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When is the best time during the day to use Clearblue ovulation sticks??

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Figaro82 Sun 10-Jul-11 11:47:51

After a MMC in April, my cycle has been all over the place. I have used the cheap Internet sticks but have never got a positive. I have invested in some of the CB ones as from what people have said on here they are easier to read. The instructions say to use in the morning, but I am sure I have read on here that they are more effective during the day?? Any advice would be very much appreciated. I need this month to be my month!!!

PieMistress Sun 10-Jul-11 12:41:30

I use the cheapie OPKs to start with (after lunch and in the evening) then when I start to see the 2nd line I use the CB ones to confirm (early evening).

eurochick Sun 10-Jul-11 12:53:59

Are they the digi ones?

I have got positives using them both in the morning and 2pm (which is what other brands seem to recommend).

I currently favour 2pm. I avoid weeing for about 3 hrs and don't drink excessive amounts in that time.

I have got a positive every month bar one and that month I had food poisoning so couldn't leave it 3 hrs between loo visits.

Scrummybumb Sun 10-Jul-11 13:22:06

I use CB digi ones and get a positive each month, whether first thing in the morning or in the evening

MeconiumHappens Sun 10-Jul-11 17:43:13

Hi smile I used cheapies and never got a positive either. Bought a 20 pack of CB with the smileys (cheaper from amazon) and got a positive! I found that if i did them at 5pm on return from work (having not peed for 3-4hrs) they work like a charm!
good luck, it confirmed ovulation was late like i though it might have been.

Figaro82 Sun 10-Jul-11 19:23:55

Thank you everyone!!! I did get the digital ones, so hopefully I will get a smiley face at some point!! I still have a lot of the cheap ones left so might try them in the morning then the CB ones in the afternoon. Have spent z small fortune of tests in the last few months and I thought having the baby was the expensive bit!!

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