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My husband and I are trying to sway for a girl and as I am still breastfeeding my son my cycles are irregular so I bought some OPKs to try to determine my ovulation.
I have been testing for over a week now and last night I got a very faint 2nd line and today the line is slightly lighter than the control line.
The last time we BD was 5 nights ago.
Do you think we should BD again tonight or do you think it will be too close to ovulation for the chances for a girl? Does anyone know approximately how long before ovulation your 2nd line would show slightly lighter than the control line?
Sorry is probably too late for advice. For what I've learned the lines thing varies. This past cycle actually I had an almost positive about 5 days before I actually got the real positive (as dark line or darker than the control). To be in the safe side is better to observe and use a cycle or two as practice before the attempt. But I know that maybe hard for lots of people.
I say you should have bdd once that night because you usually ovulate 12 to 24 or more hours after your first real positive.
Another good idea is to temp on a bbt chart so you can pinpoint ovulation with another variable.