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Missed period but BFN?

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linz87 Sat 22-Sep-12 09:32:16

Hi all, been lurking on here for a couple on months but this is my first post! DP and I have been TTC(#1) for 4 months. Since coming off the pill I had thought my cycle had been a pretty regular 28-29 days, Af was due yesterday. Have had light cramping for about 2 weeks, very light brown spotting for about 5 days but this has never came to anything. Did test this morning and it was BFN. Am now wondering if I have possibly got my cycle length wrong. With my previous cycles I have had brown spotting for up to 6 days before Af arrived, but I have counted the first day of 'proper' bleeding as day 1. But should have counted the first day of spotting? Sorry if this sounds very confused, it reflects how I feel! Also feel a little silly that I managed to get to 29 and not understand this kind of thing correctly! Thanks for any help you can give.

daisyrosie Sat 22-Sep-12 14:11:58

Hi,

You are right to count the first day of proper bleeding as day 1. Cycle lengths can vary with each cycle (I think anywhere up to 5 days variation in cycle length is considered normal).

It could be that you are pregnant but there was only a small amount of hcg in your wee, so the test was negative. I would test again in a few days if you haven't had af by then.

HTH

firsttimekat Sat 22-Sep-12 18:59:03

I'm in the same position, was due thursday, but negative test. Don't know how i should be feeling, part of me is hoping its just too early, part of me thinks I can't be lucky enough as only been TTC for 2 months. I just want to know which it is!

linz87 Sat 22-Sep-12 20:25:56

Thanks guys. Good to know I'm not counting wrong. I'm trying very hard not to get my hopes up, going to try and leave it a whole week and if there is still no further sign of af test again. First I'll keep my fingers and toes crossed for you! I know a couple of people of have conceived 1st or 2nd cycle, hope you will be lucky.

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