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Quick Survey: Several days late but BFN - what was the outcome?
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Posted 16 March 2012 - 04:20 PM
AF was due Wednesday and so far, no show. Two BFNs HPTs - one on Wednesday, another yesterday. I'm aware that there are different reasons why AF can be late, so I'm dutifully staying calm, but a BFP is the desired outcome, so I'm letting myself have a little hope
I have been browsing a lot of old forums etc and there seems to be a mix of outcomes and no real summary of how often it ends up positive/negative.
So my question is, if you have been in this situation, what was your outcome?
A) AF turned up a few days late
B) HPT eventually came out positive (due to low HCG or some other reason)
Simple A or B answer is fine (but you can write more if you want to!).
Posted 16 March 2012 - 04:36 PM
Option B for me - all 3 pregnancies. I always tested on the day AF was due and never got a positive test until maybe a week after AF was due. I knew (suspected) I was PG as I had sore boobs, aversion to coffee and chocolate and funny taste in mouth right from the outset. This never happens when AF is about to arrive.
Posted 16 March 2012 - 06:54 PM
This has only happened to me once. And it was B.
I was 2 weeks late and kept getting BFN. Turned out I actually ovulated the weekend my period was due, and managed to conceive. I got a positive 2 weeks after my period was due. Though I was (and still am), breastfeeding at the time, so that most likely played a part in my cycle being out of whack.
Posted 23 March 2012 - 06:40 PM
Always A for me. The times I have had a bfp it's been before a missed period about dy 12, but I have read others get positives later so it always a chance you ov later. My cycles do vary and I have worked out I only ov made half the cycles.
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