When do you test?

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When do you test?

Postby mamaofhope11 » Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:47 am

Hey ya'll.

I always get negatives before I finally get a positive because it's hard to pinpoint ovulation. My cycles run anywhere between 30-45, although I used to get 60 day cycles, but I don't since my first pregnancy.

This will be baby #3 + 2 in Heaven. It's been almost 3 years since my youngest was born. We're on our first cycle trying, and I am just beginning to remember what the two week wait is like. With me, it's more like 3 week wait.

So tell me, those of you with irregular cycles, when do you start testing when you don't have a typical date for your expected period? And how do you cope with the 2/3 week wait? Have you found success pinpointing ovulation?
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Re: When do you test?

Postby Danaa » Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:09 pm

Sorry I cannot be much of help,I say test whenever you feel you might be pregnant and don’t get discouraged if you see a bfn!!good luck!
My Ovulation Chart
Me 29
DH 31
After 3 years in which we tried everything we are doing IVF in Greece with Iakentro Athens.
Short Protocol with Bemfola and Cetrotide
19mature eggs and we have 9 day5 blasto.
FET#1 ended in a very early loss,chemical pregnancy.
FET#2 ended in a loss at 22w due to IC,my boys will be forever in my heart .
FET#3 MMC at the 10 weeks ultrasound.
FET#4 2018
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Re: When do you test?

Postby Xenia » Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:15 am

Hey, honey! I'm glad you mustered up the courage to ask this! I can totally relate to you. I've been through this exact situation. It's a nightmare, really. Irregular cycles make the TWW so, so hard! I remember my first time. Everyone was telling me how they were sorry for me! It was just a really tough situation. I tested after two and a half weeks. That was my fourth time, testing! And, it was a BFP! I was delighted, sadly that one ended in an MC. But, you get the point! Waiting can be really tough. But, I would suggest keeping your mind off it. Find interest in other things, I know it's hard to develop interest, but you gotta do it!
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Re: When do you test?

Postby AmySmith » Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:43 am

It's really hard to be sure. Irregular cycles can be really annoying. I'd suggest you check after a couple of days. In our situation, I think the TWW ends up being a three-week wait. My prayers are with you. Keep us updated on how it goes. I really hope you get good news.
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