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43 day cycle or maybe pregnant?

By Anonymous May 20, 2010 - 2:12pm
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I am a 29 year old mother of 2 wonderful boys. My husband and I decided after 6 years to try and get pregnant for a girl. My periods average 29 days. March 5th I started my period and was supposed to get my period again on April 3 2010 giving me my 29 cycle days, but instead I didn't get it. I was so excited thinking I was pregnant until I started my period on the 8th of April giving me a 34 day cycle. I had that period for 6 days being lighter in the beginning then one day of heavy bleeding then again lighter bleeding. The blood was more of a mauve color instead of the bright red. So now that I had a 34 day cycle I should have gotten my next period on May 11 2010. It is now May 20th and I again haven't gotten my period. So including today it is a 43 day cycle. I have taken 2 pregnancy test and they both had very very very light blue lines then I took a digital test and it said not pregnant. I don't have sore breast, but I do have a bit of dizziness, nausea, and more heartburn. I have since my last pregnancy pee ALL the time so I can't tell if that would be a symptom or not. I would make a dr. appointment but we don't have health insurance so I don't want to pay out of pocket unless necessary. Please don't judge about the health insurance cause my husband makes good money but it still is hard to shell out $1000 a month for good coverage through his work. What I really want to know is if maybe I could be pregnant or is my period just out of whack this month. Oh also I am no more stress than usual and i have never been on birth control. Thanks again!

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The same thing is happening to me now, should i take a pregnancy test? My doctor recommended i take birth control pills, i just started taking them, what should i do? Am i pregnant or not?

February 24, 2016 - 10:39am
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I know how you feeling my periods 13 days late it was post to start on 5/27/2015 but i just started spotting to night light brown 6/8/2015 . I dont have insurance either so i dont if i just late because i going through a device or i am pergnant . my daughter wants me to be pergnant through . I have taken three pregnancy all negative but i was 8 week pergnant when i find our with my daughter she now 6 years old

June 8, 2015 - 10:34pm
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Hi Susan
I took two regular pregnancy test and yes the control line was a very strong blue and the pregnancy line was a very faint line of blue. This was the same result with both test. Each taken within like two days apart. Then I got the digital one yesterday just to make sure and I took it and it said not pregnant. I'm not sure if the digital test isn't as sensitive as the non digital test so I guess I will try and wait a couple more days and test again. Thanks for the response!

May 20, 2010 - 5:04pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

Oh and on the regular test when I say faint blue line I mean if you held the test down at arms length you can see the blue line better than up close. Sorry don't know if that would make a difference. :)

May 20, 2010 - 5:06pm
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