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When did you get your big fat positive?

My period is almost a week late and I took a test last night but it came back negative (positive for a second) my friend said the line would get darker in an hour but never did it went away. I just read this article that said most tests can't detect pregnancy until its been a week since your period has been late. I'm just wondering when all of you found out on home pregnancy tests.

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nandy90

Asked by nandy90 at 8:23 PM on Apr. 21, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • Some women ovulate later in their cycle than others. With this pregnancy, I got two negatives before I got a positive. My positive came on cycle day 36 or 38 (can't remember now). I usually just keep testing every few days until I either get a positive or Aunt Flo shows. (My friend used the same pregnancy tests I did and hers came back positive a day or two before her period was due.)
    fancyjane

    Answer by fancyjane at 8:28 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • If there is ANY line where the pregnancy line is suppose to be YOUR PREGO! if there isnt i would wait one more week and take another.. Usually they will detect it a week before your missed period. Ive always found out at 3 weeks... SO pretty early! GOod luck and keep us posted :)
    PregoMamaHolly

    Answer by PregoMamaHolly at 8:59 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • well i had just chugged a smoothie from mcdonalds right before taking the test last night and the directions said that could make your pee weaker with the pregnancy hormone so maybe i'll try again first thing in the morning
    nandy90

    Comment by nandy90 (original poster) at 9:04 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • The strip detects the pregnancy hormone...that is why there is NO such thing as false POSITIVE ...unless there is a medical condition. If there is a line, there is a baby!

    boomamma

    Answer by boomamma at 10:33 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • :) yay i was just worried cuz my line went away i hope ur right cuz i rele want this baby and i keep having these strange dreams that i am having a boy it would be nice to have a mommas boy
    nandy90

    Comment by nandy90 (original poster) at 10:49 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • Yes, any line is a positive and they say not to look at a test after a certain amount of time because that line will fade. If you got a line at all, even if it was weak and faded, it's positive and youre pregnant.
    JeniJonas

    Answer by JeniJonas at 11:05 PM on Apr. 21, 2011

  • I always found out at 3 weeks and I've been preggo 11 times.
    lilmommy10805

    Answer by lilmommy10805 at 12:24 AM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • well i should be getting a darker line then because I am now four weeks if I conceived when I think i did and i tested this morning and it came back negative ugh i am so confused how come i am having cramps but no AF I hope nothing is wrong with me
    nandy90

    Comment by nandy90 (original poster) at 8:28 AM on Apr. 22, 2011

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