Sounds like a Chemical Pregnancy to me (very early miscarriage). I've had 2 now and it's devasting. Chances are, even if you were pregnant, you wouldn't have a bfp anymore. I'm about 80% sure this is what has happened to you. Either that or, if you don't chart your bbt and aren't exactly positive (based on chart confirmation) of when you ovulated, you could have just O'd late which is why your period was "late". However, if O was confirmed and your pregnancy test is negative, I'd be willing to bet that you conceived but the pregnancy didn't "stick". No need to worry though. Chemical Pregnancies are unfortunately pretty common and most women don't even know they've had one and just chalk it up to a weird/late/bad period. I'm sorry you're dealing with this. ((HUGS)) Fingers crossed that you are indeed pregnant! Lots of reasons for bleeding in early pregnancy as well. xx GL!View Thread
I think it's time you seek medical advice. Three years (or anything over 12-18 months for that matter) of unprotected sex without pregnancy likely signals a problem. While you have time on your side since you're so young, it could be something simple and easy to fix that's holding you back. Again, I would see a doctor immediately. I also think charting your basal body temperature (check out FertilityFriend.com) will help you figure out whether you're actually ovulating as well as provide insight to your overall health (which can impact your fertility). You should also use ovulation kits to predict ovulation (usually Answer Brand Daily strips are the cheapest and easiest way to go- Walmart sells them at about $20 for 20 strips). These will give you a 24-48 hour heads up that ovulation is near so you will know when to have sex. Charting will confirm that ovulation has occurred. It's possible to get a positive ovulation strip and not actually ovulate (mostly common in people with PCOS or instances of delayed ovulation). Good luck! I know it's been a month or so since you posted, but I hope the information reaches you and helps if even a little. View Thread
CONGRATS! I had my Mirena removed Feb 14, 2011 and got pregnant while preventing in July 2011 only to lose it right away at 4w3d (found out 3 days before AF was due). We decided to TTC in November... Had another very early miscarriage April 9, 2012 so now we're moving onto cycle 7 of ATTC (bbt charting, opks, the works). So glad that you finally got your bfp after 11 cycles!! Congrats again! View Thread
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