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Ok, positive OPK, how long have I got?

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AskPrayHope Sun 15-May-16 12:11:59

Ahhh! Just got a massively positive OPK... We are unable to dtd tonight & tomorrow until the evening due to being with family, how long have I got or is this month out angrybirdangryenvy


kush12101 Sun 15-May-16 13:07:35

find a way u have a 24/48 hr window but its never guaranteed

cookielove Sun 15-May-16 14:43:11

I been a positive opk means you will ovulate in the next 24-48 hrs so I think tomorrow night you will still be in the right window!

FuzzyOwl Sun 15-May-16 14:45:28

Don't forget that your egg lives for 24 hours (although I believe it has to be fertilised within 12 hours) so you have a bit of extra time on top.

lalath Sun 15-May-16 14:54:26

I got pregnant with dd by dtd two days before the positive opk . . . .

HungryHorace Sun 15-May-16 20:42:26

Sperm isn't capable of fertilising an egg until it's been inside you for about 10 hours, so you need to take that into account.

It's ideal to DTD prior to OV if you can as then you've sperm waiting for the egg.

AskPrayHope Sun 15-May-16 21:19:08

Thanks for taking the time to reply smile

I did dtd on Thursday, got my positive OPK today at 11ish am, so will I be covered? Because I guess the egg hasn't been released yet? Or has it?

I have done another 2 OPKs since at 3pm & 7pm, both again super super positive... Should I keep testing tomorrow in the hopes that I have not yet released the egg?

Ergh, what a ballache envy

HungryHorace Sun 15-May-16 21:31:35

Thursday is very good timing. Good luck!

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