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Got my first BFN while TTC :(


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#1 AJ26

Posted 02 February 2013 - 10:45 PM

Got off the pill 1.1.13  Got onto an ovulation tracker app on my phone, tells me to have sex 13-17, I do. Two weeks later BFN:(
But then on the 26.1.13 I got EWCM and had sex straight away..
What are my chances??
Waiting is driving me crazy!!
Which will be more accurate, Clear Blue or Forelife, depending on the sensitivity
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#2 hopelessromantic

Posted 02 February 2013 - 11:10 PM

Hi there.

When you come off the pill your cycles can take a few months to get them selves into a rhythm.  So using an ovulation tracker may not be accurate because your cycles are not yet in a cycle. Does that make sense?
Your cervical mucus is a much better indicator, but maybe just give your body a chance to reset itself and do what it does best.  For any normal couple it can take up to 12 months to conceive.  Unless age is working against you I would just give it a bit of time.  Work out your body cycles and don't freak out.  It's only been a month.  
If you are getting a bit older, I'd still just give it a bit more time, but maybe talk to your GP in a couple of months.  
All the very best.  Any other girls out there with better suggestions, please correct me. original.gif




#3 AJ26

Posted 02 February 2013 - 11:22 PM

QUOTE (hopelessromantic @ 02/02/2013, 11:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hi there.

When you come off the pill your cycles can take a few months to get them selves into a rhythm.  So using an ovulation tracker may not be accurate because your cycles are not yet in a cycle. Does that make sense?
Your cervical mucus is a much better indicator, but maybe just give your body a chance to reset itself and do what it does best.  For any normal couple it can take up to 12 months to conceive.  Unless age is working against you I would just give it a bit of time.  Work out your body cycles and don't freak out.  It's only been a month.  
If you are getting a bit older, I'd still just give it a bit more time, but maybe talk to your GP in a couple of months.  
All the very best.  Any other girls out there with better suggestions, please correct me. original.gif


#4 AJ26

Posted 02 February 2013 - 11:34 PM

Thanks, Age isn't the thing that's making me want to rush things, It's time, we've agreed for 3 months of trying then stop because any later and our possible baby will make having our long planned for wedding to happen, I dont think DP will change his mind sad.gif
But thank you for your reply original.gif

#5 greenthumbs

Posted 03 February 2013 - 06:02 AM

3 months is such a short time! I'd be following your body, NOT an app.

I went by cervical mucus and we conceived on the 3rd cycle of the pill. But pretty sure we were quite lucky.

Good luck.

#6 elmo_mum

Posted 03 February 2013 - 06:31 AM

it can take a month to a year or so till your body "can" ovulate properly to conceive...

sounds strange, but...

took us 6 months of ttc and i was on the pill for 10 years

relax and let nature take its course... don rely on app, chart your temp and go from that - that will tell you if you ovulate...


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