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July 28th, 2011, 04:53 PM
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Hi my name is Kristen. I have a 10 month old and I just got my cycle back 2 months ago. On top of that I've been having some gynecological issues so I don't really know what's going on with my body. I've always checked my cervix, and cm but this is my 1st time temping and charting along with using OPK's. Any help would be great!! I had a feeling that I was ovulating 2 times a month and this cycle is my 1st time using OPK's so I think I was right all along. This is the OPK from yesterday evening and I *think* it's positive. If you all agree then that would make it my 2nd positive OPK this month.I tested pos on Thursday evening and Fri afternoon. I also had an U/S on Sat (not for fertility but checking for cysts and such) and the tech confirmed I was currently ovulating then too. On Sunday my OPK was sooo negative along with everyday until yesterday evening. Any help would be great! Thanks!
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My chart (I was sick for a good majority of these days so I think that may have something to do with my wonky temps.
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July 28th, 2011, 06:02 PM
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I think you caught the end of the surge.

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July 28th, 2011, 11:06 PM
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I believe you can get a positive OPK and then not ovulate, so I believe what probably happened is the first time you almost did and the second time maybe you did...? Too early to tell at this point though.

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July 29th, 2011, 10:27 AM
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Your body can gear up to ovulate, and then not go through with it. That will produce a positive OPK. OPK's can't tell you whether ovulation was successful or not, just that your body is trying to ovulate. This may be what the U/S tech saw as well. When your body is trying to ovulate, the ovaries are slightly enlarged and a few of the follicles will be noticeably larger. LH surges and the OPK detects that. The U/S tech can see the larger follicles and know that ovulation may be near. At that point it can go either way. Ovulation could occur or it can be interrupted. If ovulation does not occur, the larger follicles die off and in a few days or weeks...some new follicles come forward so your body can try again.

When ovulation happens twice in a cycle, the second egg is released within 24 hours of the first one. Tracking your CM and temperatures will tell you when an attempt at ovulation has been successful, or failed.
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July 29th, 2011, 05:01 PM
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Everything Shawna said. I actually held off on answering, because I knew you could say it better.

But also, that OPK doesn't actually look positive to me. Almost positive.

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