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20/08/2013 at 00:34
20/08/2013 at 17:10
Hi, Michelle20! I just started trying this month as well, my period is due today and I have been testing everyday since 9DPO, and got BFNs. Tested today too, at 13 DPO and another negative. Now I am just waiting for AF any moment, pretty sure I am out for this month. Like most of us, I have had the same symptoms as you, and now I understand that before your period is late, or at least a few days before, you can't get true pregnancy symptoms. These symptoms described are probably due to the progesterone increase during ovulation and a little after that, and early pregnancy can feel the same or only slightly different from when you are about to get your period. I am not saying you did not get pregnant, but at this point, not to go crazy anxious, it is best to try not to think too much about them.
After this first cycle I learned that, from the moment we decide to ttc, our brains get us tunned with any possible body change that we probably did not pay much attention before. That causes anxiety and can make us think that things are different when they are really not. That is why many women feel pregnant after ovulation even though they are not.
I hope you were lucky and able to conceive this cycle, so you don't have to worry about any of this! I'd wait for at least 14DPO to test! Lots of baby dust to you!
20/08/2013 at 21:36
Hi thank you for your messages, I know what you mean, since we started trying its constantly thinking about it and slight chances ara making me think deeper, I'm probably thinking too much as it is what we want more than anything in the world, but what will be will be. I'm not a patient person lol.. But have to deal with it. It would be our first baby so I don't know what to expect.
Thank you for replying.
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