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A week of Positive OPKs, and no clear thermal shift yet...

So I had two almost positive OPKs on 1/19 and 1/20, then since the 21st they have been pretty clearl...

Trying to Conceive

BBT Help?

I'm currently using Fertility Friend as my chart, thanks to a recommendation from a user on this sit...

Trying to Conceive

af finally showed up

:/ I am not sure If I am going to do soy this cycle or not, it delayed my O last cycle for over a w...

Trying to Conceive with Medical Assistance

New here... first IUI

Hello... My name is Bridgette (35) and I'm new to the forum. My husband and I have been trying for...

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A quick intro...

I guess I belong here, Im Sam (36) and dh Antonio is 46. We have been ttc #4 for 15 months. I had a...

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