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3dpo, 1st cycle. TWW with me?(350 Posts)
Anyone else 3dpo? When do you suggest the best time to test is? I have some frer’s and some ic’s and I honestly think I won’t be able to get through the weekend without testing 😫🤣
I’m 4dpo I’m considering doing Frer on Saturday morning. I’m on cycle 2 really hoping this month is it.
@Katiekattty I’ll probably start with the internet cheapies Saturday, if anything shows I’ll try a frer but honestly I think that’ll be too early, though I don’t think I’ll be able to stop myself 😂 fingers crossed for you!! Hopefully this is our month ✨
Saturday will be exactly 6 days until AF is due. Although now I’m considering buying cheapies first.
Good luck @extrababydust123 . I got my positive at 9dpo. However, I had many, many, many months of ttc and the best time to test really is when you're late for your period, it stops a lot of false hope and disappointment.
@Katiekattty I’m not 100% sure on them and don’t think they’re super reliable as I’ve seen on other threads, but cheaper than using CB’s and frer’s too early.
@Chanel05 thank you lovely! And congrats on your BFP, how far along are you? I really will try and hold out, just hard when you want it so bad ☹️
First time on here - currently 4dpo on my 5th cycle ttc. Thinking about testing on Sunday so 9dpo with frer but kind of tempted to test earlier with cheap tests now you mention it @Katiekattty. This is supposed to be our last cycle trying until next year as we're getting married next summer so fingers and toes crossed!
@extrababydust123 I understand the feeling! My daughter is 7 months old 😂. I was ttc for 18 months with a missed miscarriage in the middle, so truly understand the waiting game.
@Imo123 good luck!! 🤞🏽 I have seen a few indents and false positives on the cheap ones, so just best to confirm with a frer if you see anything just before you celebrate!
@Chanel05 ah amazing! 👶🏼 I think I’m being a little ridiculous thinking I’ll get pregnant on my first cycle, but you can’t help but hope! And I’m already imagining symptoms that absolutely cannot be pregnancy symptoms 🤣
@Chanel05 also really sorry to hear about your miscarriage ☹️💖
Thank you @extrababydust123 I've not used them before so will have to look into it! I was exactly the same on my first cycle, I even convinced myself I had implantation bleeding but it was just AF! So many of my friends got pregnant first time trying so it didn't really cross my mind it could take longer haha... but you never know!
So sorry to hear about your miscarriage @Chanel05 xx
@Imo123 I got the one step ones from Amazon for like £3! Yes I’m the same, until I started reading the threads on here I didn’t really realise how hard it is TTC.. but I don’t want to worry and stress too much so fingers crossed this is a lucky thread and lots of BFP’s to be posted 🤞🏽✨
Hope you don't mind me jumping on I'm 3dpo (I think!)
Planning to test on Monday !
Fingers crossed everyone !
@ohhisammi hey! Of course not, the more the merrier 🤣 good luck! Not sure if I can hold out until Monday 😫
Baby dust your way ✨
I'm 3dpo too, been trying on and off since summer 2019. Just started using opks in Dec to track better so 4th cycle using them and this month used conceive plus gel too 🤞 to everyone! Ill probably wait until 10dpo (tuesday) to test as I normally have a 12 days luteal phase before AF appears, ill never last waiting!
Hope u don't mind me jumping here, think I am 3dpo, however FF app hasn't confirmed yet... hoping for my temps to up tomorrow🤞. TWW is killing me!! Baby dust to everyone🌈
@Small1607 I’ve heard good things about the conceive gel, fingers crossed it’s helped 🤞🏽 oh the TWW is a pain isn’t it, symptom spotting is the devil even this early on 😫
@lena21 hi lovely, of course not 😊
I’m not sure how temps and things work, are they supposed to go higher if you have been successful? I might try tracking them if this cycle doesn’t work. Baby dust back to you also 💖
Hi everyone, hope you don’t mind but I’m also 4dpo. Well I think, not entirely sure I ovulated. I was doing the one step ovulation tests but first thing in the morning and only once a day. It was getting stronger but not a proper positive then started going back down. Don’t know if I missed surge or failed to ovulate. We’ll soon see. I got really upset a few weeks back with AF arrived again after 6 months of trying. Convinced myself I was pregnant and even had a faint line (evap I’m guessing). Anyway, it’s nice to be able to share with others in the same boat x
@extrababydust123 thanks lovely .Yep temp are a great way for me to track my cycle, it helps time dtd easier . I don't do opks as I find them to be unreliable as it depends on concentration of urine and the exact time of the day... it didn't work for me...
Temps are generally lower during the first half of cycle and they go up during the second half, if pregnant they remain high otherwise they come down again.. need to take the reading every morning at the same time immediately after u wake up...two decimal point bbt thermometer is the one to buy ...
hope u don't need to do this and u get ur BFP this cycle 🤞🤞🤗
@Emsjourney hey! I’m guessing you probably did ovulate if you usually do, it probably would’ve peaked if you tested later on in the days where you got a higher reading. As that’s what happened with mine and I think that’s why it’s suggested to test twice a day!
Evaps can be so mean fingers crossed for you this month, it’ll be nice to TWW together 🤞🏽
@lena21 oh that’s really interesting to know! I find the opk’s worked really well for me, although I ovulated later than I originally thought I would so I almost missed it.
But yes hopefully we have a little sticky bean and I won’t have to go into another cycle 😫🤞🏽
Is anyone symptom spotting already? I’ve been cramping like hell today, but implantation wouldn’t of even happened yet so I need to calm down 🤣
@extrababydust123 thank you! Really hoping so! 🤞 oooh wouldn't it be so nice. So fed up of analysing tests and imagining lines. If that's the case that I ovulated then I'd be 4dpo today, thinking of testing from Sunday 🙈 x
@Emsjourney well you’re already doing better than me as I’m thinking of testing Saturday, and I’m only 3dpo now 🙈 it’s just so hard and I just want to know, but I don’t want to make myself upset with early negatives or evaps.. wish they taught us about how hard the TWW was at school 🤣
@extrababydust123 oh you're so right. One day, hopefully not too far away we'll get our bfp 🤞 it's this month! ❤️ x
@Emsjourney oh I do hope you’re right!! Hopefully a lucky thread 🤞🏽✨ x