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09/07/2015 at 10:59
Please note: this thread is a duplicate of the main discussion thread on this; please feel free to add any replies to the main thread or here)
We'd really love your thoughts, please, on a new trend we've been noticing, here on the MadeForMums TTC forum and out there on other sites, for folks to 'tweak' photos of their pregnancy tests – to try to see if they can spot a different, or more definite, result.
Well, for those of you who don't already know, it's taking a photo of an apparently negative pregnancy test and then adjusting the brightness/contrast or inverting the image or even using photo-editing software to see if these 'tweaks' will show up a faint line that could mean the test is, in fact, positive and you're pregnant.
People also 'tweak' if they think they can see a faint positive line on the test – in the hope that a little adjustment or two might make that faint line look more definite.
We've just discovered that's even now an app that promises to take your pregnancy test pic and use 'specialized filters easily pull a line not visible to the naked eye to a strong positive'.
So what we're wondering is: is tweaking a good idea or not?
Do you or would you tweak? If so, why? And if not, why not?
Have you ever posted a pic of a tweaked pregnancy test on Chat – and asked for other people's verdict on whether they can see a faint line or not? Did you find the replies helpful?
Please do let us know what you think by adding a post here or on the main discussion thread about this. We'd really value your opinions and reactions to this.
10/07/2015 at 03:11
I've never tweaked a test,I've took a few before due period and it was the faintest,I showed it to others to see what they thought and then waited a few days to take the digital clear blue for reassurance.
I wouldn't tweak because youl know within a few days of a faint line whether it was a real positive or evap line (I've had those)
But to those that tweak,carry on, you're doing no harm and if it works for you,then no harm done x
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