(Closed) SO new to this…need advice!

posted 5 years ago in TTC
Post # 3
328 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

If you’re 8 days past your period, take a test! That way you’ll know for sure!

Post # 4
2178 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Take a test! Let us know what happens.

Post # 5
2440 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

Take a pregnancy test, that way you know for sure if you need to be taking a prenatal vitamin regularly and avoiding foods/alcohol/etc. 

Post # 7
2178 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

You are far enough past ovulation that any test should be reliable at this point, you don’t need an extra sensitive one because you are significantly overdue. I do know most bees tend to stay away from any blue dye test, so run out and buy a pink one tonight and POAS tomorrow morning!

Post # 8
9053 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

@babycakes24:  First response early result is the gold standard, but if you’re really 8 days late any test will do, even a dollar store one.

I was sick in my first trimester as well, and my OB pretty much said that babies are good little parasites.  They’ll take what they need from their host most of the time.

Post # 10
1720 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

@babycakes24:  You can. I didn’t because I wanted to surprise him in a cute way.

Post # 11
3028 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@babycakes24:  I didn’t pee in the room w/ him, but showed him after.  It’s easier (at least for me) to pee into a (throw away) cup then on the stick.  Good Luck!

Post # 12
3150 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2018

@babycakes24:  these posts are usually a girl 3 dpo reading into every twinge. 8 days is seriously late. None of us are going to be able to tell you anything besides it is time to test. I would go with a first response test. 

Post # 15
8145 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

I echo everyone else! Get a FRER and let us know how it goes.  🙂

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