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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gracegs mom
hi everyone ok well here it goes my stomach is getting big and my breasts r growing and hands and feet r swollen hht tests came bavk negative wat should do
6 years ago
hey guys I'm new to this site but i really need help and please dont judge me, I been tryen to get prego for like 5months now and me and my boyfriend had unprotected sex for 3days and out of those 3days he came inside me 5 times, and this was a week before my period, is it possible that i'am pregnant?
6 years ago
Hi everyone, My husband & I have been TTC since 2yrs now. Strangely I dint get my Periods in Mrch as my last cycle was in arnd 20Feb. March end had an unusual watery & at times thick white discharge lasted arnd 10days which normally lasts around 4days that too during ovulation which should have been mid of the month. Hoeveva no period that month. Again April End had discharge whch was for 4days or so but no period. May Dint have discharge. Around 21st started spotting (pinking bworish) once a day or so & dint need a pad. After 5days flow increased a bit & used a pad for the entire day as on & off bleeding which is bright red like AF but doesnt last more than an hour. Am still bleeding as it is reduced again but more than spotting. Its 8days today. Took a HPT on 23May & BFN. Symptoms are I have lower back pain but not like PMS as i dont get any PMS. Back pain while standing or walking or at times while lying down. Today feeling tired, sleepy after sleeping for nearly 14hrs which is unlikely as i sleep only max 5-6hrs a day. Stools really sticky& dont know if its termed as constipation. And run short of breath even if I stand for long or walk a little. Im overweight so cant make out changes much with B**bs & weight. Could this be my period or Implantation? Actually fed up of BFN & hence dint wana take HPT. Thought of visiting a OB/GYN if i wud not get AF but now shud i still go or consider this as my periods. Shud i take another HPT. Can i concieve in Aprl inspite of having no period from March? Any advice will be highly appreciated. Thank u Note : I do have irregular cycle & Im already 30 TTC our 1st baby......
6 years ago
can somebody please tell me if they think i'm pregnant? I had been missing my bc pills a lot and I had been having unprotected sex but he didnt finish. i recently missed my period which never happens. i have been like clockwork every month since i was 11. i am currently 4 days past when i was supposed to get my period. I feel nauseaus, very bad headaches, i get cramps in my stomach and uterus like i'm supposed to be getting my period, i'm always tired, i had brownish discharge one day, the rest of the days i have yellow thick discharge, i have diarrhea every day, i get overheated very easily and i am waking up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom. none of these things arre normal for me. i need to know if it sounds like pregnancy or if im just stressing myself out? please help!!
6 years ago
recently had my birth control removed (implanon) a week ago to b exact. Me and my bf have been having unprotected sex but recently in a certin position that normal does not cause pain in my lower stomach has been doing just that not enough to make me want to stop just a lil uncomfortable. with NY first child this did not happen so i was just wondering if this could b a very early sign of pregnancy if anyone has any advice or could answe this for me i would be very greatful
6 years ago