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Cheapest place to buy a CBFM? Do I go for new or old version?

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zippyswife Sun 11-Jan-15 13:03:36

Hi,

I conceived using CBFM, I then lent it to a friend (who was never successful in conceiving, so I obviously I don't want to ask for it back!). I am now ttc and want to buy another CBFM. So, where's the cheapest place to buy it? And is it best to go for new or old version?

TIA!

IfYouWereARiverIdLearnToFloat Sun 11-Jan-15 13:48:02

I bought mine new in the original packaging on eBay... opted for the advanced fertility monitor which was listed for £70 but my offer of £55 was accepted.

Felt like a bargain compared to the £120 boots are charging. Haven't used the older type so can't comment which one is best but I like the new one so far!

peardrop2 Sun 11-Jan-15 15:45:51

I wouldn't bother. I have the old version and although it works perfectly i conceived DS using Clearblue smiley sticks. I find this method a lot cheaper. With the smiley sticks you get a 4 day window but you get 40 sticks for about 25 pounds on Amazon. With the CBFM I am paying 23 pounds for sticks for each cycle. Plus if you used cheapie OPK sticks with the smiley sticks you could probably make 40 sticks last 4 cycles!

zippyswife Sun 11-Jan-15 19:34:14

Thanks for the replies.

Pear I haven't wanted to go for the OPKs. I used cheapie ones both times round when conceiving and I never got a positive reading. Which just stressed me out (I have no idea why). Although I have 2DCs so I presume I do or did ovulate? I don't have a lot of faith in them- although are the Clearblue smiley sticks different in some way? Maybe I will give them a go..

IfYouWereARiverIdLearnToFloat Sun 11-Jan-15 21:20:50

I was same... never got a positive result with Boots OPKs which was pretty stressful and I wasted £20 - however I got my peak in the first two weeks of using CBFM.

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