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Linea Nigra - early pregnancy sign?

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December 11th, 2011, 06:36 AM
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Hi everyone!
For those that havent seen my previous post I'm 24, have a 13mth old baby boy and my DH & I are have just started TTC # 2.
I came off the mini pill a few weeks ago, no withdrawal bleed, then about 1-2 weeks later got 6 days of OPK's (until today when it was negative). So i believed that I was ovulating over that time, did the BD thing and my fingers are now crossed in the long 2WW. I guess I am anywhere from 5-7DPO approximately.
When I feel pregnant with DS I got a linea nigra (line on the belly) before I even got a BFP, I was only just over 3 1/2 weeks.. That was definately the first sign I had of being pregnant.
So I noticed this afternoon my line has appeared again (unless it was lightly there still from the 1st pregnancy :s). I got my DH to see if I was seeing things and he said it could see it faintly too. Just not sure if its always been there and only just noticed it or if its coming back..
I was just wondering if anyone else has ever found this before they got a BFP?
I don't want to get my hopes up, but with that & a few other signs I can't help but think I'm pregnant... probably all in my head

What do you think?
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December 11th, 2011, 07:06 AM
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I have never heard about this but wanted to welcome you to TTC again! Hopefully you won't have to stay here long and get your bfp soon! In the mean time I look forward to getting to know you! My husband and I have been trying to conceive our first sticky bean for a long 1 1/2 years now. We are so ready!! Good luck to you and KUP when you start testing!!

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December 11th, 2011, 07:53 AM
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No clue on this. With me, I didn't get a line until closer to 7 months. And it's completely gone now. Good luck!

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December 11th, 2011, 12:01 PM
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With my DD my line didn't darken until I was around 6 months or later. Good Luck I hope you get your BFP.

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December 11th, 2011, 02:44 PM
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It sounds promising!
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December 12th, 2011, 02:49 PM
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I can't be too much help....I'm not sure when my line showed up with DD and it has never left Still there....oh how I wish it was a sign.

Baby dust to you I hope your stay is short

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December 12th, 2011, 02:56 PM
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I never got that line so i have no idea either. Hope your stay is short
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December 18th, 2011, 04:39 AM
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Hi ladies!
My belly line is becoming more noticeable so I took a HPT today (i think im around 9-10DPO) & I got a faint BFP!!
Hoping tomorrow the HPT line will become darker Fingers crossed!
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December 18th, 2011, 09:16 AM
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I really feel like this month is the month for everyone.. I'm already feeling nausea and the feeling that this month is the one..

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December 18th, 2011, 01:08 PM
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Paige I've read that it is a sign of early pregnancy. And since you got a faint positive I'd say that's pretty promising. Congratulations!!!
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June 13th, 2014, 11:23 PM
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even i m a10 dpo n today only noticed a dark line on my belly…yesterday night had severe backache and lower abdominal pain….but not today,…my breasts do not hurt but nipples do a lot….fingers crossed my AF due on 19th this month…lets see
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June 14th, 2014, 04:57 AM
rusticbythesea01's Avatar Steph
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I've never had that line...but it sounds very promising! Good luck!! I hope your test gets nice and dark in a day or two!

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June 14th, 2014, 07:40 AM
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I never had the line either, but hope to see some pics of a nice BFP for you!

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June 14th, 2014, 05:40 PM
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That's great! I hope your BFP line gets darker!! I never got a line with any of my pregnancies, but everyone has their own signs that gives them a heads up about pregnancy

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June 15th, 2014, 11:50 AM
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This is a very old thread ladies!
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