Am I Pregnant?

If you suspect that you might be pregnant, consider taking a home pregnancy test

right away. Learn about when you can take these home tests, the advantages and disadvantages to these tests and about how accurate these test are. But how can they determine that you’re pregnant? HCG Levels in Pregnancy can help you understand more about the hormones these pregnancy tests are looking for.  Learn more about how a home pregnancy test works about when is the best time for you to take one.

Signs And Symptoms Of Pregnancy

Sometimes it can be difficult to tell if you’re actually pregnant or just experiencing a flu or PMS. To help you distinguish between being pregnant and just thinking that maybe, possibly, you might be pregnant, take a look at our signs of pregnancy and pregnancy symptoms sections or try our on-line pregnancy test. If you're still not sure but you have a pet, then take a cue from them. As Sensing Pregnancy explains, pets are often intuitive when it comes to pregnancy.  Some common early pregnancy symptoms might be morning sickness, tender breasts, frequent urination, tiredness, moodiness, and food cravings.  If you have any of these symptoms you might want to think about taking a home pregnancy test.

If you are in fact pregnant and are experiencing morning sickness, you might want to think about something more enjoyable than your present condition.  Have some fun by reading Boy or Girl – Myths and Facts.  It really take your mind off your morning sickness to read about all the different ways you can determine the sex of your baby. And despite the bad reputation that the pregnancy experience gets, there are many positive benefits of pregnancy.  Learn more about all of the good things about being pregnant and find out why so many women love this time in their lives.  Of course, nothing will compare to the joy you will feel when your pregnancy is over and you finally get to meet your new baby.

Pregnancy Due-Date

If you really can’t wait for your little bundle of joy to come along, then learn about the different methods that are used to calculate your due date.  Find out when to expect your new baby so that you can start planning and preparing for his or her arrival.  Getting all of the baby stuff and preparing the nursery is part of the fun of pregnancy.  Find out how long you have to enjoy this experience. 

 

Please note: If you have been sexually active and experience any pregnancy symptoms, the American Pregnancy Association recommends testing for pregnancy.

If you are pregnant you can learn more about doulas, midwives, birth centers and other pregnancy related information by visiting the American Pregnancy Association.

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LLM79
I had my last period on 6/22/17 as of today 7/27/17 I have not had my period and I am 8 days past due. I have taken HPT and all neg. I have always had a reg. period 28 days. The only time I have ever missed my period was when I was prego with my daughters. Has this happened to anyone before and they end up getting a positive test? Please advise. I wish I would either start my period or show a positive test. I hate not knowing whats going on with me. As the app said on my phone my Ovulation was week of 4th of july which my husband and I were very active, on the 14th of July I had one stop of Pink blood when I used the restroom and nothing, then on Sat. 7/15 I had one more spot and that was it. I should have started on 7/20 and today is 7/27 and still nothing. Has anyone else went through this before and if so what was your outcome. I have had two children one is 21 yrs old and one is 16 yrs old. My husband and I have been together for 10 years and never once used protection and never once had to deal with this.
4 weeks ago
ttchappy2004
I started my period 4/7 and it ended 4/18-4/19. I had unprotected sex on the 14th and I have a 25 day cycle so I'm pretty sure I ovulated on Wednesday the 17th. My husband and I had sex again that monday and i started bleeding a tiny bit and it turned brown but stopped by that night. About 3 days later I started to get a ton of pregnancy symptoms. They lasted until a few days ago. My sense of smell is still heightened and my boobs are still sore and I have had weird cramping going on and now I am constipated and it feels like a I have a bladder infection. I feel like im going to start my period any second. I have taken a test everyday this week because I feel like I'm driving myself crazy. Has anyone every experienced this? I know I need to wait until my period starts but I'm starting to get worried I have some kind of infection instead of being pregnant? (My sister is pregnant and I'm starting to wonder if I'm having sympathy symptoms or I'm making myself think I am)
3 months ago
4+1 more
I have just turned 44 in March I had a laparoscopy. I have not had my period now going on 2 months. I have been experiencing pregnancy like symptoms but have negative urine test. I have 3 older teen age children to previous marriage and a 2 yr old to my new partner. We had a missed misscarage November 2015 and have been trying ever since. I have was on letrozole for about 6months but nothing. Has anybody had any like exsperinces?
4 months ago
aasm86
I am 30 y/o. I had a tubal ligation done Jan 2016. I had no issues. Period is usually at the end of the month,lasts 4 days. That hasn't changed up until Dec. began again 12/29- 13/31, again 02/27-03/01, and again 03/28 -03/29, but the past 1 1/2 wks. I've become extremely tired, headaches, nipples tingle, stomach is bloated but per scale have not gained weight. Have to pee more and I feel irritable. I took a test 4 days ago. It was neg. I know chances are small, but its just strange to me that I have all those symptoms together. What could it be? Could I be pregnant?
5 months ago
786sbn
I am 27 yrs old, ttc since dec 16, there are symptoms same as for pms, which we often misunderstood with pregnancy symptoms. I was feeling like pregnant but spotting came after i took pregnancy test today which was negative. had sex everyday in ovulation period but no success yet. how to stay motivated for ttc. stressing out every month :(
5 months ago