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To think I am pregnant despite negative tests?

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mummyrunnerbean Mon 31-Oct-16 08:42:32

DP and I are semi-trying for DC2 - as in not actively trying to prevent. For the last three weeks or so I have felt pregnant. Sore boobs, mild nausea, mild cramping, utterly exhausted, 'full' feeling in lower abdomen. AF has not turned up for about eight weeks but I do have very irregular periods so that doesn't necessarily mean anything. Tests have all been negative.

I'd sort of decided it's all in my head, but then this morning (apologies for slight tmi) woke up to find that for the first time since I stopped breastfeeding DS1 in June, I've leaked slightly into my nighty. Things have been dry as a bone for months - stopped being able to hand express anything by July, and now I'm getting what looks like colostrum hmm.

But test is still negative.

WIBU to book a GP appointment to ask for a blood test? Then if I'm really not pregnant ask them to work out what the heck is going on? Or am I being a bit bonkers and wishful thinking?

DontTouchTheMoustache Mon 31-Oct-16 08:48:47

A few years back a friend of mine had this and was certain she was pregnant despite several negative tests, turns out she was pregnant so it can happen. What time of day did you take the test? Your urine is more concentrated first thing in the morning so if you can take a test with your first wee of the day it will be more likely to pick up on early hcg levels

BarbarianMum Mon 31-Oct-16 09:25:57

It is possible but there are also other possibilities so a blood test would seem like a good first step.

mummyrunnerbean Fri 11-Nov-16 11:09:44

Turns out IWNBU!


Stormwhale Fri 11-Nov-16 11:10:56


amusedbush Fri 11-Nov-16 11:15:16

Congratulations! grin

hungryhippo90 Fri 11-Nov-16 11:42:17


KnitsBakesAndReads Fri 11-Nov-16 11:45:06

Ah congratulations! This thread made me smile, lovely to hear some happy news.

paddypants13 Fri 11-Nov-16 11:45:07

Ah congratulations!

mummyrunnerbean Fri 11-Nov-16 11:58:19


Soo much grin grin grin.

pen2bk Sat 12-Nov-16 19:42:51

God! I hadn't logged in to mumsnet to write a comment for ages, but after reading this, I had to write something. I am so happy for you and congratulations!

NeedMoreSleepOrSugar Sat 12-Nov-16 19:49:08

Aww lovely! Congratulations!

The80sweregreat Sat 12-Nov-16 19:53:49

Congrats! Best wishes to you all

CaffeineBomb Sat 12-Nov-16 19:55:59

That's brilliant! Congratulations grin

theaveragewife Sat 12-Nov-16 20:02:44

That made me feel warm and fuzzy, congratulations!

NavyandWhite Sat 12-Nov-16 20:16:18

Aww that's lovely OP smile

Te he, what a result - congratulations!

DesignedForLife Sat 12-Nov-16 20:41:23


EveOnline2016 Sat 12-Nov-16 20:53:47


OldBooks Sat 12-Nov-16 21:31:26

How lovely! Congratulations grin

QueenArseClangers Sat 12-Nov-16 21:38:44

Hooray! How many weeks are you? Do hope you've 'missed' the horrible first bit grinflowers

BoopTheSnoot Sat 12-Nov-16 21:49:06

Oh congratulations! What lovely news. Hope you have a healthy and happy pregnancy flowers

Hastalapasta Sat 12-Nov-16 21:52:07

Congratulations! I came on to say that I knew I was pregnant 2 weeks before any test came up positive, so trust your instincts. Hope all goes well.

PipersPiping Sat 12-Nov-16 21:53:34

Aw congratulations!

BertieBotts Sat 12-Nov-16 21:57:02

Ha, well done!

Sometimes the HCG starts off reeeeally low so even under normal circumstances, it doubles too slowly to show up on a test for ages.

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