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    Default How early can one test?

    Hi all,
    my first time posting.....I can see that it's beautiful around here..like a bubhub family Im certain my question has been posted up many times on this forum but I'd thought I'd give it a go. DH and I have been ttc my cycle is 26-28 days we have been using the approach every second day from day 10 in cycle. If my cycle is is 26 days this month well then I am 6 dpo and if I'm 28 days this month I'm 5 dpo. I'm not sure if my understanding of all this is right...I'm kind of confused. When should I test..? After we dtd for two daysi had cramps that felt like I had my period. My bbs have been hurting and feel heavier but not throughout the whole day it comes and goes, and I feel bloated....but this might all be in my mind .. Somebody pls help. How much longer should I wait to test?

    Cheers

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    I used to try and hold out to 10-12DPO before testing...

    Technically you are meant to wait until your period is due/late.

    Have read about some ladies getting positives from as early as 7/8DPO.

    All depends how much willpower you have!!!

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    Try to wait until you are as close as possible to the day your period is due to save any unnecessary heartbreak! I tested at 14dpo and im glad i waited as i got my bfp

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    They say you should wait until AF is due but I'm not that patient, I got a BFP at 8dpo

    First pregnancy didn't even think to test because I didn't realise my period was a week late lol.

    Good luck!

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    You are "supposed" to wait until your period is due.

    I was too impatient for that and tested with First Response Early Response at 7dpo and got a BFP

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    Thanks loveydovey! Did u have any symptoms...did u feel anything?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zeddy View Post
    Thanks loveydovey! Did u have any symptoms...did u feel anything?
    A couple of days earlier I had felt the biggest bloat of my life...it was so uncomfortable and I couldnt eat anything.

    The veins on my chest were really prominent as well.

    Sore boobs came a bit later.

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    And how far along we're you? These things confuse me

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    I was three weeks when I got my BFP (7dpo).

    At 5dpo I had slight symptoms (the bloating).

    You can track your symptoms at www.countdowntopregnancy.com. It compares your symptoms with women who are pregnant which is cool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LoveyDovey View Post
    You are "supposed" to wait until your period is due.

    I was too impatient for that and tested with First Response Early Response at 7dpo and got a BFP
    Same.

    No symptoms for me, just a "feeling". Of course, I think I had that feeling every month

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