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Day 1 of cycle??

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MummyOf1Boy Wed 21-Sep-16 10:02:37

Hi everyone.

I am trying to work out how late i am since AF last visited. However during my last period the first 3 days were more of a brownish discharge then i 3 days of normal bleeding.
I have been counting my cycle since the first day of my normal bleeding but should i be counting it from the first day of brownish discharge? Is that classed as a period?

Johno85 Wed 21-Sep-16 14:38:17

From what I've read you count from the first full day of "flow" where you need a pad etc. I'd discard the spotting and go from after. Hope this helps x

EsmesBees Wed 21-Sep-16 14:39:25

Yes I've read the same. The first day of proper bleeding.

Chinnygirl Wed 21-Sep-16 14:43:40

Fertility clinics count from the moment you have red flow. Brown discharge does not count.

MummyOf1Boy Wed 21-Sep-16 17:55:53

Thats what I thought, just wanted to check incase AF is later than I thought. Still 3 days late which is a plus!! smile

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