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August 30th, 2009, 08:23 PM
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Originally Posted by benandali View Post
So, when you said "AF", were you saying you didn't ovulate but still had a period? So that still counts as the same cycle then??

Yes. If there's no Peak and you have a bleed, it's an interruption to the Basic Infertile Pattern and not the start of a new cycle. The reason for that is because it could be related to ovulation itself, so you abstain and count 3 (Early Day Rule #2). With a true menstruation - one that follows Peak, there is no need to count 3 after.

Here are two sample charts that show non-menstural bleeding episodes.

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