It's been a loooong time since I posted here - about 3 years... My hubby and I have a little boy Liam wh is 2,5 years old and last time I was here I was barely pregnant. This month we decided that we are ready to conceive #2. We really want a girl - but of course we would be happy to have a second little hooligan as well
Anyhow - that's a little introduction. Last time we got pregnant, it happened right away - from month one. I approximately calculated ovulation and - shabang! - we got him! This time since we wanted a girl and I read about Shettles method, I decided to buy an OPK - CVS brand. My LMP started on Feb 26. I tested with OPK on Feb 6 in the afternoon and got a negative. But I felt that I was approaching the big O (VERY horny), so we did it that night - around 1:00 am. I woke up for work and tested around 6:30 or 7:00 and it was a positive (line as dark as the control line). I thought that on March 8 I felt the O pain in my left ovary and I thought to myself - gotta do it tonight just to make sure - but we didn't... Tested for O a few days in a row - don't ask my - I must be one of POAS crackheads - and the line was almost not visible. Then last Sunday on March 11 I started feeling crampy, decided to pee on the stick again - and lo and behold it was positive. I even showed my husband and asked him if the lines looked identical. He said they looked almost identical - but according to my test instructions it was a positive plus, it way darker than it was the last 3 days... At first I thought I was ovulating again - scared the living crap out of my hubby by thinking out loud and suggesting twins... Shouldn't have done it - he is still recovering. So... I woke up the next day and tested with FMU and the test line was now darker than the control line. And that didn't happen to me even on the O day. I believe LH levels rise fast and drop fast... I'm still testing positive, by the way. Darker with FMU, but still positives in the daytime. Any ideas? It's my first time testing with OPKs - so it could be happening to me every cycle, but isn't it strange? I'll test tomorrow morning and will take a picture. I'm just puzzled - I feel like I am Poirot trying to unravel a murder mystery or something... it's too early to detect pregnancy - unless the egg was fertilized super duper fast and traveled to uterus at the speed of light, and I don't think I'm ovulating, since I've had a positive results for 3 days now... Oh, my AF is due on March 24, my cycles are 27 days long and are typically very regular. So... what do you ladies think?
Right, let me just write this all down to help me think:
Your LMP started Feb 26th - day 1 of your cycle
March the 7th you got a positive opk - day 11 of your cycle (ov'd possibly day 12)
March 11th - another positive opk/possibly ov'd - day 15
Your cycles are 27 days long. So, if your LP is 14 days long, you would ov on 11th March - which goes with the your second positive opk.
OKay, now Ive got that straight, I would say what's happened is that you had a LH surge on the 7th, but didnt ovulate (this is normal, dont worry, it's like your body 'gearing up'), and then you did ovulate normally on the 11th/12th/13th. I dont know why you are having such a long run of positive opk's, but I reckon you are in for an almighty ovulation
Any other explanation re: opk showing positive because you conceived, are unlikely, as you would not have enough pregnancy hormone in your bloodstream at 3/4 dpo to give a positive result (and that's on a hpt, opk's would show positive later than hpt's).
Re Shettles - if March 7th was the only time you have dtd, then that's good for a girl according to Shettles. Personally though, I would be bd'ing for England around now and taking Shettles with a pinch of salt, cos I reckon you could prolong your ttc journey unnecessarily by dtd too early all the time.
I'm so happy you replied! I couldn't agree with you more - I'm also more inclined to think it was an OV on the 11th. AND we did it on he night do the 10th as well - just to make matters safe ( or not safe). What puzzles me is that it's day 4 of very positive OPKs. I'm attaching two pics for you. One from last night before I went to bed, and another one is from this morning. What I noticed is that the FMU one is always coming in darker than the control line... I figured I'd be posting the updates here just for the heck of it, cause it's very bloody interesting! People, please share your experiences! Did anyone have something like that before?
Omg I'm not alone but my case r a bit different .
I had my 1st iui this month but had an early light bleeding 13dpiui . Which lasted less than 3days & pad was never full. So this week I started with ovulation kit & I tested positive for 5days in a row ! I seriously don't know what's going on ! Both T&C line super super dark! Help!
Hi there, I hope when you find out something you will come back and let us all know. I have had positive opks, very positive, for 10 days in a row! I should see AF in 5 days, I really hope not. I took a hpt...big fat BFN. Ugh, I'll wait a couple days and try again I just wish there was an answer to why this is happening, it's never happened before. I don't have PCOs and I don't take any meds. My fingers are crossed for you! Please let us all know what happens!
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