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BFP @ 16dpo after 2 years (short cycles)

Sun Jul 10, 2016 12:35 am

We had been trying on and off over the last 2 years (sometimes charting, sometimes just not preventing). My cycles had always been on the short side but had gone down to 21 days for the past 6 months or so. I did some research into how to naturally lengthen cycles and started taking a large daily dose of vitamin B and vitamin C while getting DH to take FertilAid for Men and Countboost. First cycle on those and I fell pregnant!

When my period was due, I had two days of light spotting and figured it was just my period starting slowly. Then I got really awful vertigo symptoms (epic dizziness and nausea). I've had vertigo before so I didn't think much about what might have caused it. It also distracted me from realising that my period still hadn't properly started. I had two nights in a row of mild cramping and a complete inability to sleep.

A few days later, on 16dpo, I was sitting in a meeting at work feeling super dizzy and it dawned on me that I should take a test. I took one as soon as I got home and bam! Two lines showed up, thick and pink, immediately. When I think of all those tests I've taken during the past 2 years, all that squinting I did... There was no squinting required for this test!

This is my first BFP ever and I'm currently 8 weeks. Praying for a healthy baby. Good luck to everyone TTC!!

Re: BFP @ 16dpo after 2 years (short cycles)

Mon Jul 11, 2016 10:48 am

Congrats!! Hope you have a healthy and happy 9 months!! I'm glad I saw your post. Gives me hope. My cycles have always been short 23-25 with random 21 days. Did you do anything different this month besides vitamins? When you say high dose, how much did you take? We have been trying for 2 years as well, including clomid and 2 IUIs. I am currently on a clomid 100mg cycle but couldn't do IUI do to timing of ovulation over the weekend.

Re: BFP @ 16dpo after 2 years (short cycles)

Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:32 am

Congrats, momma! What an amazing story! I'm so glad things worked out for you. This is such a nice read. I'm really happy for you. I hope you experience a really healthy pregnancy. Good luck to you!

Re: BFP @ 16dpo after 2 years (short cycles)

Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:50 am

Congratulations to you! This is absolutely fantastic to hear. You've definitely deserved this! This has truly made my day. I loved reading it. Thank you for sharing your happiness with us. It means quite a lot!

Re: BFP @ 16dpo after 2 years (short cycles)

Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:57 am

Congratulations to you, mommaaa! What great news, oh my god! I hope everything goes well for you. Here's to hoping it's a sticky one. Here's to hoping everything is healthy and normal. Sending you love and hugs! You've deserved it. x
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