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What is the first day of your period

What do you consider the first day of your period?  I had brown spotting on sunday, nothing on monday and a heavy flow on Tue. and Wed. so would I count day 1 as sunday or tuesday?  I am tring to figure out my O days.
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I had a similar period before I conceived and my dr counted from the first day of flow.  My ultrasound dates also matched up with this.  Good Luck!
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Tuesday. You always count the first day of active flow as day 1.
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Thanks for the info!!!
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i would say Tuesday - i believe it's the actual start of the flow and not spotting, but anyone feel free to correct me if i'm wrong.
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I heard it's the first day more then spotting...
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Tuesday, you always count day one as the first day you need a pad/tampon.
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Good question, I've been driving myself crazy trying to figure out what day 1 actually was!  I love this message board, it makes me feel like everything I'm going through is normal and other women are going nuts trying to figure everything out, too!!  :)
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I have the same problem.  I started on the sunday and then it stopped Monday evening. Nothing on Tuesday and then it started again on Wednesday.  So what will be my first day?
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If you had flow Sunday, I would count that as CD1. Sometimes my AF is like that too, but I always count first day of flow as day 1.
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I have the same issue. My husband and I have been ttc for 3 months and still nothing.  I have been off the birth control patch since february and I returned to normal cycles right away.  After 3 normal cycles, it changed from 28 days, to 24, to 24, to 30, and now again I am spotting, but no real flow. I know I am not pregnant becuase I took a hpt.  I am glad to see that I am not alone.  Perhaps, my timing was off...
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hi, its my first time here,
ttc, and my cycle is completely messed up.  i started spotting, browinsh - on Tuesday last week, and i had a medium flow today - Monday.  What day would be my first day?
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I ovulated on July 26th and started spotting brown and then red blood on August 7th - today (still spotting) not a lot on pad just after going to the bathroom. Temps are at 97.8 Do u guys think it's a actual period or something else? I know that sounds wierd but I've never had this happen before. Thanks.
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monday : 3 bright red spots only in the daytime
tuesday : 3 bright red spots only in the daytime
wednesday : 3 bright red spots only in the daytime
thursday : 4 bright red spots
friday : medium to heavy flow

when is day 1 of my cycle ? is it monday or friday ? HELP !
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