Hi everyone. This is my first ever post on any baby site but i have been stalking for about 3 years!
Im currently 21 days since 'the deed' and i am breastfeeding my 5 month old son. I know it it still possible to get pregnant whilst breastfeeding but it took me 2 years to conceive my first son and 1 year to conceive my second .. i also had 8 miscarriages along the way and had to use a CBFM soooooooo i dont tend to get pregnant easily. We use condoms but more often than not have a 'play around' without them first.
Now to my question. I have had multiple faint lines on IC's, Asda's and a faint frer but so faint only an experienced line spotter and obsessed woman can see. I was shaving my legs yesterday and managed to nick myself - i opened the bathroom draw to find some cotton wool and saw a lonely IC ... couldnt help myself so i decided to experiment with the blood and it turned positive. I mean BFP .... but my urine is still negative/shadow lines.
I have been having terrible period cramps for about a week now and extreme back pain which is why i decided to test in the first place.
I can only find one story on google from an american medical journal who say to trust blood/serum use on a hpt.
Can anyone shed light on this? I don't suddenly feel pregnant as such but im breastfeeding so i have never stopped feeling pregnant if that makes any sense.
Even if you have the faintest of lines you are supposed to be PG!! As for the blood thing I am sorry I have no idea!! If you keep testing it should get darker and darker with every couple of days. Some women will have a very fast spike and other will have a more gradual HCG increase. GL FX
Thanks for the replies girls.
I woke up this morning and took another IC ... a shadow line appeared but it had no definition so i guess it would be classed as a negative/evap. You can make out a line if you put a torch behind it but i dont think that counts as a bfp
Anyways .... i told my husband about my experiment and managed to twist his arm into taking part. His IC was comletely negative with no second line at all, not even a shadow. Now he best not laugh as me again for line spotting ... he has a torch behind his, he was tilting it and even took a pic and inverted! he said WHAT IF IM PREGNANT ... i swear i have 3 children. One 2 yrs, one 5 months and another who im married to who is 34!!!!
I'm still none the wiser ... i must have 'something' in my blood to register a line right? I still have pains so i will wait and see i suppose.
Thanks again for your replies. If any volunteers want to take part in my experiment let me know the results oh the things we (I) do xxxx
I still say a line is a line. If you are putting light behind it before too long after taking the test then I still say you are PG!! Evap lines usually are just on the edges. Keep testing, it will get darker!! Oh and I loved your DH story!! Thought it was awesome!!
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