+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 27
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Location
    Perth
    Posts
    54
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked
    9
    Reviews
    0

    Default How long do you wait before you test...

    We've been TTC for a couple of months now and I'm getting worried I'm hung up on symptom spotting this month! Last month I had some massively painful boobs but TTOM came & went.

    This time I'm just over a week & 2 days out from aunt flow arriving & I've been super lethargic for the past 3 days mainly in arvo/evening & have been nauseous on and off (mind you the nausea could be with other medical issues!)

    How long would you//do you have to wait before testing? And how long before it's truly reliable? Is that only after AF doesn't arrive?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Posts
    4,504
    Thanks
    2,007
    Thanked
    1,171
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Generally you will get a positive test 3-4 days after implanting.
    So 9-14 days after ovulation
    Pregnancy symptoms generally won't start until bub has implanted (6-11 days after ov)
    How did you determine ovulation day?
    Generally sore boobs are from the progesterone rising after ovulation, then it continues if you are pregnant

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    585
    Thanks
    271
    Thanked
    393
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I try my best and hold out until 10 days post ovulation and test with first response. Good luck!

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to Qwerty For This Useful Post:

    babys2015  (28-12-2014)

  5. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Launceston
    Posts
    13,466
    Thanks
    732
    Thanked
    2,355
    Reviews
    34
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    I wait till 5/6 dpo hahah. I have got a few positives 7dpo and 1 was 9pdo. So all showed up pretty early.

  6. #5
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Location
    Perth
    Posts
    54
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked
    9
    Reviews
    0
    Need a bit of help... What's dpo and I have no idea when ovulation is... Such a noob to this

  7. #6
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    585
    Thanks
    271
    Thanked
    393
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Days post ovulation

    So how many days after you ovulate. Typical cycle has you ovulating 14 days before period starts - but this can be different for different women.

  8. #7
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Location
    Perth
    Posts
    54
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked
    9
    Reviews
    0
    Ok according to that I'm 8 days dpo

  9. #8
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Location
    Perth
    Posts
    54
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked
    9
    Reviews
    0
    I had sore boobs from like a week before ttom

  10. #9
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Posts
    5,907
    Thanks
    3,327
    Thanked
    1,652
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    How do you know you're 8 dpo, if you don't know when ovulation is?

    With my first pregnancy, I got a BFP the day before AF was due, which was 11 dpo

    It's only been a few months, try not to worry. There is only a 25% chance each month that you'll fall pregnant, if you dtd at the right time. My DD took 7 months to conceive (9 cycles). She was conceived naturally, it just took time

  11. #10
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Location
    Perth
    Posts
    54
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked
    9
    Reviews
    0
    I'm just saying according to the information provided


 

Similar Threads

  1. sorry crosspost - how long did you wait for Harmony test results?
    By finally pregnant in forum Second Trimester Chat
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 26-10-2014, 12:59
  2. Harmony test - how long did you wait for results?
    By finally pregnant in forum First Trimester Chat
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 25-10-2014, 09:05
  3. The week long wait to test!!!
    By TTC1morepink in forum Conception & Fertility General Chat
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 13-10-2014, 22:12

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Maternity ClothesLooking to buy maternity clothes? :: Check the bubhub directory of local & online maternity clothes shops :: Find ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
IVF/FET April & May chatConception & Fertility General Chat
IVF Babies due Sep/Oct/Nov 2017 #2pregnancy and babies through IVF
How long did it take you to conceive?Conception & Fertility General Chat
I am... #20General Chat
April/May TTC group chatConception & Fertility General Chat
REVIEWS
"Pigeon teats rule!"
by Alex
Pigeon PP Wide Neck reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›