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#1 EBLeearne

Posted 21 March 2012 - 10:18 AM

Take the guesswork out of conceiving with Clearblue with this fantastic fertility prize pack including a gourmet romantic picnic hamper, Zita West’s Guide to Fertility and Assisted Conception: Essential Advice on Preparing Your Body for IVF and other Fertility Treatments.

Trying for a baby is one of the most exciting times in a couple’s life, but it seems that many women still have a low understanding surrounding the details on how to get pregnant. Recent research by the fertility experts at Clearblue has found that one in two couples planning a pregnancy are trying to conceive at the wrong time, hampering their chances of success .

At home ovulation tests such as the Clearblue Digital Ovulation Test, can help you get pregnant naturally by identifying the best 2 days to conceive in every cycle. If you and your partner are planning for a baby or having trouble conceiving, Clearblue can help take out the guesswork by making it easier for you to understand your ovulation cycle and fertility. The test even gives you clear digital results, so there’s no need to interpret any hard-to-read lines.  

If you and your partner are currently trying for a baby, Clearblue is offering one lucky reader a fertility prize package that includes a romantic picnic hamper to enjoy with your partner and Zita West’s Guide to Fertility and Assisted Conception: Essential Advice on Preparing Your Body for IVF and other Fertility Treatments.

The Clearblue Digital Ovulation Test is available nationally from major supermarkets and pharmacies in a pack of seven tests (RRP $69.99). For more information on Clearblue and to use the Clearblue cycle calendar so you can start tracking your ovulation cycle and know when you are most fertile visit: www.clearblue.com/au/.

Prize:
Gourmet picnic hamper valued at $170
Zita West’s Guide to Fertility and Assisted Conception: Essential Advice on Preparing Your Body for IVF and other Fertility Treatments  valued at $31.25
Total prize being: $201.25

How to enter:
For your chance to win, just reply below with the answer to the following question in 25 words or less:
"How long have you been trying to conceive and what do you use to help pinpoint the best time to conceive?"

T &Cs pinned in competition forum.
Competition commences Wednesday March 21 until Wednesday April 18 2012.

#2 leebec

Posted 21 March 2012 - 10:28 AM

18 months and have been using the Clear Blue Fertilty Monitor got a BFP 1st month but lost bub now using on FET IVF cycles

#3 wantingno2

Posted 21 March 2012 - 10:34 AM

We have been trying to conceive baby #2 for over 6 yrs. We have done numerous treatments, but always use clearblue for pinpointing ovulation.

#4 Barefoot

Posted 21 March 2012 - 10:52 AM

After trying for DS for 5 years, we are now trying to conceive a sibling and have been trying for a few months now. I currently use poas to determine ovulation.

#5 GertieJess

Posted 21 March 2012 - 11:03 AM

We've had 2 unsuccessful cycles of IVF. And now we've been trying almost  naturally (I'm on clomid for ovulation) for 10 months... We track  ovulation using the P.D tracking app, our doctors clinical notes... We  might just have to try clearblue!

#6 bonnie mcbride

Posted 21 March 2012 - 11:52 AM

TTC for over 3 years. 1 miscarriage in amongst all this. I use the ovulation pee test and an iphone ap called Pink Pad.

#7 melzo

Posted 21 March 2012 - 01:06 PM

TTC for 2 1/2 years. Tracking CM whole time, using OPK's for 10 months and now on 2nd month of tracking temperature.

#8 creativemummy

Posted 21 March 2012 - 02:13 PM

Where do i start..  We started to try for a family in 1999, after having a miscarried and being told by the doctor that its a common thing for women to have miscarriages. Little did we know it would take us 7 years to have a beautiful boy, through pure miracle.
I tried ovulation kits bought from woolies, we tried using egg white (yes, from chook egg) to help with my vagina juices (sounds pretty gross, but when desperate try anything) i had massive amounts of pillows under my butt to keep it all in there after wild monkey dance, i went on cold medicines to try and help increase the vagina juices, went off coffee onto herbal drinks..  We tried all known alternative therapies - herbs, naturopath, reflexology, accupuncture, i saw a chinese herbalist, we tried iui, followed by isci x 3 times. First time no fertilized eggs, last two times lucky to have one fertilized egg which never took.  We had generic testing to find out there is no apparent reason why i cannot concieve, so decided to try the donor egg path. We asked our pastor to annoint us. We advertised in sydney child for donor egg and had 7 ppl reply our message, only to find out that i was already pregnant on my own egg.
Thus we have a beautiful boy through a pure miracle. He turned 5 years in January. We started to try again, knowing the long path of ttc asap, and have had 2 known miscarriages since..
Im ready for white flag, and to give up.. but each month goes by and my periods arrives and i read something new on the net, and have that little glimmer of hope that maybe this month might be the month for conceiving another beautiful miracle.. We currently using clearblue stix, and trying the moon ovulation cycles - never know what could happen and this is making hubby happy! (lots of wild monkey dances)

So for all those who are ttc baby no.1 dont give up.. It tooks us 7 years and if it can happen to us - it can happen for you too..
Good luck..

#9 Cmum2b

Posted 21 March 2012 - 03:56 PM

We're about to try for the first time. I've been charting periods, mucus, temps etc for the past 3months to know and understand  my cycle

#10 ernesto

Posted 22 March 2012 - 11:58 AM

Started trying again a few months ago,  and we use my hormones to tell me when it's the best time to conceive.  When I'm hormonally hot (like a menopausal old woman), I know I'm ready so it's on!!!      Worked last time, should work this time too (we hope!).

#11 MuffTuft

Posted 22 March 2012 - 12:10 PM

We only just started, and when 'I'm in the mood' we take that as a sign that it's time to conceive!!!   haha!!   I'll let you know how we go!!!

#12 silver-rain

Posted 22 March 2012 - 12:11 PM

2 years and 2 heartbreaking miscarriages for us. We use fertility friend charting and OPKs to pinpoint ovulation, might try Clearblue for some better luck!

#13 ernesto69.

Posted 22 March 2012 - 12:15 PM

I thought we only just started trying but apparently my sneaky wife has been giving it a go for a fair while now!!  And I thought she wanted me for my body, not my seed biggrin.gif
She has it all mapped out on the calendar, in the kitchen!  All in codes that no one can understand but her!!


#14 gemgirl

Posted 22 March 2012 - 12:21 PM

We've been trying for 19 LONG months... and we use it all. Maybe Baby, CM monitoring, temping, OPKs, charting. The only thing we *haven't* tried is the Clearblue Digital Ovulation Test!  It might just do the trick! Well... that and a relaxing picnic, perhaps!

Edited by gemgirl, 22 March 2012 - 12:25 PM.


#15 nicolae

Posted 22 March 2012 - 05:17 PM

I tried 5 years for my daughter and have tried for 4 years for the next one. I no longer need to use anything as we have to do IVF.

#16 Sassy Dingo

Posted 22 March 2012 - 06:55 PM

Jan 2012. I was diagnosed with PCOS. I'm on clomid now and have an ultrasound to see if it has worked then BD like teenagers original.gif

#17 rachkap

Posted 23 March 2012 - 01:54 PM

We have been trying to conceive for years and all I do is keep a calendar diary of my menstral cycle. I conceived a few years back but lost the baby at 18 weeks.  Maybe a romantic picnic would be the magic answer!

#18 mayj

Posted 23 March 2012 - 02:23 PM

We were lucky to just fall pregnant with our first then had a miscarraige 12mths later. We have tried varies ovulation kits including saliva, yet found we needed like 3-4 packets because I wasn't regular with my periods. I know just use an ovulation calculater on my phone to work out when and still waiting lol

#19 Skyebo

Posted 23 March 2012 - 04:48 PM

TTC baby number 2 for over 12 months, had 2 miscarriges so far sad.gif and we use a phone app and try as much as possible!

#20 nikkibaby1

Posted 26 March 2012 - 03:05 PM

With my first it was 15months and i tried everything and anything. This time it 3mths so far but havent really tried much except looking out for egg white cervical mucus (sorry tmi). I have a blocked tube though so falling pregnant is harder for me

#21 deshe

Posted 28 March 2012 - 12:16 PM

6 months, mucus, periods

#22 Melissashaye

Posted 28 March 2012 - 09:24 PM

TTC for 8 months, with the last month being the first cycle of chlomid due to not ovulating regularly and endometriosis.  To track ovulation, I use OPK's and go by my CM and the feel of my ovaries.

#23 yafffy

Posted 29 March 2012 - 10:50 AM

I have been trying to conceive after a failed pregnancy.  It's been 6 months so far....

#24 Wishing2011

Posted 29 March 2012 - 12:58 PM

12 months +. Was about to start IVF and got a BFP in Feb this year but sadly we had a miscarriage.

I used to use OPKs and temp but after speaking to a FS he told me they had done their job and to BD every day between CD10 - CD15. It did the trick last month! I just hope it happens again soon.

#25 yoursjinu

Posted 29 March 2012 - 03:13 PM

We have been trying for a baby for the past one month.Im 29 and my husband is 31. Currently not using any ovulation test. Just getting a lot of information about pregnancy and ovulation.Really happy i joined this group!!




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