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    Hi All,

    I am new to Bubhub. This is our first time TTC. We have been trying since April 2016. I was wondering if anybody else struggles with stress/overthinking about TTC.

    Right now i feel like my body is trying to tell me i am pregnant but every test i take is negative. AF is due tomorrow and the last test i took was at about 10.30pm last night when i just had a feeling.

    At the moment my symptoms are;
    Bloating
    Nausea
    Constipation
    Gassy
    Loss of Appetite

    I guess i will be able to tell tomorrow but if AF does come then i feel like something could be wrong with me. Gah.. its so hard to switch my brain off.

    Baby Dust to all you TTC

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    Welcome! How old are you? April really isn't a long time to be trying. Have you had any tests?

    We tried for 13 years naturally. About to do a second round of IVF.

    Lots of women get anxious and sad. I'd suggest finding some ways to occupy your mind this time of the month. Yoga? Pilates, Meditation? Reading? Movies?

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    I found when ttc, that I would be paying more attention to my body and was reading things into 'symptoms', that were possibly always there.

    With my daughter, the first month trying, I had every heaps of pregnancy symptoms and AF arrived on time. The next month was a new lot of symptoms, I was sure I was pregnant, and along came AF. My 9th cycle was the one I got pregnant on, and I had no symptoms whatsoever.

    This time around, the same thing. Symptoms each month, even when I wasn't pregnant. And the month I was, I barely had any symptoms - metallic taste ever so briefly, and post nasal drip for half a day

    All I can suggest, is to document your symptoms each month. You will soon figure out what are normal pre-AF symptoms for you, so you stop assuming they are a sign you are pregnant

    Good luck

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    Im only 22, i went to the doctor and she assured me everything was good. It is honestly a mind thing for me and i just dont know how to switch off. AF isnt here yet.

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    So AF is 3 days late.. Im not normally late. Test still says negative. Booked into docs monday here is hoping!


 

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