Irregular Cycle – When is period considered late?

posted 4 months ago in Beehive
Post # 2
2615 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2017

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brideandblue :  can’t be sure unless you track you cycle via BBT. Could just be a late ovulation. 

Post # 4
1326 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2019

I understand late to be the first day after your longest cycle. Have you tested? If it’s negative it’s very possible you ovulated later than expected and AF is on the way. 

Post # 6
1045 posts
Bumble bee

Given your irregularity and your pattern of very short cycles, I’d recommend you begin charting using a basal body temperature thermometer and an app like Fertility Friend. This will allow you to determine when you are ovulating and how long your luteal phase is. That’s going to provide you with key insight as to what’s going on. 

Post # 10
2287 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2017

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brideandblue :  if you’re truly “late”, a pregnancy test will be positive if you are pregnant (no matter how much water you drink).  I’d wait a week and test again if your period does not come.  

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