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When Should I Start My Period??

Hey so, my husband and I are trying for another baby. The first day of my last period was May 6th, and I have a very regular cycle which is 28 days.. now my question is.. When should I start my next period?? I don't know if you start your cycle with the first day of your period or the last day of your period?? Can someone help me?

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So What Happened?™

New update.. I finally started my period on Sunday, and wow has it been a painful one.. I have felt so sick and had the worst cramps.. so now all we have to do is just start over with trying.. wish me luck!

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Start counting on the first day...you should start on June 2. Hopefully not though! Let us know what happens! Good luck!

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1st day to 1st day is the rule. Good luck to you!

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June 3rd?

Always count from the 1st day of your period.

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I recommend reading "Taking Charge of Your Fertility". It is an awesome book that tells you pretty much everything you would ever want to know about how your body works towards getting pregnant!!! It's so complicated, it's a wonder that anyone gets pregnant!

Good luck with baby #4!!

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You count the first day of your period as day 1.

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Normally you start counting from the day you start your last cycle until you start your next one. Where you're trying to get pregnant as well, what I would recommend is going to http://www.kotex.com/na/Calculator.aspx. On this site you actually put in the date of your last period, how long they usually last (3 days, 5 days, etc.) and then how long your cycle is. You can either have it just tell you when your next cycle should be, or you can choose the option that you're trying to get pregnant and it will also show you your most likely fertile days. I like this calculator the best because it puts it in a calendar format rather than just throwing the dates at you, but I know you can find others online as well that could help if you don't like this one. Hope this was helpful!

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Count the first day. I used www.fertilityfriend.com to chart my cycles and know when the best window is to try to get pregnant. It totally worked. We got pregnant on our first try!! It gives you tons of good informtaion and its free for the first three months I think. After that its not expenisve at all i just can't remember. The average ovulation time is around fourten days of your cyalce with day 1 of your period being day 1. If I can remember the reccomendation is to try every day three days before the fourteenth day and two days after.

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Here is an ovulation calculator on babycenter:
http://www.babycenter.com/ovulation-calculator

Also, here are couple good links with basal body temp info and charting your cycles. Hope this helps!

http://www.babycenter.com/0_basal-body-temperature-and-ce...

http://www.storknet.com/cubbies/preconception/bbt.htm

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Start counting on the first day...you should start on June 2. Hopefully not though! Let us know what happens! Good luck!

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