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Faulty test? Or BFP?


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#1 Aspiring2BaGiraffe

Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:10 PM

I am 11 DPO so thought I would test (because I am too impatient to wait for AF)

I did a Crystal Clear and got this...



It was really faint (I thought that I was even imagining it).

So I did a First Response and got this...



Even though the lines don't go all the way to the bottom is it a BFP or is the test faulty?  I don't want to get my hopes up...

#2 tenar

Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:13 PM

Both look positive to me.  Congratulations!

#3 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:13 PM

If you've gotten 2 lines on 2 tests I'd be inclined to believe its a positive. Test again!

#4 ~Peaches~

Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:20 PM

QUOTE (Sunnycat @ 06/01/2013, 01:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If you've gotten 2 lines on 2 tests I'd be inclined to believe its a positive. Test again!


This! yyes.gif

Looks positive to me, I would test again just to be sure happy.gif

#5 Ange

Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:24 PM

Looks good to me! Congrats!!! original.gif

#6 galba

Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:25 PM


Congratulations - those are both definitely positive!!!



#7 Country (deci)Mel

Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:33 PM

Two positives m'dear!

Trust me I am an EXPERT when it comes to negative tests.


Perfect weather for baking buns in your own personal oven too.  Congratulations!

#8 Aspiring2BaGiraffe

Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:38 PM

Thanks everyone! So excited! I was hoping everything I have been feeling for the last few days weren't AF symptoms!

So I guess I better go and see the Dr this week to get it confirmed.

DH is out until 2:30 today...so more waiting before I can tell him!

#9 Bazinga

Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:45 PM

That's two BFPs there original.gif

Congrats

How will you tell DH? Any plans in mind?

#10 Missy Shelby

Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:45 PM

Congrats OP, looks very much like a positive result to me!!

#11 Aspiring2BaGiraffe

Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:52 PM

Well he is going for his motorcycle license today, so I am going to talk to him about that first.

If he has good news about that, then I can say that I have good news too...ta da!

If he has bad news then, I can say that I have news that will cheer him up...ta da!

I would really like to be standing at the door way with the test in my hands, but it really is his day so I have to let him get his news in first!



#12 Bazinga

Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:58 PM

Sounds like a great plan.

You're about to experience one moment you will remember forever original.gif

My DHs face was one of pure joy.

Edited by Bazinga, 06 January 2013 - 12:58 PM.


#13 muggins_00

Posted 06 January 2013 - 01:02 PM

If it was just the Crystal Clear I'd say be cautiously optimistic, but there is no doubting that FR!! Congratulations!!!!

#14 Aspiring2BaGiraffe

Posted 06 January 2013 - 02:10 PM

Well DH came home early (just as I was doing my 3rd test just to triple check!)

He told me his good news - he got his motorcycle license yay!

Then I told him my good news and held up the 3 tests...his response was swearing (BS) in an excited way!  Then I cried.

So the question is now...when do I go to the Dr to get it confirmed?  Do I need to wait for my period to be late before they will test?  And how long?

Sorry for all the questions, it is my first time!

#15 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 06 January 2013 - 11:28 PM

I would make a doctors appointment for next week. They may want do a blood test to confirm pregnancy but not all GPs do this apparently.

#16 pixii

Posted 07 January 2013 - 05:05 AM

Congratulations, its def a BFP

#17 bettinae

Posted 07 January 2013 - 05:34 AM

Well done ... Xxxxx congrats xxx

#18 ~Peaches~

Posted 07 January 2013 - 11:25 AM

Love DH's reaction! So exciting biggrin.gif

I went to the dr at about 5 weeks, gave me time to make sure it was really for real lol, and made it one week closer till scan time too original.gif
All the best for a smooth 8ish months ahead x

#19 laura7

Posted 07 January 2013 - 11:33 AM

Congratulations  biggrin.gif   That wasn't long to wait!

#20 LumpySpacePrincess

Posted 07 January 2013 - 11:36 AM

The top one looks just like my first BFP and the second looks like my 4th or 5th BFP (not sure as i ended up doing close to 20 tests lol) and I'm now 9wks so I'd say you're def pregnant original.gif

#21 Aspiring2BaGiraffe

Posted 07 January 2013 - 12:11 PM

I was very lucky for it to be a quick process.  Talking to my mum when we were discussing TTC, she said that she fell very quickly with both my brother and I.  We might just be very fertile people.

Thanks for the advice re: Dr..  I will make an appointment for next Wednesday - I will be 5 weeks then.  

I really want to wait for Drs confirmation before I start telling my close family and friends.  Keeping a big secret like this is hard for me!!

#22 tamietamara

Posted 09 January 2013 - 01:34 PM

Yay a BFP!!! So happy for you original.gif exciting times ahead for u both!!!

#23 tamietamara

Posted 09 January 2013 - 01:34 PM

Yay a BFP!!! So happy for you original.gif exciting times ahead for u both!!!



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