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ov test

i was just wondering how affective they have been for u ladies and is it worth it im thinking about going to the store right now to buy some

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:14 AM on Sep. 16, 2009 in Trying to Conceive

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  • I havent tried one im in the same boat you are though. I have heard that they are very effective though.
    OliviasMommy614

    Answer by OliviasMommy614 at 3:46 AM on Sep. 16, 2009

  • They can be very effective for a lot of women. The problem comes with interpretation: the test line must be as dark as or darker than the control line, and sometimes it's hard to tell if it's dark enough to be positive. If you can afford it, the digital ones that say for sure whether you're in your fertile period are the best way to go. Charting is a good way to go, too; it's the only way to know definitely if you've ovulated or not, since your LH (what the OPKs detect) can go up and down during your cycle, and sometimes you might not get a definite positive but still have ovulated.

    DragonRiderMD

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 10:23 AM on Sep. 16, 2009

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