Yeah I think it's pretty common to be quite bloated. Although it's my second (well third really) pregnancy so perhaps my body is just getting prepared early haha. The baby is the size of a sesame seed so I definitely can't blame it on that!!
The bloating is almost always worse with each subsequent prg, and you'll almost always "pop" sooner after a few bubs. This is because your stomach muscles degenerate.
Welcome newbies! I hope your journeys are short and sweet
Shebes, sorry to hear you have to wait xo
lexim so glad it all worked out in the end how are you feeling today?
Shrillian how are you going? Good luck with your BT today!
M2OR don't stress over the GBS it's very common and comes and goes all the time, you will be tested again during pregnancy at around 36w if it's positive than ask about having another round of antibiotics, it can also be treated with garlic and diet
Babymakers88, M2OR and LouLaa I have pretty long cycles normally, around 35/36 days have managed to conceive with no problems, I usually O around CD21 (which is CD14 for everyone else) but if you want you can ask for LH and progesterone blood tests on CD24 to see if you are ovulating and to see if your progesterone level is high enough to support a pregnancy.
LouLaa my boys are 5 and 6 too! Sorry to hear about the thrush
Welcome back Charli22, sorry to hear about your loss xo
Bulbsaur glad something gave way, nothing worse than being in limbo! Good luck for your next cycle.
Sorry CiCi87 I don't have any knowledge of clomid xo
Colbie if you are willing to do a transvaginal ultrasound I would have it done before
AFM just hanging out waiting for my next cycle to start so I can track it, AF is just finishing up and DF flew back to work this morning and isn't home until the 3rd
Pregnancy blood test is actually tomorrow, at 0820. Usually get a call with the results anywhere between 1200-1600. I'm trying hard to not buy a hpt and wait till tomorrow's test.
I have been trying to psyche myself up for a BFN so I don't get too disappointed. I have had different symptoms to my first non-sticky BFP - that is, no coloured discharge or breast sensitivity. Only had cramps this time around, which is making me think it hasn't worked this cycle.
If it doesn't work this cycle, my FS said we'll try "next steps" (currently using letrozole tablets to prompt ovulation). I'm scared to think what that will involve! Not sure if I want to go through the pain of further trying. It's been so *trying* already.
Boo to DF being away for so long! What are your plans for the silly season?
So I am symptom spotting...don't kill me MrsT hahaha.
I thought I wasn't utd until yesterday. My boobs and especially my nips were so tender!! Also I get twinges in my right ovary area (that's why I thought I was ovulating), also very gassy and having to do no. 2's multiple times a day...not sure if they mean ANYTHING probs over analysing and just ate something off lol.
I went against most advice and just booked in for the 2nd of jan just before we go. Terrible I know but I just feel like it's the right decision.
That sucks your DH isn't around for Christmas or new year
DH's SA showed healthy strong wrigglers. I'm unfortunately "Unexplained". I display symptoms of PCOS, without having it. Only naturally get AF every 3-4 months and FS isn't convinced I'm even ovulating those months.
First few months he gave me pills to try to change my body to prompt O by itself. Failed. Then started letrozole in September (BFP but didn't stick) and again in October (BFN). Now again in December (skipped November as I had to have surgery to remove a cyst near my tailbone).
I'm hoping against hope this cycle works, but then again, with our track record and my silly lack of normal cycles... Who knows!
I'm keeping our shopping to extended hours only - so much easier to shop at 11pm than 5pm! No people at all!!!
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