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#1 VioletPurple

Posted 24 January 2013 - 12:29 PM

Im hoping someone can help me or help me clarify,

We have been TTC for 3 years and every month I have pregnancy symptoms which tests are always negative and right after testing AF arrives.

This month AF did not arrive now overdue 4 days so I thought id grab a test to see initially I thought there was nothing there on a First response test then I looked a little closer and can barely see a line I sent the pic to a friend who confirmed there was something there and she suggested I get a clear blue one the digital one so I did, and retested last night and much to my surprise it says pregnant 1-2 weeks.
I retested with FMU on a first response today and the line is still light but a little darker still need to squint. Is this normal?

I thought that First response were the best for testing?? I used the dipsticks one as they were out of stock of the two pack in stream urine ones.

#2 Allie_D

Posted 24 January 2013 - 12:32 PM

QUOTE (VioletPurple @ 24/01/2013, 01:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I thought that First response were the best for testing?? I used the dipsticks one as they were out of stock of the two pack in stream urine ones.

The midsteam FR Early Result tests are considered the best, not the dip and read ones.  I've read lots of stories on here of EBers not getting good lines on the dip and read tests.

Oh and congratulations!!!!!

Edited by Allie_D, 24 January 2013 - 12:37 PM.


#3 dimensionk

Posted 24 January 2013 - 12:34 PM

Yeah 'First Response Early Result' are the good ones - not their cheapy version.
Doesn't matter now though... CONGRATULATIONS !! !! ! ! !
Must feel pretty amazing after 3 years. original.gif

#4 VioletPurple

Posted 24 January 2013 - 12:51 PM

Thanks everyone for the congratulations and explaination of the FR tests it totally makes sense now.

I am pinching myself I showed my dr this morning and he is stoked knowing what I have been through. I had some bloods done today and more on saturday.

#5 Jax12

Posted 24 January 2013 - 01:01 PM

Congratulations OP!  That must feel amazingly surreal after 3 years of ttc.  Let us know how your blood test results go.  Wishing you a very boring, non-eventful, sticky pregnancy original.gif

#6 Georgie83

Posted 24 January 2013 - 01:06 PM

Congratulations!!!

#7 *melrose*

Posted 25 January 2013 - 07:01 AM

Congratulations!

#8 sophie222

Posted 26 January 2013 - 10:04 AM

Big congrats OP xx


Big congrats OP xx


#9 Minxybug

Posted 27 January 2013 - 03:29 AM

any more news OP??

#10 VioletPurple

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:04 PM

I had bloods done on thursday and saturday just waiting for the results.

Dr said to call on tuesday and if all is good he will write the referral to my OB.

I was cheeky and filled out a form at pathology to have the results sent to me also so Im hoping they arrive tomorrow or Tuesday. I know that the LAB I had bloods done with put all BHCG test through as urgent so they should be on my GP's desk in the morning fingers crossed.

Im hoping everything is ok. No bleeding or even spotting. Feeling nauseous and have a huge headache, and my boobs are killing me.

Will pop in with results as soon as I have them.

THanks everyone for the congratulations, still feels surreal.



#11 erindiv

Posted 28 January 2013 - 05:36 PM

Congratulations OP, another one stalking for news here biggrin.gif

#12 VioletPurple

Posted 29 January 2013 - 04:48 PM

Its confirmed I'm pregnant levels have doubled in 48 hours so Im excited.

Once again thanks for the congratulation.

#13 bettinae

Posted 29 January 2013 - 05:32 PM

CONGRATULATIONS  bbabyflip.gif  bbighug.gif  eexcite.gif  hhugs.gif  hheart.gif

#14 pjemc

Posted 29 January 2013 - 06:09 PM

Big Congrats VioletPurple!!

After such a long time trying..how exciting for you!

#15 Lady Lovely Locks

Posted 29 January 2013 - 06:28 PM

Congratulations!

#16 Water Dragon

Posted 29 January 2013 - 06:46 PM

Congratulations!!! And it's not sneaky at all to want to own copies of your own tests results. I do it too original.gif they always come in handy later down the track!

#17 littleboysmum

Posted 29 January 2013 - 06:53 PM

I just got goosebumps OP. Woohoo!!! Congratulations, enjoy every second.

#18 CCLady

Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:20 AM

Congratulations to you OP! Wishing you all the very best original.gif

#19 Minxybug

Posted 31 January 2013 - 01:52 AM

Congratulations wishing you a very uneventful 9ish months YAY ddance.gif

#20 VioletPurple

Posted 02 February 2013 - 07:04 AM

Thought id update this morning I started to miscarriage yesterday I took another HPT to see if the line was getting darker but it was still feint so I did another digital and it said pregnant 1-2 by now it should have read 3+.

I went to the dr and had more bloods done am still waiting for the results but I'm guessing they will show up as going down as I have started to bleed.

Im devastated actually I can't even find a word for how I feel atm.

cry1.gif cry1.gif cry1.gif cry1.gif

#21 bluecardigans

Posted 02 February 2013 - 07:12 AM

I am so very sorry OP. Keep your loved ones close by and be kind to yourself. bbighug.gif

#22 Allie_D

Posted 02 February 2013 - 07:26 AM

I am so very sorry to read your news OP bbighug.gif  Please take care of yourself

#23 FeralSis

Posted 02 February 2013 - 07:38 AM

So sorry to read this.

Take care OP.



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