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Could I still be pregnant?

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JustmumR Mon 05-Sep-16 20:29:34

I am so confused! AF is usually very regular if not then only out by one day. I can usually tell the day my body is ovulating too. Today I am 8 days late and have done a pregnancy test this afternoon and it has come back negative. My OH and I haven't been actively trying for a baby but if it happens we will be happy. The first day of my last period was 1st Aug making ovulation day 15th Aug as I'm on a 29 day cycle. I am sure we were slightly outside of the 'fertility window' by one or two days so you would assume I'm not pregnant. However, I am never this late, ever! I have very sore and heavy boobs, had a bit of nausea and period like cramping. I have another test which I will do in a few days but I assumed if I was pregnant it would show up by now. Anyone been in the same predicament? Any advice? Xx

Desmondo2016 Mon 05-Sep-16 20:40:17

I wouldn't rule it out based on 1 hpt. Try one in the morning with your first wee

Mybeardeddragonjustdied2016 Mon 05-Sep-16 20:42:17

Didn't get a bfp until af was 2 weeks late with one of my dds! You aren't out til af shows!

MrsGsnow18 Mon 05-Sep-16 22:10:46

Unless you are using OPKs or charting your temp you can't be sure that you ovulated on the 15, could have been a few days either side which means you could have been having sex in fertile window.
some people don't get positives until later as hormones levels just arenmf high enough. Wait s few days and then retest.
It could just be that your period is late due to stress?

JustmumR Wed 07-Sep-16 11:06:39

Thanks all. Now 10 days late and 3 BFN. Feeling so teary today, it's the not knowing that is driving me made. Thanks for your advice X

Ruthiesj Wed 07-Sep-16 11:19:23

Impossible to say really. Similar happened to me where I was convinced I was pregnant, feeling all sorts of hormonal and my very regular period was about a week late. I wasn't pregnant. Sometimes our bodies just do something a bit weird.

On the other hand, I have a friend who didn't get her pregnancy confirmed until she was about nine weeks as hpts kept being negative.

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