High for sex. I have 1 five year old and no history of m/c.

Things I tried differently this month:
Soy Isoflavones (SI) cd2-6 (80/80/120/120/160mg my attempt to produce a strong quality egg)
Preseed (During every bd, mostly as lube, not in the tube)
Instead Softcups (I used this during every bd, even when I wasnt fertile, just in case, most times I used a little bit of preseed in them)
Selenium (100mg mostly a benefit for sperm, but heard it helps with implantation)
Prenatal Gummies (previous months I just used multi-vitamins)
Baby Aspirin (81mg every other day starting on 1DPO only until a few days after my bfp b/c I was spotting)
Vitamin D3 (5000mg pill every other day)

Things I always used:
Calcium Magnesium Zinc (1 tablet every night)
Temping/Fertility Friend
OPKs (Wondfos and CB digi because I like to see the smiley face)
Checking CP/CM

I normally O between CD 13 and cd16, but around cd 11, I had no indication that O was coming, I was dry and was a little nervous thinking that the SI delayed my O. We'd already been going at it like rabbits and I wasnt sure we'd be able to take any more so I brought some Vit-D3 as I read that it can help with O. I started taking it that day, every other day and by CD 13 I had more CM and that night I had an almost positive OPK, on CD14 I had a very positive OPK

CD 12 - BD, Dry CM
CD 13 - BD, Wet CM, almost positive opk at night
CD 14 - BD, EWCM, positive OPK all day. Initially FF designated this as my O day but later changed it to CD 15 at 4DPO
CD 15 - O DAY... well Night (it always happen at night). No BD because we were a bit tired. Wet CM/EWCM, positive OPK during the day, negative at night (I always have a 36 hour surge). My cervix hasnt gotten soft for O since month 1. Temp increased slightly
CD 16/1 DPO - Dry CM, Cramps, backache, Sore boobs, Temp increase above coverline
2-3DPO - Creamy CM. Cramps, backache, sore & bigger boobs, temp increased. Crosshairs on 3DPO
4DPO - Normal temp drop (not below coverline)
5DPO - Temp rise, Creamy CM, Cervix MMC, Sore Boobs, little cramps on right side
6DPO - HUGE temp drop, Creamy CM, Cervix LFC, almost at coverline
7DPO - Another HUGE temp increase, Creamy CM, Cramps mostly on right side, more sore boobs (mainly tingly, zinging on upper and sides of boobs)
8DPO - Sticky CM, Cramps on right side, tingly/zings on upper/sides of boobs
9DPO - Same as 8DPO. BUUUT couldnt resist the urge to POAS... Thought I had an evap in the morning. But was definitely a BFP at night on Wondfo.
10DPO - Creamy CM, cramps, sore boobs, another BFP on wondfo and FRER. BFN on $tree brands (VeriQuick & Assure)
11DPO - Told DH. He was excited. Creamy CM, cramps, boobs arent as sore and feel like they went back down in size like before AF, but definitely BFP!!! on Wondfo and FRER. BFN on $tree brands. I went to get a betas drawn. Noticed brown spotting when I wiped.
12DPO - Same as before but super light BFP on $tree brands. Got results with a BHCG level of THREE! WTH! I'm confused and the doc. Must be a chemical, I'm so devastated. More brown spotting when I wiped. Late at night had a small amount of dark red blood come out. I put on a pad because I'm fully expecting AF to come tonight.
13DPO - AF would typically arrive today but pad was dry. Confused b/c BFPs are getting darker on all brands. Get another beta done. Still brown spotting only when I wipe occasionally. Boobs are starting to get tingly on sides and top (so confused!)
14DPO - All tests are +++, even the CB Digi said Pregnant. Betas came back at a 13 (doc considers anything over 5 Pregnant! Doc wasnt concerned because my levels more than doubled and said that I'm just very early pregnant. I honestly think either something is off with whatever they use to test betas, I had a vanishing twin or something went fairly wrong during initial implantation. My boobs got suddenly got bigger again and are tingly on sides and top. NO SPOTTING TODAY!
15 - 17DPO - I'm hungry, tired, crampy and my tests have definitely gotten darker. NO MORE SPOTTING!

It was a roller coaster and due to these ever progressing HPTs, we are not as concerned anymore.

Baby #3 (yikes!)

We tried for a few months, then thought maybe baby #3 just wasn't in the cards. Then, the month we weren't trying...

3 dpo normally my pms is already starting, but instead of having lower energy, irritability and sadness, I had tons of patience, lots of energy and woke up super smiley.
4 dpo a little bit fatigued, a little absent minded, mild cramps
6 dpo sinuses stuffy, so tired no amount of coffee is helping
7 dpo mild cramps, fleshy looking clot when I peed, acidic stomach, in good spirits
8 dpo crampy, little pressure
11 dpo cramps, gassy feeling, back ache, boobs burning
12 dpo think I implanted last night, because when I wiped I had a spot of blood. really wiped out all day. felt a little sick. BFN (in morning)
13 dpo Another BFN, went to bed at 7:30 with a fever of 99.7. Thought I was getting sick.
14 dpo Woke up and was still 99.1 and I just knew, so I peed in a cup then ran out and grabbed some more tests. Two Dollar Store test came back with faint positives. Ran back out and grabbed a First Response and EPT digitals. Two lines and a big fat PREGNANT.
15 dpo period was due, nada.
I had just starting to accept our sweet little family of four would stay just that, four. Now there will be five of us (oldest is 5, next is 3 1/2, this little one will be due June 8). WOW.
I spend SO MANY hours reading other peoples BFP stories looking for hope, I now hope reading this does the same for someone else!

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BFP at CD51!

As my username suggests I am honestly in so much shock... I've been a stalker of this website for years but never actually thought I'd see the day I'd be writing a BFP post!! I still feel like im in a dream. We weren't TTC and I was diagnosed with polycystic ovaries a few years ago so I'm not sure when I ovulated (I thought I knew and it was right when our protection failed but each day AF didn't show my app kept pushing my O day further and further out to the days we were BDing unprotected. I came off the pill 3 months ago and we weren't using condoms when I was on the pill and since I came off it we haven't been that strict on using them. We moreso weren't using them when I thought I had already O'd (although with PCOS I guess I couldn't really know for sure). I had less symptoms this month but they were all totally unexpected ones.
We BD'd CD's 13, 22, 38, 34 and 35. CD22 was the only one with protection but the protection failed.

CD24 and 25 - I had a small amount of brown/pink spotting in my underwear which was really unusual - my cycles are usually around 33 - 35 days. I thought something was up at this point and was driving myself nuts researching what it had meant for other women.

CD25 and 26 - Lower back ache

CD28 to 31 - Soooooo badly bloated!!! Bloating is really common for me but this was something else. I had to walk out of work and sit in my car for a bit with my stockings pulled away from my stomach because my bloating made them so unbelievably tight!

Around CD40 we BD using protection and afterwards there was a bit of blood on the end of the condom.

Other than that I've had slight AF cramps on and off and Ive been somewhat bloated 24/7 after the extreme bloating but it isn't painful. Oh and I didn't note down when this happened but weeks ago all my tops started feeling too tight in the bust area (Ive been the same bra size ever since I first started wearing bras so the feeling of growing there is definitely a foreign one to me!) but I haven't noticed it anymore recently.

I had BFNs - CD31, D42, CD44

Then had booked in a doctors appointment just to see if I could get some answers on why I still had no AF on CD51, I thought I would find out I had cysts or something... Ive had probably 2 previous AF cycles in the CD50s years ago (Ive been on the pill in the years in between) It was the mid cycle bleeding that made me think this could be different, but after all the stark white BFNs I didn't think it would be pregnancy.
I was shocked when I got my clear as day BFP at the doctors at 6.30pm on CD51!
I haven't had sore BBS or any nausea or anything... nausea kicked in today (CD52) now that I know Im pregnant but I think that's all mind over matter now that I know. I also feel a bit of pressure really low down in my abdomen.
According to the last menstrual period theory I was 7 weeks and 1 day when I got my BFP (yesterday) and Im booked in for an ultrasound on Monday.
Really wanting to buy the pregnancy test that tells you how far along you are but I feel like im too scared to push my luck... like maybe if I test again bub wont be there anymore! Its all still sinking in I think. Its definitely good to be able to talk to you ladies though, my boyfriend wasn't all that thrilled to hear the news (he's 22 and Im 23) and I wont be telling anyone else until the 3 month mark.

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9dpo and darker squinter! My symptoms:

This is my second cycle since Mirena removal! DD is 9, DF/OH is 27 and I'm 33. No known fertility issues for OH or myself.

O- Horny beyond belief. BDd but OH did not finish (but successful BD cd6). Extremely watery CM, turned to EWCM later on. Breasts not sensitive per se, but standing at full attention, feeling full too. Sharp O pains in left side, they'd come and go. Odd headache on brow.

1dpo- Temp went up almost a degree.  More EWCM. Horny again, much to my OHs delight. BDd again. Success! Didnt really enjoy one of my favorite Taco Bell lunches. Evening brings bubbly feeling in lower abdomen (Taco Bell?). Off and on ovary pain on left side. (Not sure if I Od now or yesterday?) Feeling hungry but nothing sounds good.

2dpo- Temp dipped very slightly. Hungry/nauseated in the morning. Very emotional (wanted more BDing, he declined and I bawled LOL). brown ewcm/spotting,  very light and only when I wipe. Another meltdown. Seem to be hungry all day even though I've eaten. Not normal. Odd underarm pain on left side. Evening sore throat on left side (comes and goes). Headache literally on top of my head. Breasts not feeling full anymore. More nausea before bed.

3dpo- woke at 4 am, pink spotting and lots of pink ewcm when I used the restroom. Not sure if I ovulated, as my temp dropped again today. (97.23). Moody. Sex drive has gone down a bit but still there. Poking headache, odd vaginal pains that came and went. Sore bbs and underarms. Same hunger. Gassy. Energetic but tired. Big meltdown, nausea, left hip pain and more brown creamy cm. Surely this isn't implantation already? Feel like the flu is coming. Still moody at bedtime. Sore neck muscles out of nowhere.

4dpo- really not convinced that I ovulated.  Temp dropped again to 97.12. Feeling out. Super emotional. Sore neck muscles are back. More brown cm. Odd vaginal pain that didn't last long. Fluttering feeling in left ovary area- like an eye twitch that only lasted a couple seconds. White creamy, stretchy cm at night, gums seem sore, forgetful (couldn't remember what a snack cake was called)

5dpo- 97.5. woke up with horrible taste in mouth, hungry but not, more creamy cm (lots for me), emotional because OH left town for 2 days, have a good feeling this month though. Feel like I need to pee but don't. Very noticeable cramping on left side below hip. Tired, although I did clean a LOT today (odd lol). Vaginal throbbing on and off throughout the day. Just noticed today, that my cats has been following me the past 2 days or so. They insist on sleeping on my stomach or my groin LOL. Sore gums at night again. Tired at 830, again. Pale yellowish cm that stretches very far (5cm). PINK cm at bedtime. Very suspicious now :) implantation for real? Falling feeling while sitting? Gotta be in my head. Swollen feet

6dpo- 2 am and still not able to sleep. Starving. RLS. Got about 3 hours sleep. Temp up slightly (probably because I didn't sleep well). Incredibly tired and feeling off this morning. EWCM?! (Tmi but kind of snotty) Usually have sticky cm at this point. Napped and felt more tired after, actually feel like I'm getting sick. Woke back up at 1 pm, sweating like crazy, very vivid dream. Breasts feel like there's more tissue, but not sore or even sensitive.  More creamy, stretchy cm. No appetite and mild nausea. Emotional again. Pinkish orange cm?

7dpo- Temp up again (97.7). Sneezy (but it's almost fall, I usually get sick around this time). Tiny random pulling on the right lower abdomen. Creamy white cm. Full feeling breasts that now tug when I bend over (but not looking bigger). On and off neck pain, like I turned my head wrong. Things have been tasting off (cookie crisp and pop tarts don't even taste sweet?!) and I still barely have an appetite. Sniffing a lot. Felt the immense urge to clean again, even going behind OH and making him pick up his trash, which I never do. Little bit winded. More cleaning in afternoon and I had to stop bc of sciatic pain on my left outer thigh/lower back (only had this with my first pregnancy). Abdominal fluttering. EWCM in evening (a lot!) Cervix high and soft. Headache at bedtime (9:30- early again; so tired. woke up shortly after; dream about second faint pink line!

8dpo- woke up at 2:30, poas, very faint positive! At 6, woke up sweating like crazy. Temp down (97.38). Still creamy cm. Not much to report today, which is kinda bumming me out. Took another wondfo and a frer and couldn't see anything on either. Noticing a lot of saliva but cm is pretty much gone :( Took another test at bedtime, BFN. Few little short-lived pains under arm and in right bb. Momentary lower left back pain. Super gassy and bloated.

Baby #2 on my first try - here's all the symptoms!

Hi ladies,
I hope whoever reads this it truly helps! I am so lucky to have conceived both my babies on the first try (fertile myrtle over here) but the two week wait really had me guessing! I cannot pinpoint my ovulation or my conception date -We BD on 8/24, 8/26, 8/27 & 8/31 I never got a definite + opk
So I started having symptoms on 8/28
I was crampy that day.
8/29 - Pooping
Cramping
Heartbeat in ear
Hiccuping randomly
Gassy
8/30 -
Pooping
Hiccuping
Gassy
Cramping
9/1 - 9/10 - pooping more than usual some on and off cramping, heart burn randomly, very moody and "pms" feeling right before period I for sure thought AF was coming. I spotted 9/12 I spotted from 9/10-9/13 & got very faint BFPs from 9/8-9/11 on Internet cheapies, and then darker lines after that! Good luck ladies, wishing u all the best!

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