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26/06/2013 at 15:27
I'm interested to know what time of day have any of you got positive OPKs.
I keep reading conflicting reports as to when you should do them. Some say FMU others say don't & to do it during the day which means taking sticks & a pot to work & disappearing for 10 minutes waiting for a result.
Last cycle I was testing when I got home at 6ish & never got a positive but had a temperature spike so did ov.
What did other people find?
26/06/2013 at 15:31
I normally tested at about 5pm when I came home from work. Weekends I might have tested at 2pm instead. I never thought about doing them at work!!
I think I read somewhere that 2pm was the ideal time but anywhere between 10am and 8pm was ok.
26/06/2013 at 16:28
You should test between 2 and 8pm for an accurate result and shouldn't have peed 4 hours prior to the test x
26/06/2013 at 16:34
Not wee for 4 hours!!!! I can't manage 30 minutes without needing to go!
26/06/2013 at 16:52
i believe CB OPKs require fmu, then IC are best between 10-8 with the optimum time being around 1pm-2pm
26/06/2013 at 17:40
I used to do mine about 3pm.
26/06/2013 at 18:31
I used to do mine after work at about 4.30pm. You should test between 2pm and 8pm. CBFM asks for FMU because it's not just looking fro LH but oestrogen as well.
26/06/2013 at 19:53
Might have to take them into work & try them around lunchtime. At least I'll get 10 mins away from my desk - even if it will be sat in the bogs!
12/01/2017 at 16:13
Hi,Ive been using the opk strips and I've either had a faint line a week ago or nothing now,my period started on the 16th December and finished around the 25th according to the ovulating calendar I should of ovulated last weekend but the strips didn't pick it up,so I'm confused about whether I've ovulated or not this month? Plus I've had back ache and stomach pains but I'm not due on till next week or maybe the week after if af wants to be a pain lol,and advice would be great full thankyou x
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