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Happy New Year to you all! I hope 2019 brings you every happiness!

I am looking for some advice! I am 3 days late on my period and have been like clock work after having Dulcie 5 months ago.

I took a pregnancy test and it’s showing as positive! What are the chances of this being a false positive?!

After having IVF and not conceiving for 2.5 years before I never thought I’d get pregnant naturally hence us not being careful!

Please let me know your thoughts - although a blessing I am slightly panicking - overwhelmed would best describe my feelings!

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Really don't know about chances of a false positive. But, if it is positive then congratulations! Can completely understand that you are very overwhelmed at the moment.xx

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Congratulations lovely news. what a wonderful surprise for you both to complete your family unit 😍 I’ve never really heard of false positive tests, false negative test are much more common. All the best with your pregnancy ❤️xoxo

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Looks positive to me! Congratulations x

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Unless you are taking any medication that could impact the test, home pregnancy tests are very accurate. False positives are low. No harm in doing a second test if you want to check.

Congratulations! xxx

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Big congratulations, looks positive to me💝

I would test with different brand of test too maybe FRER o clear blue or digital to be sure, they hardly showing wrong results.

Good luck xxx

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Thank you all so much, I feel sick to think that I’m pregnant 5 months after having my Daughter but then having gone through IVF it’s a blessing! Will test with clear blue tomorrow and update xxx

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Congratulations. What a lovely shock. I’ve heard this can happen after IVF pregnancy so I went on the pill just in case. Although would love a natural pregnancy just not yet as our home isn’t big enough xx

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Oh wow congratulations! That is brilliant news . Like the other ladies say a positive is a positive . Keep us posted and what a great start to the new year ! Xx ❤️

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Congratulations!! I know of a few ladies that had to have IVF and fell pregnant naturally afterwards....it does happen!xx

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That's a definite positive Hun. Congratulations 😊. It's very common for IVF to clear everything out and people to fall pregnant naturally after. It's like the hormones from the pregnancy helped xx

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Chances of false positive are extremely low. False negatives are much more common due to testing too early for example. In your case that’s a big fat positive! Congratulations!

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Congratulations, what a lovely surprise xxx 💙💚💛💜

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