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Quick Survey: Several days late but BFN - what was the outcome?


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#1 Gumnut82

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 original.gif

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!).


Thanks! original.gif

#2 Spring Chickadee

Posted 16 March 2012 - 04:27 PM

It has happen 3 times and always ended in A


Some people do get late BFPs though so it's still an option!

#3 IsolaBella

Posted 16 March 2012 - 04:31 PM

I was a few days late. Experiencing symptoms (BFN's though) and then AF arrived 3-4 days late for the first time in my life (ie. LF constant at 14d).

Next cycle I got my BFP (and no symptoms that month LOL!!!)



#4 iheartu

Posted 16 March 2012 - 04:35 PM

My AF ended up being 100 days late ending in BFN & a pcos diagnosis.

Next cycle BFP! I'm now 7 weeks pregnant with #2 original.gif

#5 MuppetGirl

Posted 16 March 2012 - 04:35 PM

I have had this happen a few times and it always ended up A sad.gif


#6 gemmaw

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.

Good luck.

#7 MrsWidget

Posted 16 March 2012 - 04:39 PM

A every time.

#8 KnightsofNi

Posted 16 March 2012 - 04:44 PM

A.

I was once 10 days late while we were TTC, BFN's everyday. So stressful and distressing.

#9 Pompol

Posted 16 March 2012 - 04:48 PM

A. Quite a few times. It turned out I just wasn't ovulating every month and the annovulary cycles went forever (or it felt like it anyway).

#10 whatnamenow

Posted 16 March 2012 - 06:37 PM

BFP 3 weeks later.  turns out i had ovulated 2 weeks later than usual.



Now 5w 5 days according to the bloodtest..  biggrin.gif

#11 CountryFeral

Posted 16 March 2012 - 06:41 PM

A



#12 lactasticmama

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.

Good luck!

#13 LeeBee8

Posted 17 March 2012 - 08:35 AM

Happened a few times to me, always ended up being "A"

#14 Divine 35

Posted 17 March 2012 - 02:03 PM

A, each time i have been pregnant it has shown up, wheni  tested.

#15 Duck-o-lah

Posted 17 March 2012 - 05:31 PM

2 cycles ago I was 4 days late, option A though I'm afraid.

#16 Holidayromp

Posted 22 March 2012 - 07:57 AM

A - however AF was a week late.  Turned out that I ovulated much later than I thought.

#17 Em1982

Posted 23 March 2012 - 11:28 AM

always A...

My pregnancies always showed up when I tested includeing the multiple m/cs I have had.

Good luck OP.

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#18 Natttmumm

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.
Good luck

#19 ~lemontart~

Posted 25 March 2012 - 03:31 PM

The one and only time I had this happen I was infact pregnant.
At least two HPT at home and a drs one all negative. She is now 4.5 years old.

#20 katie_d

Posted 25 March 2012 - 03:46 PM

B
Did HPT 3 or 4 days after AF was due. BFN although I just knew I was pregnant. Had blood test a couple days later and BFP.

#21 MrsW87

Posted 25 March 2012 - 03:57 PM

Every single time for me it has been A. Both times that I have been pregnant I have had a positive HPT the day or the day after my period was due.

Not the news you want to hear I know, but thought I would be honest.

Fingers are crossed it is B for you though.

#22 lilsunniegirl

Posted 29 April 2012 - 06:26 PM

Twice and was A - but was very very late.. a few weeks.. i think I kept First Response's shareholders very very happy during those times

#23 Divine 35

Posted 29 April 2012 - 06:28 PM

lol, it looks like i posted i here in March laughing2.gif

Edited by Divine53, 29 April 2012 - 06:29 PM.


#24 ~Sorceress~

Posted 29 April 2012 - 06:31 PM

I had a -ve HPT and went downstairs for a very relieved strong drink. Next morning, the test in the bin showed +ve. sad.gif

Re-tested, and was definitely a +ve...

#25 Sunshiney

Posted 30 April 2012 - 10:13 AM

A

Chem preg each time AFs been late.



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