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This is my 4th IVF - please tell me it might have worked this time? There's a line, but I took the test hours ago...

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LittleBear01 Sun 13-Sep-15 09:57:09

So after 3 failed IVFs, I POAS this morning to see if the 4th one has worked.

It's been 12 days since I had 2x 5 day old blastocysts thawed and transferred back.

I POAS at around 7 this morning, watched the urine make its way along, and saw the control line appear but no test line. Devastated, I went back to bed. I definitely hadn't waited the 3-4 minutes that the instructions say. I then got up 2 hours later and it looks like the attached pic.

Can I get my hopes up? Has this happened to anyone else and it's turned out to be a real BFP? I just need to test again tomorrow morning, don't I? Any tips on getting through the next 24 hours?

PLEASE let this be a BFP! confused

Thanking you in advance for your time flowers

badgergirl82 Sun 13-Sep-15 09:59:20

I desperately hope it will be, but I have to say I once left a pregnancy test out for a while and it turned positive when it wasn't and gave me quite a shock.

I really hope that isn't the case for you flowers In your shoes, as it were, I'd do another. X

mintleaf Sun 13-Sep-15 10:00:02

I think you can get your hopes up a teeny bit but not all the way. I've had a bfp that started the same way. I tested two days later and it came up within the timeframe. However others might have experienced of it going the other way.

I really am hoping this is your time. flowers

mummytowillow Sun 13-Sep-15 10:05:43

I had 5 cycles of IVF so know exactly what your going through.

It looks like a positive to me, but you can't be certain so why not go and get another test. IME Clearblue are the best, but not the digital one.

I really hope it is, good luck x

LittleBear01 Sun 13-Sep-15 10:08:55

You're all lovely and making me tearful in a good way - support from strangers gives me faith in human nature. Thank you.

Tyrannosaurus Sun 13-Sep-15 10:11:46

I really hope that when you re test it is a BFP! I'd say you have good reason to be hopeful.

MairzyDoats Sun 13-Sep-15 10:14:10

I don't want to get your hopes up too much, but that's exactly what happened to me with the test, and DS is now 5. Fingers crossed xx

Boysclothes Sun 13-Sep-15 16:55:25

No way is that an evap. That's a line, I'd stake an awful lot on it.

picnicbowl Sun 13-Sep-15 17:06:00

My positives were fainter than that. I used the poundland sticks and and they were sensitive and accurate. I always waited the minutes and more! To me, looks excellent. Very, very best wishes for tomorrow.

LittleBear01 Sun 13-Sep-15 18:13:21

Thank you all! I'll update you tomorrow - so nervous! shock x

KissingFish Sun 13-Sep-15 18:23:27

You can't really say either way since you didn't look within the time frame. I wouldn't build your hopes up, take another in the morning.
We've done a few rounds of ivf and I know how horrible a negative is but building your hopes up and finding out it's negative is even worse.
You could do a test tonight, if you're 12 days past transfer it can still show on an evening test.

sofato5miles Sun 13-Sep-15 18:28:57

I, on a whim, walked past a pharmacy and bought a test. POAS in the mall loo before going to the supermarket. No line, but no bin so just put the test in my hand bag. 10 minutes late my phone went so I opened my bag and there was the faint line. DD is 3.

Good luck!

KissingFish Sun 13-Sep-15 18:42:07

There's a big difference between 10 mins and 2 hours though. Especially where pregnancy tests are concerned.

sofato5miles Sun 13-Sep-15 18:54:13

Yes, I thought there might be, which is why I mentioned it.

LittleBear01 Mon 14-Sep-15 07:13:35

I promised I'd update with this morning's test and I'm afraid it's not looking great. I think I can see the faintest of lines, my DH thinks there's nothing there sad

I'm trying to tell myself that it's because it's a different brand of test. I'll probably buy another one today to try tomorrow morning.

Thanks for all of your support flowers

KissingFish Mon 14-Sep-15 07:25:15

I've never seen that kind of test before. Where does the pregnant line show? Is it a test you can take this early or just a standard test?

Boysclothes Mon 14-Sep-15 08:11:11

I can see a shadow on that test. Try a FRER, it will work with urine any time of the day.

LittleBear01 Mon 14-Sep-15 08:17:10

It a cheap one you can buy in bulk on Amazon or eBay. I think they're meant to be quite sensitive. The test line would show to the left of the control line in the pic above. I'll buy a test designed for early testing today though and see how I get on. Thanks for your response.

LittleBear01 Mon 14-Sep-15 08:17:53

Thanks Boysclothes - really hope so! Xx

Doublebubblebubble Mon 14-Sep-15 08:29:47

I desperately hope it is for you hun flowers but I would poas tomorrow morning just to be on the safe side sure. (be sure to post back tomorrow x)

sofato5miles Mon 14-Sep-15 10:38:24

Wishing you all the best and crossing fingers.

mintleaf Mon 14-Sep-15 11:22:18

I agree with the suggestion to get a first response test. Good luck and everything crossed.

Tiredemma Mon 14-Sep-15 11:26:44

agree get First Response

ClearBlueWater Mon 14-Sep-15 11:29:37

OP, I had lots of IVF and I went through <hundreds?> lots of those cheap tests. They were all inaccurate - rubbish, the lot of them.

Get another Clearblue.
Test 1st thing in the morning if you can wait that long.

Good luck (your 1st pic looked v encouraging to me).x

zzzzz Mon 14-Sep-15 11:34:45

All of mine came up after too long stewing and were accurate. 4 babies through IVF all at school now. I think get another test grin and I'm sending you my best +be vibes.

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