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Anyone who concieved twins have ovulation pain on both sides the month of conception?

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#1 anniesmummy

Posted 12 May 2008 - 09:35 AM

Hi Ladies,

I get Mittelschmerz every month, however on this cycle I got the pain on both sides. I knew it was ovulation pain as I have it all the time and know how it feels.

I am not on any medication that would cause me to ovulate on both sides. I guess my question is, has this happened to anyone here and if so did it end up with twins.

Thanks for any advice.


#2 ~Fuzjuz~

Posted 12 May 2008 - 12:44 PM

I get ovulation pain when I release 2 eggs & it's always been from the same side. original.gif

Very possible you've released 2 eggs. HTH.

#3 Guest_Millipede_*

Posted 12 May 2008 - 10:42 PM

My fried was having ultrasound tracking one cycle and ovulated from both ovaries, she also regularly gets pain in both ovaries. ie pops out 2 eggs quite a lot.

On at least one occasion this has resulted in a multiple pregnancy (but sadly she misscarried).

Me on the other hand I have only ever have mittelschmerz on my right ovary (each cycle) and assume from this that I ovulate only from the right ovary??? I would love to find out if I have a dodgy left ovary.  huh.gif

#4 nicki.d

Posted 13 May 2008 - 03:00 PM

Hi. I'm a little different in that I had ovulation induction to fall pregnant. They give you ultrasounds every few days to track the growth of the follicles, and when there is one big enough, you inject a drug to release the egg.

Well, I only had the one follicle big enough to release an egg, which was in my left ovary. I know I ovulated on a Tuesday (because of the injection), but on the Friday of that week, I had excruciating pain in my right ovary. I had never experienced this before, so I told the nurse at the fertility clinic.

Yep, you guessed it. I had popped out another egg on my right side, which resulted in my beautiful twin daughters. wub.gif

So I guess it is a possibility that you may have ovulated twice. Best of luck with falling pregnant!

#5 *~Kellie~*

Posted 14 May 2008 - 12:19 PM

I always get ovulation pain, but only on the side that I'm ovulating from.  In the month I conceived twins I didn't have a pain that I could pinpoint to a particular ovary, but more all over pain, it hurt to sit and the pain in the evening got so bad I required a hot water bottle and it hurt to DTD.

At at the time we didn't know it was 2 eggs releasing, even though my cycle was being tracked I had a dodgy right ovary that would tuck up and couldn't be seen clearly on ultrasound.

#6 MotherClucker

Posted 14 May 2008 - 12:28 PM

Millipede im the exact opposite from you, my pain is constantly on the left and only usually for 8 hours. Infact this pregnancy I have now, was from my left but because I lost my left fallopian tube I was able to track it being dragged across to my right tube. Bloody crippling!!

#7 *~Kellie~*

Posted 14 May 2008 - 12:39 PM

I lost my left fallopian tube I was able to track it being dragged across to my right tube

I have always found this fact totally AMAZING

#8 Guest_Jamiesmummy_*

Posted 14 May 2008 - 12:42 PM

Im pretty sure Im having a singleton pregnancy going by my other pregnancies and births. But I am 40 and do feel ovulation and felt this month it was on both sides, even during the stretching you feel in pregnancy I feel both ovaries do the ache they do in pregnancy, it will be interesting but I am only expecting one baby here. I will see what our scan shows.lol.

#9 Puggle

Posted 14 May 2008 - 12:46 PM

I haven't conceived twins, but do get ovulation pain on both sides on a regular basis. It can be quite debilitating, and I usually have to retreat to bed to lie curled in the foetal position with a heatpack.

#10 MotherClucker

Posted 15 May 2008 - 08:23 PM

Kellie thats what I  think too but I am very grateful for my 9 month break  laughing2.gif

#11 Phoenix76

Posted 07 June 2008 - 12:12 AM

I don't normally get ovulation pain, however did get it whilst on chlomid, during the month that I conceived twins, I had ovulation pain on both sides, about 2-3 days apart.  I was tracking too, after the first ovulation I had my blood test, and my doc said he didn't think i'd ovulated yet... then I got another one on the other side... didn't click at the time that i could end up with twins, but we soon worked it out!

#12 fillesetjumeaux

Posted 10 June 2008 - 12:24 PM

I never got really bad o pain, more like a little niggle, but definitely one side or the other.

My most recent conception, I was not using OPKs and was trying to be relaxed about the whole thing.  However, the weekend I expected to ovulate, i did have cramping that was more all over than usual (I ended up assuming it was my IBS playing up!).

I found out at my first scan that I am expecting twins, and there was a CL on each ovary.  I too am missing one tube, so my R tube did double duty for this one!

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