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Day 21?????

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juveen Thu 11-Aug-11 08:26:39

Hello Mumsnetters it my first post . Been TTC for about a year and Panicking here!! I am supposed to be having blood test day 21 but that makes it a Saturday and the hospital clinic is closed then . My cycle is 27 days anyway should I get the test tommorrow day 20, wait for Monday day 23 or do it next month ???

goingmadtrying Thu 11-Aug-11 09:30:56

Hi i would ring the clinic and ask them what they think would be best, im sure your not the first person that has happened with smile

good luck with your tests smile

NervousNelly Thu 11-Aug-11 12:05:24

The test is best done 7 daysbefore your period starts, so day 21 is only a guide. I'd say day 20. But do you have any idea when you ovulated this month? For instance the month I went I

NervousNelly Thu 11-Aug-11 12:07:30

Sorry posted too soon. The month I went I was going to go on day 19 as my cycles are normally short. But I was fairly sure I ovulated a bit later that month so went on day 22 instead and sure enough that turned out to be the right day.

helenlouisey Thu 11-Aug-11 12:14:15

Hi Juveen, I think the important thing is to get the blood test done 7 days after ovulation, do you have a rough idea when you ovulated? If so I would try and time as best as possible for 7 days after that, rather than 7 days before your period.

mrsb33 Thu 11-Aug-11 19:34:57

Hi there, my cycle is slightly eratic sometimes 28,29,30,31 days, my doctor said it didn't matter a great deal, I tested on day 20 and still got a positive ovualtion result. If the results come back as negative then they would repeat them anyway, so I would just have them done. X

pinkapples Thu 11-Aug-11 19:47:35

My clinic told me if it falls on a weekend go with the Monday as then you can b sure it's at least 7 days post ov

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