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#1 Milano

Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:45 AM

Hi ladies,

I got a BFP on Sunday but am very hesitant and nervous as I have had a chemical and an early miscarriage in the past.

Sunday nights test was clear but light and yesterday afternoons a little darker but this mornings test doesn't seem to be any darker than yesterdays?

Here is a pic so let me know what you think:

http://s1355.beta.photobucket.com/user/Mil...copy-1.jpg.html

Has anyone had success with results that look like this?

I'm doing IVF and my beta HCG blood test is schedule for Friday so I'll know more then but that seems like ages away.

Milano xxx

#2 lozoodle

Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:49 AM

Oh you remind me of me with obsessive testing!

They look fine for your DPO.

And honestly, I found morning urine never that great, I always had better results in the afternoons.

But those tests look very similar to mine at the same stage.

Best of look with your blood results, I hope its good news original.gif


#3 DylJayBen's Mum

Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:52 AM

Hi, the tests all look good to me, I'm no expert but from memory HCG levels double every 48hrs.  Your test show really good lines to me, mine were so faint that my doctor didn't believe me.  I now have a 2.5year old.

That probably really wasn't much help sorry

Good Luck with it all

#4 Madnesscraves

Posted 04 December 2012 - 07:59 AM

My tests never got darker. If anything they got lighter! I still have a gorgeous healthy 1 year old.

Stop testing. See your dr.

Congrats OP!

#5 SNT349

Posted 04 December 2012 - 09:30 PM

They look great to me OP!  Mine never got any darker than that with either my twin or singleton pregnancies.  Congrats! Fingers crossed for you that all goes well.

#6 LumpySpacePrincess

Posted 04 December 2012 - 09:50 PM

They look pretty good to me. DylJayBen's Mum is right, hcg doubles every 48-72hrs so tests not getting darker overnight is normal. Get your levels check by a doc if you'd like a better idea of how fast they are doubling.

#7 bettinae

Posted 04 December 2012 - 10:55 PM

They look great to me xxxx well done xxxx

#8 lozoodle

Posted 05 December 2012 - 06:30 AM

PS, they DO look like they are getting a bit darker each day to me anyway

#9 Milano

Posted 05 December 2012 - 08:32 AM

Thanks for the replies, they are encouraging.

My blood test is tomorrow so I'll know more then.

#10 *Natski82*

Posted 05 December 2012 - 11:52 AM

They look good original.gif Congrats on your 3 BFP's lol

#11 lozoodle

Posted 07 December 2012 - 06:54 AM

Hi OP, how did your bloods go? Hoping it is good news for you.

#12 Feral Mozzie

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:00 AM

They are darker than mine were at 14DPO, and I am now 35 weeks. Congratulations!

#13 Milano

Posted 07 December 2012 - 10:07 AM

Hi all, thanks for the replies. Had my bloods done yesterday, a day early at 15dpo. HCG was 65. It's a little lower than I was hoping for but fingers crossed the levels rise nicely next week.

Milano xxx

#14 lozoodle

Posted 07 December 2012 - 10:10 AM

Best of luck, hope they have risen nicely original.gif



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