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How accurate are first response before AF?

(9 Posts)
Kaylo Fri 04-Sep-09 08:14:18

As the title says really - I'm 6days before AF and very impatient as I have a truckload of symptoms and just really wanna know

Imagine what I'm like at Christmas too...grin

idealcamel Fri 04-Sep-09 09:27:59

Depends how far before - something like 50% 6 days before your period is due, then increases day-by-day.

Having spent fortunes on testing before period is due, I would really say don't do it - false negs are likely, so you won't give up hope or feel that you really have an answer. The only real way to know for sure is to miss a period and do a test.

londonlottie Fri 04-Sep-09 09:42:49

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Kaylo Fri 04-Sep-09 16:42:01

Thank You for your gratefully received replies 0 Have decided to wait until next Saturday to test shock Hope I can do it. I want to save money if possible and if AF comes it means I'll have saved myself about 12quid grin

Thanks Again!!


Kaylo Sun 06-Sep-09 06:38:42

Just letting you know - BFP on CB this morning

Casserole Sun 06-Sep-09 10:38:49

Congratulations x

Conundrumish Sun 06-Sep-09 11:54:29

Not sure but the superdrug own brand cheapy one was much more sensitive than clear blue or Boots own brand for me and tested positive 4 days before AF due.

Conundrumish Sun 06-Sep-09 11:54:48

Oops, too late! Congratulations grin

Kaylo Sun 06-Sep-09 15:11:33

Thanks Everyone - I didn't do very well with the 'wait til next Saturday to test' did I?



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