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Old 10-29-2012, 10:15 PM
 
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Hi!  I read this section often.  We are really doing nothing - lots of avoiding right now.  DS is 14 months now and I got pregnant with him when DD was 19 months with no period in between.  I am still with no period yet.  I "track" CM but it seems for the past month there has never been 3 dry days in a row.  I know/think I have POCS - I see the doctor on Friday for the blood results but already know I have cycsts. My doctor and I will talk about using birth control or charting on Friday.  I want to chart but my cycles are all over the map and it is very difficult. 

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Old 10-30-2012, 06:18 PM
 
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And yes, I know it is possible for sperm to survive up to 5 days in the presence of FERTILE mucus, not just any mucus.  I don't know how common it is, though.  Five days seems to be the upper limit.  

According to OPKs (I wasn't charting) it's totally possible that is how we conceived DS - DH left to go on a camping trip with his friends, and I was bummed we'd missed our shot when I got the closest-to-positive OPK in that cycle four days later (never had a stark positive) - only, low and behold, he returned to a BFP. orngbiggrin.gif

 

It's also possible, of course, that I messed up the OPKs, that it was 3 days really, not four, etc...but it could happen.


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Old 11-01-2012, 07:31 PM - Thread Starter
 
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The new thread is up!  I did some housecleaning, so if you have been deleted from the list, but would like to be relisted, let me know.  Also, if you have a chart to link to, let me know...although I will need instructions on how to do that, 'cuz I have noooo idea!  Lastly, I deleted the "Graduates," because I have not kept up on who has gotten pregnant, and it was probably way out-of-date.  :)

 

http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1367120/charting-to-avoid-fam-nfp-november-2012


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