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    Hi,
    I am feeling quite confused. I have mentioned in another post that I am ttc after miscarrying in May. I have again been using a opk and as I have never received a positive (even in the cycles I have previously conceived on) the doctor advised testing twice a day 2pm and 8pm.
    I have been doing this since day 9. My cycles are usually 29-31 days long. The shortest cycle I have ever had was 27 and this was the cycle after I m/c. I noticed my mucous beginning to turn fertile - still a little globby on day 11. We have bd day 12 and 13 and I usually do this each cycle right through to day 18.
    What confuses me is that I still haven't had a positive opk. Now I notice very little cm today. Has anyone else experienced not having a positive opk? i have had my hormone levels checked and I am ovulating well. What is grapefruit juice for?
    Has anyone got any advice. I just don't get why I am not able to see my surge.
    love and blessings,

    Mama to dd 10, ds 5, dd 3, dd 18months and angel daughter 18/05/05


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    Hi Happy1,

    I too have never had a + OPK, even the time we conceived. Some people just are unable to detect it in urine. All but one BT have shown that I O and the one that didn't was done too early!

    There is a thread in Conception General Discussion on TTC remidies, have a look at that... there are heaps of ideas on what to try!!!

    Good Luck!

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    Thanks Mel for taking the time to reply to me. It was reassuring to hear that someone else has this experience. I did the testing twice a day regime this month and only ever got a second line of lesser colour than the control... I am hoping so badly that I did ovulate ( I don't seem to get obvious ewcm). I am feeling flat, flat, flat today. It seems forever until I can start to test. I am not even sure I want to start testing as I just can't face seeing a bfn. I had a really good feeling about this month, I was feeling that this was it. Today I am feeling sorry for myself. I am sure you know the feelings I am feeling!!! It feels good to be able to speak in a safe environment. Thankyou.
    Congratulations on your BFP!!!! =D>
    Love and thanks,
    Deb

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