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Old Jul 8th, 2018, 17:28 PM   1
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Stressing over line progression (hello first trimester anxiety)

We got a massive surprise BFP two days after a negative blood test so this is all a little surreal.

Is there a point where line progression stops getting darker? We have no idea how many dpo we are but guessing around 15dpo today (CD 35) to try and explain why it showed negative on the blood test (late ovulation? Would have been 8dpo)

So these test are from CD 30 to CD 35 (10dpo to 15dpo) and Iím worried the last isnít any darker (if anything itís lighter?) would it just be that they donít get any darker?

Our first blood draw was 88 and the second 332. Our next isnít till Wednesday and Iíve suffered a missed miscarriage before.

Had wicked cramps when we first got the bfp but now nothing. Feel completely normal.

Help! How do you all stay sane?

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Old Jul 8th, 2018, 17:35 PM   2
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Your Line progressive looks great! With your last hcg draw at 332 I would stop testing. I understand the anxiety that comes when having had a previous loss congratulations though!

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Old Jul 8th, 2018, 17:43 PM   3
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Looks great and strong! Congratulations=)

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Old Jul 8th, 2018, 22:35 PM   4
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Look up the hook effect. You actually get to a point where it starts to get lighter... So definitely don't read into the strength of the line

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Old Jul 9th, 2018, 02:24 AM   5
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I remember this stage but your lines are DEF getting darker, and at this point I wouldn’t test anymore as I don’t think you’ll see further progression. The lines can only get so dark! I know it’s nerve wracking but your HCG sounds awesome and your lines look great. I didn’t get symptoms until 8ish weeks and they faded at 9 weeks - so try not to worry!

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Old Jul 9th, 2018, 07:48 AM   6
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Both of my successful pregnancies I freaked out bc 15, 16 and 17 dpo tests all looked the same. Finally at 18 dpo the control line got lighter than the test line. Both times. I googled for hours and was so worried both times. All was well. Hang in there

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Old Jul 9th, 2018, 12:28 PM   7
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I think once it gets to a certain point it wont get any darker. My test was super dark at 5 weeks and remained the same darkness at 7,8 and 9 weeks

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