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When the only stick you have is an OPK....

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lovemakespeace Sat 25-Jul-15 08:54:11

So I just did an OPK at 11dpo because, you know, I told myself no sticks until after period due.

There's quite a strong line! Don't know whether to test or not. I have never been pregnant in the past when I tested early!!!

endoflevelbaddy Sat 25-Jul-15 09:14:48

It was 3 days of positive OPK that picked up my pregnancy with DD2.
I had no idea what I was doing but thought I'd give them a try after 6 months of no periods after coming off the pill to TTC. At first thrilled that might be ovulating so stood a chance of conceiving only for it to remain +ve and then a +ve pregnancy test.
I'd be tempted to test but understand your rule to wait until AF overdue.

sebsmummy1 Sat 25-Jul-15 09:22:02

I'm going to say it could go either way as I have had positive opks before my period lots of times. Good luck when you get an hpt.

lovemakespeace Sat 25-Jul-15 09:27:28

Thanks both smile endoflevel that's a lovely story - you must have been made up that you were pregnant!!

And yes, sebsmummy you are definitely right. I know you can't use OPK as preg test really just so tempting when in cupboard ;) !!

I will almost definitely end up testing, let's face it. I'll update if I do smile

lovemakespeace Sat 25-Jul-15 12:52:06

Got a HPT when out this morning and it's a BFP smile

Very excited!! And a little bit terrified.....

sebsmummy1 Sat 25-Jul-15 19:35:36

Oh how wonderful, I'm so delighted for you grin

lovemakespeace Sat 25-Jul-15 22:08:31

Thank you sebsmummy that's really kind of you to say so smile

Writerwannabe83 Sun 26-Jul-15 06:41:11


When I was TTC I POA-Opk for no other reason than I had some in the house and was curious as to how they worked.

I got a really strong positive and went into a right tizz as to why my stupid body was ovulating when my period was due.

I posted on MN to ask for advice so if anyone else had experienced late ovulation and somebody replied saying "errrr Writer, OPK's can detect the pregnancy hormone!!"

I was like WTH ??!! shock

I fast legged it to the nearest newsagents to buy myself two HPTs and got two BFPs grin

Have a happy and healthy pregnancy flowers

endoflevelbaddy Sun 26-Jul-15 08:47:38

Congratulations, lovely news flowers

lovemakespeace Sun 26-Jul-15 09:32:41

Thanks all smile my friend also found out she was pregnant using an OPK so my discovery was not quite so innocent as yours writer or endoflevel

Really appreciate all the good wishes!

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