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Did ovulation kits help you conceive?

Just bought the "First Response" ovuation kit... Did this help any of you conceive? We are only on our third month trying, but I still want to make sure I do what I can to up my chances. :)

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Ash09855

Asked by Ash09855 at 10:40 PM on Jul. 10, 2011 in Trying to Conceive

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  • They only test for the occurrence of the LH surge that precedes ovulation. They don't indicate whether the woman has definitively ovulated afterward. There are times that you will have a LH surge but the egg never pops out of the ovary. The typical kit will only have 5-9 tests and many women will need more than that each month unless you really know when you are ovulating by charting.
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 10:44 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • NO!!!! I used them for almost a year. I learned about charting, charted 1 month and got pregnant!

    Get the book Taking Charge Of Your Fertility.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:49 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • Im getting tired of buying the kits so Hubby agreed to buy me the ovacue รท) I just finished a box of kits I didn't get pregnant so im buying the monitor
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:52 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • I am keeping up with my ovulation via an application on my phone. I am hoping the ovulation kit may tell me how accurate my applicataion is... The kit I bought has seven tests in it. So, I plan to test the week my application indicates as my fertile window. Maybe I'll get good results. :)
    Ash09855

    Comment by Ash09855 (original poster) at 10:52 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • No, it didn't.
    dlee620

    Answer by dlee620 at 10:54 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • Im charting along with using opks but no luck yet I just ordered more opks online
    suzzanna

    Answer by suzzanna at 10:56 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • I'll look into getting that book... :) Thanks for the suggestion. Excuse my ignorance but what on earth is ovacue?
    Ash09855

    Comment by Ash09855 (original poster) at 10:57 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • We used kits for 2 months and got pregnant with DD. They do help with getting your timing right.
    JSD24

    Answer by JSD24 at 11:07 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • I have been using them for over a year and no luck, but they ARE a wonderful tool! EVeryone else I know that uses them got prego pretty darn fast!!! They can get expensive buying them at Walmart and those places, so I buy mine online where they are like, 50 cents per test...
    MrsVosky

    Answer by MrsVosky at 11:19 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • 50 cents per test!? Thanks for that tip... I bought a 7 pack for around $20.00. I'll order on-line next time! :)
    Ash09855

    Comment by Ash09855 (original poster) at 11:27 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

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