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user1471496670 Sat 25-Mar-17 09:16:48

Got a very nearly dark OPK last night and then what looks like a positive this morning!

Problem is DP is working away all weekend and won't be back until Sunday evening (midnight - ish) at the earliest. We dtd yesterday morning and used Preseed and gravity for good measure! Lol! Will not dtd today ruin our chances? I know Sperm 'can' survive a few days but not sure what the norm is.

user1471496670 Sat 25-Mar-17 16:43:59

This afternoon's stick...even darker again!

WantToGoingTo Sat 25-Mar-17 17:21:13

I think average is 24-48hrs but some can survive up to 5 days. Depends on cervical mucus but if you used pressed could prolong! With positive this afternoon I would estimate ovulation at tomorrow evening so if you dtd on Monday then pretty good chance I'd say!

user1471496670 Sun 26-Mar-17 09:46:21

Temperature has risen this morning so do I assume I've already ovulated?
DP not home until 9ish so probably pinning our hopes on Friday mornings dtd?

WantToGoingTo Sun 26-Mar-17 13:37:58

Yes id say you ovulated yesterday going by that chart. But from opk likely yesterday evening so Monday morning should catch it!

WantToGoingTo Sun 26-Mar-17 13:38:32

Unless can dtd tonight haha!

user1471496670 Sun 26-Mar-17 14:12:39

Thank you WantTo! I really appreciate the advice as this is the first time I've ever temped!
So Friday morning could catch it if I ovulated last night and we'll also dtd tonight too 😊
Am I right in thinking my temperature now needs to stay up for so.......many days to indicate I'm definitely ovulating?

WantToGoingTo Sun 26-Mar-17 14:26:45

Yes temp should stay up now, will dip again if af is arriving.

user1471496670 Sun 26-Mar-17 14:47:30

Does it have to stay up for next 2 weeks? Does that mean I'm not ovulating if it dips again in next few days?

Thingymaboob Sun 26-Mar-17 15:22:40

You don't tend to ovulate until 24/48
Hours after a positive OPK

user1471496670 Sun 26-Mar-17 15:31:23

Oh I thought it was 12-36? Obviously if it's 12hrs that ties in with my temps too. I also felt Ovulation pain and cramping last night.

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