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Pregnancy test line not getting darker.

(3 Posts)
smiles01 Thu 21-Jul-16 07:27:06

I'm 4+1 (15dpo) today and took a test and the line is light than the test I took at 13 dpo?
Is this a bad sign? I've had 4 previous miscarriages so feeling anxious.

abbinobb Thu 21-Jul-16 07:39:08

Impossible to tell just from a line getting lighter.
I had this last month and it didn't end well BUT my line was always super faint, I mean barely there, it never showed up properly.
I know it's hard but stop testing, you'll drive yourself mad.
Got a bfp this month, I just did a digital to avoid line comparisons and am trying to not go anywhere near another test.

It could be just more diluted wee, less dye in the tests etc it doesn't really mean anything based on the darkness, if its positive then it's positive sort of thing.

Karabi Thu 21-Jul-16 11:16:15

Your levels only double every 48hr approx so it'll take longer than that for the line to get darker. There are also a number of factors to consider: urine concentration, test dye amount, time of test, etc.

Don't worry. Try again in a few days and it should be a BIT darker. I done a test a day when I first found out and panicked that they weren't getting darker quick enough but I'm 23 weeks now with a very healthy and active baby.

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