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Re : The "Waiting to Test" Club...

Postby tinalowe » Sat Aug 14, 2004 09:50 am

by tinalowe (288 Posts), Sat Aug 14, 2004 09:50 am

I think I am going to go nuts soon!! lol I am cd36 and 20dpo I got a BFN at 18dpo, but still no af...not even any spotting!! I don't think it's my month, but I sure do wish af would get here if it isn't, so I can move on to the next cycle!! lol

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Emma Victoria stillborn 12-28-03 severe pre-e
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Re : The "Waiting to Test" Club...

Postby dja » Sat Aug 14, 2004 10:02 am

by dja (895 Posts), Sat Aug 14, 2004 10:02 am

Tina - how long are your cycles normally? What is a BFN? Big fat negative? I hope you get on track soon. I have generally had 28-day cycles, so it has helped me to know that once I was "out of luck" for a particular cycle, it was only about 12 days before the next shot.

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Re : The "Waiting to Test" Club...

Postby april » Sat Aug 14, 2004 10:53 am

by april (477 Posts), Sat Aug 14, 2004 10:53 am

DJA-congrats on your preg[:D]! I will be following your preg closely, wishing you a happy outcome[;)]!

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Re : The "Waiting to Test" Club...

Postby maxs mom » Sat Aug 14, 2004 04:49 pm

by maxs mom (594 Posts), Sat Aug 14, 2004 04:49 pm

tina,
Do you normally have irregullar cycles? Also, you can still get a BFN on 18 DPO depending on the test you use and how your HCG levels are growing. So, do you know for sure you are 20 dpo right now? Are you going to test again? Try First response, they detect 40 mIU of hcg, one of the lowest levels out there (some go down to 25) and even if the line is super faint, it could be a positive. Keep us posted!

Kara (34)
DH, John (36)
Max, 1/20/03, 25 wks, 1lb. 3ozs. (IUGR), severe PE
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#2 is on the way, EDD 4/18/05 (seems so far away!)
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Re : The "Waiting to Test" Club...

Postby tinalowe » Sat Aug 14, 2004 06:06 pm

by tinalowe (288 Posts), Sat Aug 14, 2004 06:06 pm

DJA and Kara--well up until my last cycle they were never longer than 33 days! *sigh* I am going to hold out until the beginning of the week to test again. If another negative and still no AF then I will probably make an appt with the doc! Kara, yes I am sure I have been temping and charting CM I think the witch is just messing with me...she's got a sick sense of humor that one! lol

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Re : The "Waiting to Test" Club...

Postby for faith » Mon Aug 16, 2004 09:13 am

by for faith (1749 Posts), Mon Aug 16, 2004 09:13 am

Wow Tina ~ Hope you got a ++++ and not AF. Let us know how you are doing!!!

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Tyler - 4 (36 wks, PIH (just told by peri it was mild PE))
Angel baby - 1/20/03 (11 wks)
Faith Kristine - 1/5/04-1/30/04 (30 weeks due to severe PE, passed due to NEC & Sepsis(preemie complications))

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