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Hi ladies! 😁

I'm doing good. 😊 8DPO and FF is saying I had an implementation dip at 6DPO. I had the dip with DS at 6DPO as well, and we DTD 4 days before O so I was shocked when I was indeed pregnant.

This time I'm not KMFX. We BD 2 days before O and not certain DHs swimmers will last that long this time around. I'm at peace with what happens, happens.

Glad you are trying to relax and do what you need to keep stress down @BirthFree !

@Xerxella I've been preggo from a lackluster attempt so....good luck, definitely possible.
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I didn't realize this group existed. I'm new to this forum and I recently started my own thread looking for advice and opinions. This is what I posted: "I'm almost 40. We cosleep. My son is 13.5 months and still nurse mostly at night. My husband and I are TTC for #2 . The problem is I still have not start my first post postpartum period and I'm not will to wean. I'm feeling pressure because of my age. I'm hoping to catch the first egg. I'm taking supplements and using OPK like a crazy woman. Any other women in the same boat or do you have any advice for me?" Is it OK for me to join this thread? Or is it better to continue with my own thread.
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Hi @superseeps and welcome! Happy you found us 😁 please feel free to post anything here.

I don't have much advice for your particular situation, but I'd suggest looking into vitex to help bring AF along.
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@BirthFree - Let us know the results of your blood draw! Thinking about you!

@MeanVeggie - You give me hope! But, I think the fever is super bad for swimmers. And, seriously, with a lackluster effort (and I had to be on top, TMI) would any swimmers that got out have made it to the cervix? It all seems unlikely to have worked.

@superseeps - You're absolutely welcome here and you can keep your new post. I don't have any direct advice for you. My pp periods were always very uneven at first. I'd watch for fertile cm and bd as much as possible overall. I hope you get lucky quickly! I see you're in China. I hope you don't mind me asking, but are you not subject to the one child policy? I heard they relaxed requirements, but I don't know exactly what that means.

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I was on top too.
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I was on top too.

In the interest in full disclosure, I was on top when we conceived my eldest. And, we got together one time in the fertile period about a day before ovulation +/- 1. But, things seemed to be where they needed to be, IYKWIM. This time, it all barely worked..... TMI?

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I understand. KMFX for you!
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Holy crap that makes me feel sooooooooooooo much better!! Totally worth the doing the draw!!
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@BirthFree - Let us know the results of your blood draw! Thinking about you!

@MeanVeggie - You give me hope! But, I think the fever is super bad for swimmers. And, seriously, with a lackluster effort (and I had to be on top, TMI) would any swimmers that got out have made it to the cervix? It all seems unlikely to have worked.

@superseeps - You're absolutely welcome here and you can keep your new post. I don't have any direct advice for you. My pp periods were always very uneven at first. I'd watch for fertile cm and bd as much as possible overall. I hope you get lucky quickly! I see you're in China. I hope you don't mind me asking, but are you not subject to the one child policy? I heard they relaxed requirements, but I don't know exactly what that means.
I'm an American expat living and working in China. Expat are not subject to the one child policy. Yes, it's true they are more relaxed now. You are allowed to have 2 children and if you can afford you can have as many as you want. You just don't receive government help after 2 children.
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@BirthFree - Woohoo!!!!!!! Great number!

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Fabulous Forty Somethings TTC!

Do you ladies know what affects progesterone in pregnancy? Like blood draw to blood draw?

(Numbers were 23,945.0 at 23dpo (5w2d))

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Can I join this thread only being 38?

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Can I join this thread only being 38?

There's only a few of us over-40-ers here, I don't see why joining would be a problem.

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Hello.

I am a almost 38yr old. I have three kids- 11, 7, 2.
I am still pumping at two years. My supply took a dip awhile back, so I started domperidone. I haven't had a period since. I think I'm still ovulating though? CM changes. I just started taking my bbt again. It recently has gone to a higher temp. I don't know if I should stop the dom? My supply will dip but I know that I will start AF again. Could I ovulate with AF?

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