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BFP at 11 DPO (2nd baby) -- barely any symptoms this time

I have an 11 month old. Been ttc #2 for 4 cycles. I've never had a normal cycle - it'd come every 2 months or so. I was lucky when I got pregnant last year because it was the first try. But after I stopped breastfeeding at 6 months, my cycles were JACKED UP. Cycles lasted 52 days, then 34 days, then this one is supposed to be 30 days... but now I'm pregnant! First pregnancy I had nausea once, tender boobs, going to the restroom a lot - and these were symptoms BEFORE my BFP. This time, nothing except implantation pinch and spotting. Every pregnancy IS different!! Ovulation: Heavy thick EWCM, brief vaginal soreness / throbbing, 2 BMs in the morning, feel bloated, positive OPK 1 DPO: Medium chunky creamy CM, big blob of thick CM (rubbery) 2 DPO: Heavy creamy CM 3 DPO: Medium watery low stretchiness with whitish creamy chunks CM 4 DPO: Light creamy CM, light uterine pinching 5 DPO: Light creamy / watery CM, 2 BMs in the morning 6 DPO: Light watery CM, almost cramp-like twitches, FELT A QUICK SUDDEN VERY SHARP PINCH at 10:10 pm (suspected implantation) 7 DPO: IMPLANTATION DIP, light creamy CM, sharp pubic pinches 8 DPO: Light watery CM 9 DPO: Pink spotting once when wiping, light creamy CM 10 DPO: Feel warm when woke up in the morning, light creamy CM, 2 BMs, very gassy that night 11 DPO: Felt hot when woke up in the morning, (temp spiked so took an $0.88 Walmart test and it was POSITIVE), 2 BMs in the morning (nervous feeling in the stomach with 2nd BM), feel bloated, very sleepy 12 DPO: Constantly kept waking up in the middle of the night and had to pee, tired and sleepy 13 DPO: kept waking up at night, had to get up and pee, had a nightmare, very hungry 14 DPO: hot at night, insomnia, had a nightmare, OFFICIALLY MISSED PERIOD

BFP after missed period - No noticeable symptoms

Hello everyone! It's finally my turn to post in this section. I'm still in shock to say the least. I was definitely not expecting this, but here it goes. My boyfriend is 39 and I am 29. My two week wait has been uneventful. I honestly don't feel much different from my usual PMS symptoms. I actually had more symptoms when I wasn't pregnant. One thing I noticed that was definitely out of the ordinary is tailbone pain. It was one of the reasons I decided to take a test. I had only experienced it back in May when I was pregnant but ended in early miscarriage. It only lasted a few minutes and it made another appearance this morning. Again, for only a few minutes. My symptoms didn't show up until a week after ovulation which is unusual for me. Normally, my PMS starts 2 days after ovulation. You can find me knocked out somewhere by 6pm and I'm out until 9 or 10pm. It's usually the first symptom for me. This time, I started cramping about five days before my period was due which I thought was a week, but I had my timing all confused because I was coordinating a move to another state at the time. My Two Week Wait Symptoms: Swollen breasts Sensitive nipples - more sensitive than normal, but not painful, nothing too noticeable really. A bit of breast tenderness - just like PMS Nausea - just like PMS Fatigue - not as bad as PMS actually, but still normal PMS for me. Cramps - feel just like PMS. I swear I'm about to start my period. They are sometimes so bad I have to double over. Tailbone pain - the only thing I don't get during PMS. --------- I hope this helps. Baby dust to all who are trying to conceive!
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My second test..

Clear blue.. Really so surreal, unreal, unbelievable. Crazy. So I and my husband needed closure. I still don't know it will be permanent after miscarry and still birth at 27 wks. But my youngest living is 1yr Nov 11!! I don't wanna waste time with doctors right this minute. I know they'll estimate since last period in September of 4 days. However idk when it really began. I only just got my positive yesterday and I've been taking them every other day or so because I'm crazy and wasn't sure if I wanted positive or negative more... So I infer I'm only in like 3 weeks, the week after conception ... But it also came up so fast... So idk!!! I test weird maybe. ***Question is how far into this does anyone think I actually am? I'm saying the week after conception. Cycles probably say more like 5/6 wks... (2of which are the actual egg and sperm process... ) :/
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Bfp 0.5% Morphology & Cautiously Optimistic!

I've read these stories so many times over the last two years searching for people in the same boat as me. I really hope my story gives hope to someone who needs it. I'm still convinced something is going to go wrong. There's such a long way to go! I'm 38 my husband is 31 & we've been trying for the last 2 years. We had one pregnancy after the first three months trying which ended in miscarriage just under 8 wks. Then nothing. We recently started to under go tests. I had a laparoscopy 6 wks ago & had some endometriosis removed. We are due at the doctors next week for my husbands 2nd SA results. The first one showed 0.5 % morphology everything else fine. We were fully prepared in our minds that we'd end up going down the Ivf route. We both started taking Proxeed around 4 weeks ago. It was devastating but at least we knew. We carried on trying & we conceived the first cycle after the laparoscopy. I got a faint positive 9dpo the. A much stronger one today at 13dpo. Ive listed my symptoms or lack of below. Due the the cramping on 12dpo which was exactly the same as af I have been terrified that this will be a chemical pregnancy so so happy to see the darker line today! 1-3dpo twinges in left hand side, crazy but could be the egg moving? 3-8dpo stinging twinging feelings in uterus 9-11dpo faint bfps boobs feeling very tender 11-12dpo constant weeing! No other symptoms at all 12dpo period pains during the night convinced period is coming 13dpo af feeling in tummy. Boobs a. It tender that's it. Nervous & such a long way to go but trying to remain positive. Good luck to everyone trying. This is the hardest two years of my life but hopefully now is my time & in 9 months I'll meet the tiny thing all his has been for! Xx
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Crazy erratic cycle BFP

So all the months I do symptom checking and it always turned out to be super awful pms. This was the month we gave up and figured it just wasn't in the cards for us. Our TTC story began June 2016- got pregnant right after our honeymoon only to end in miscarriage in August 2016. My insurance was awful and no doctor would do any testing until 10 weeks- I miscarriaged before that. We cried and then realized if it was that easy the first time then we'll try again- and again- and again. 1 year later we gave up. A few weeks ago (about 5 days before AF) I realized I had NO PMS symptoms. I was a little tired, but I also work crazy hours so that happens sometimes. A couple days later my bbs were so swollen and painful I couldn't even wear a bra. I went to work and everything smelled like metal and gasoline. I was crazy nauseous. So I bought a hpt and went to the gym after work and sure enough- a faint line. It was a store brand blue dye test so I wanted to be sure and bought more of the wondfo tests. Day of AF due I took one and it was a faint positive!!! 24 hours later after a strenuous work day I took a nap, woke up with the WORST back pain of my life and sure enough started to spot. I figured that was it and I was out. Over the next 24 hours I bled through a tampon and a pad and then it was gone and done. A couple days later I was super sick to my stomach and my salad didn't agree with me. My bbs were bursting out of my bra and I was getting some back and abdominal twinges. On a hunch, I took another test and it was a faint positive! Called the dr to confirm and expected the worst- that the hcg just hadn't left my system yet. She said everything was good and looked healthy! Going in for a scan in a couple weeks to make sure all is well and to find out how far along I am since my cycles have been so wonky, but she thinks I'm 5 weeks along now. Baby dust to everyone. Don't give up!!
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FINALLY MY BFP WHILE WAITING FOR SURGERY

I have checked this site for a few years reading the stories lining them up with mines and every month BFN, so after 2.5 years of trying on and off I decided to focus on my health. I was scheduled to have gastric sleeve surgery on 06/23/17 so while waiting for my surgery date I decided I need to start my journey now (03/01/2017) I went on a low carb high protein diet I lost 35 lbs in 4 months 2 weeks before surgery I was put on a all liquid diet during this time I was also ovulating. We BD on CD 9 I ovulated on CD 12 like always. I thought man I sure hope this is not the one time I get pregnant(but we only did it one time and I cleaned up right afterwards) by 8 DPO I had this one really bad cramp that lasted all of 10 sec. and thought that's strange. I was so tired and easy annoyed that entire week(my only symptoms) my thinking is I haven't eaten in almost 2 week I'm "hangry" at this point. On the day I was suppose to get my period I had these cramps so any day AF will be. 2 days late I start blaming the liquid diet for my missed AF. Took a HCG test before jumping in the shower (2 days before surgery) got out and forgot about it my husband come in to take his shower and asked WHAT IS THIS. I look WTF this can't be right maybe me not eating is causing it to be positive ( in shock) now 20 weeks with my first son that I love so much. .... 1. the weight lost help 2. not being stressed about the TWW I know help 3. food choice healthy eating no toxic in my system 4. I was drinking fertilatea the 2 months leading to my BFP I will always keep you ladies in my prayers and wishing you all nothing but the best

BFP without usual post-O symptoms

I'm 35, and my biological clock has been ticking for longer than I've known my husband. We got married last summer, but life and work had us put off TTC until this spring. I stopped BC in January and started tracking my cycle, started BBT in March before we even started trying. When we started TTC in May I was ready with Pre-Seed, since I knew my CM was scant. I also started recognizing symptoms of increasing progesterone after O, like really sensitive nipples POD1-2 and vivid dreams. My BBT temps were lower (high 96-low 97 pre-O and mid-high 97s post-O), which made me worry about thyroid issues. I also started spotting on POD6-8 on the cycles after we started TTC. All this to say I was worried about my luteal phase, my thyroid, the quality of my CM and eggs. In August we went camping right before my fertile period, and I decided not to temp that weekend. It felt so nice not worrying that I decided to skip temping and just focus on other signs to decide when to BD. I also skipped using pre-seed since my DH hates it and trying to insert it without grossing him out was causing me stress. I usually O on CD14-15, so we BD CD9, 10, 11, 12. CD9: BD no pre-seed. CD10: A lot of EWCM, unusual for me. BD. No pre-seed. CD11: Lotiony CM. BD no pre-seed. CD12: I had a hunch I might be near O even though it was early and I was trying to be "laid-back". Took an OPK, positive. BD no pre-seed. POD0: no symptoms POD1-4: no symptoms. This was so weird for me I told DH, "Either I'm pregnant or I didn't ovulate." POD5: boobs starting to get sore and heavy (never felt heavy before). Put on a bra to go to the store and couldn't wait to take it off. POD6: still sore, full boobs. POD7: sore boobs. Feel a tiny bit of cramping, tugging that comes and goes. No spotting like I had been doing previous cycles. POD9: negative HPT POD10-11: boobs still sore, light cramping. So convinced I'm pregnant I retrieve previous HPT and see super-faint (maybe evap) line. POD12 (day before AF): HPT with FMU, faint but clear positive. That's it. My first pregnancy. Now 6weeks1day, first appt with MD at 8 weeks. We were trying for four months, so I know we are lucky. My first symptom was a lack of normal post-O symptoms.

Surprise BFP

I wasn't on Clomid but Letrozole (Femara)** CD17: O? 1 DPO: nothing 2 DPO: creamy cm 3 DPO: Bloodwork for progesterone was a 6 (not very high, knew I was out) but since it was over 3 it meant ovulation happened. 4 DPO: nothing 5 - 7 DPO: Sharp pinching on low right side (not unusual for me) and period cramps with sharp pains. 8 DPO: Good sleep and craving milk? Still period like cramps. 9 DPO: Sticky, cloudy clump of cm. Wondered if I might be pregnant, still cramps. 10 DPO: Lots of sharp pain. Insomnia, dry cm. 11 DPO: Vivid ocean wave dream. Extremely faint BFP at 1pm. Another 2 BFPs (still as faint) at 2:30pm. Cramping increased later that day. Dry cm. Headache. Frequent urination. 12DPO: BFP but fainter with fmu? Cramps, nausea? Lower back pain, dry cm. Went to ER for sharp pains. Urine test was neg. Nothing but a cyst on right ovary on ultrasound "no evidence of pregnancy". Found my cervix was red, treated me with IV antibiotics. 13DPO: Darker BFP! Dry cm. Nausea, lower back pain. 14DPO: Follow up appointment. Blood test came back positive at 7.9. Doctor believes I'm still really early. 15-16 DPO: Nausea! Cramping and white clumpy cm. I was in utter shock to get a BFP that early. I was testing so early to start another round of Letrozole, I didn't believe it would be positive as I didn't really have any symptoms that made me believe I was pregnant. I feel so incredibly lucky now and hope that my numbers go up and it's a sticky one! Good luck to all you ladies!

thought my period was coming

I was feeling super depressed and discouraged. I fell down a rabbit hole reading research about how implantation bleeding isn't real and spotting means you're less likely to conceive. However, bfp @ 11dpo. Hubby and I ttc baby #2, we have an almost 2yo. I'm 31, he's 34. We got pregnant immediately last time so I started to panic when it didn't happen the same way this time. This time was 4 months ttc. I take prenatals and this time made sure to keep my feet warm, stopped drinking iced water. Felt nothing for the most part, no boob pain like the first time, but maybe after a year of breastfeeding, my boobs aren't as sensitive. 1-7 dpo nothing 8dpo one brown spot on underpants, bad cramps, felt depressed was out, period coming, pink spotting after sex 9dpo strangely emotional/weepy, which is very unlike me, usually perpetually happy, mild nausea felt random/confusing 10dpo less cramping, nothing really, felt better 11dpo another vaguely brown spot, back aching during walk, mild nausea, took a test as a lark expecting a negative --> BFP! I've been having 26 day cycles and o'ing consistently on cd 13. Last period was strangely light (2.5 days), then o'd on cd 15 instead of 13. Hubby and I got into a huge fight, maybe stress delayed my ovulation. Hope this one sticks! Excited for my baby to become a big sister!! We BD'd on 13, 14, 15, o on 15. Baby dust and gl to you all!!
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BFP after 5 cycles - Greasy Hair!!!

We’ve only been trying to conceive for a short while compared to lots of other women. Thankfully, it only took us about 5 cycles being deliberate about it (7 or so if you count NTNP), and I’m happy to share my story since I LOVED reading these so much. I had WAY, WAY, WAY more pregnancy symptoms every other month. WAY MORE! Last month, I had sore breasts for 20 days straight (never happened before) and NOTHING! This is also the first month where I didn’t keep a detailed log of my daily symptoms so most of this will be from memory. I'm still very, very early. I am 4 weeks + 3 days, or cycle day 32, as I type this. I typically have 27/28 day cycles but occaisionally they last 30 or 31 days. Anyways, following is what you came here for: I believe we conceived on August 5 or CD 15. This month, I did not temp or use OPKs. For the most part, my GLOW app has been pretty accurate when it comes to my fertile window so I just went with it. Not exactly sure why, but I guess I was sick of peeing on sticks and sticking with the thermometer. I also had to travel on the final day of my fertile window (again, according to GLOW) so I didn’t even have much faith in our ability to actually successfully do it anyways. We had sex on CD 12, 14, 15, and 16. Things we did differently this month were: • PreSeed! We used it every time we had sex this month. • Less stress! You’ve heard it a million times, but we just had a lot more fun (not even talking about the sex, necessarily). • More communication! This was the first month I told my husband what days I wanted to have sex. Probably seems obvious and people already do this, but I was trying to not freak him out by giving him every detail of my cycle every month before. • Had sex on the (assumed) last day of the fertile window! Every other month, we had sex for three straight days, but never on the last day as we were just over it/out of energy. O Day/CD 15 – Went to a Bruno Mars concert, and had what I thought were ovulation pains while we were there. Otherwise, nothing special to report. 1 DPO - BD before heading to the airport. Had a long day, so felt tired but nothing unusual. 2 DPO - Woke up early for work. Still pretty tired (or so I attributed) from the travel day. Went to the bathroom, and had the most EWCM I’d ever had when I wiped. So much so I convinced myself that we missed O day. Pretty down for the rest of the day. Some cramping throughout the day further convinced me of this. 3 DPO – Woke up early for work and planned on skipping washing my hair but couldn’t because it was SO greasy. I have really fine hair, so the most I can skip is one day at max. But this was too greasy to pass for a work day. Noticed my face was extra oily that day, too. My glasses were sliding down my nose a lot! Took a bubble bath before bed in the super awesome tub in my suite. I only lasted a few minutes before getting so uncomfortable from being hot that I had to jump in the shower. CM is white + stretchy (like EWCM but white, not clear), and this is something I haven’t seen before. 4 DPO – Final travel day for work. Noted the greasy hair again. Flew directly from this event to my family reunion. Noticed I had a random sore on the middle of my tongue. Assumed I burned it that day. CM is white + stetchy. 5 DPO – Was pretty cranky upon waking up but chalked it up to being sleepy. Woke up to a second sore on my tongue. These were not like canker sores – they felt like burns – but thought it was my cycle just acting up. I was on the last few days of a two-week antibiotic at this point. Ended up taking it on an empty stomach (on accident!) and I got so nauseous I had to lay down for a couple of hours. Spent the day outside with family and didn’t notice much else. CM is white + stretchy. 6 DPO – Didn’t notice much. It was in the afternoon sometime when I remember someone commenting on my greasy hair. None of us took showers that morning since we were all playing yard games, drinking, swimming, etc. Must have been really greasy!! Started noticing a LOT of burping this day. 7 DPO – Nothing to report except the burping and maybe a hint of increased appetite. Again, I was outside keeping myself busy all day so this could have been why. Plus it was my family reunion and there is a lot of eating going on. And, with that, lots of burping. Sores are completely gone! 8 DPO – I drank two bottles of water right before going to bed last night and woke up to a SUPER dry mouth and throat. Have a 7-hour drive home and I’m in a pretty good mood. Notice that I’m wiping my face a lot because I’m really oily. Yep, still burping – and very hungry, and now very thirsty. CM is white + stretchy.

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