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So upsetting .. help please

It's been three weeks since we first tried. many more since .. i should get my period around the 14th if not sooner.. i JUST took a test it was negative i was so upset figured i'd be pregnant by now if it's been three weeks since the first. What should i do now concitering im not pregnant am i allowed to have drinks?
any advice

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Asked by sydney1026 at 9:47 PM on May. 4, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • Keep on fuckin! lol =)

    Answer by xmama_bellax at 9:48 PM on May. 4, 2011

  • I think it's WAY too early to test hun....its 10 days too soon. Try again in a week. Don't stress. And don't drink yet!

    Answer by Keeely07 at 9:50 PM on May. 4, 2011

  • ummm I have been trying since December. It really does take a while. I'd say don't drink since you are trying and 3 weeks is too early to test. Good luck and just try to stay healthy for when it does happen ; )

    Answer by ThatBoysMom at 9:50 PM on May. 4, 2011

  • If you were on birth control, sometimes it takes a while for your body to completely readjust. Give it some time, and definatley don't drink if you are trying to get pregnant. GL

    Answer by ABusyBee at 9:52 PM on May. 4, 2011

  • No, you're thinking a test will test positive the next day after conception? No, it takes days if not weeks. You could be pregnant but not for long enough that it makes the test positive. The sperm fertilizes the egg, it starts to grow then after a few days it implants in the uterus wall, then after it really settles in there as the days go on, you start to get elevated levels of HGH in your body that can be detected by a pregnancy test when the levels in your body are high enough. Wait until your period is due or late, THEN do a pregnancy test. In the meantime, keep eating well and avoid alcohol and other poisons. You can assume you're not pregnant if you get your period. If that happens, you will likely stay "not pregnant" for at least a week, so you can drink then, have time to get it out of your system and get ready to start trying again. Ovulation is about 2 weeks before your next period is due, so have sex then.

    Answer by judimary at 9:54 PM on May. 4, 2011

  • I was on birth control for a 2 months, then got off in april and now iv been trying since. So you guys think 3 weeks is too early? there was no faint line or anything is was deffintly negative.. it may sound weird how i kept track but since the 17 till now we've been trying every week more thne once. We are still young any chance do i have ? :(

    Comment by sydney1026 (original poster) at 9:57 PM on May. 4, 2011

  • yeah...its way too early.

    Answer by Keeely07 at 9:59 PM on May. 4, 2011

  • First off- Keep track of your periods. Conception is usually 10-17 days after the first day of your last period. Then two weeks after conception would be when you should start or miss your next period and at that point hopefully be able to have a neg or pos pregnancy test. You need to educate yourself about your reproductive cycle and when you ovulate. Not to mention, stressing about getting pregnant is not going to help. Don't just assume that you will get pregnant having sex. You can only get pregnant a few days out of the month.

    Answer by RNMomO3 at 11:26 PM on May. 4, 2011

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