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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Gingerbread
Do you have any idea what is happening to me. It's 10 weeks since my last period, have been having so many symptoms, and have developed a linea nigra upto my belly button, but all tests (pee and blood) are negative. Husbii and myself are really confused now. Have scheduled an appointment with my GP, but thats next month. Right now I just want some advice from someone who's been there. Any help will be appreciated.
6 years ago
ballerina1
I can't find any information on the internet anywhere. So hopefully someone on here has experienced what i have. I was 5 days late for my period. I kept testing myself and getting negative. I had frequent urination, sore boobs and nipples, nausea every morning and sometime mid-afternoon and thick cervical mucous. I told my significant other and he freaked out and made me go get plan b even though it was way past the 72 hour time frame.. I started bleeding brown blood and then then today it was red and brown with chunks. Does that mean I wasn't pregnant and my cycle was just off? I have a very regular cycle which is a 27-28 day cycle. Help.
6 years ago
Tricee
Well, I my period was three days late, it really didn’t start until after I had an argument with someone. It only lasted for three days…. I have been bloated for three weeks; I have been waking up in the middle of the night eating. My back is killing, I have been overly emotional. I went to the Dr’s office and they gave me a Pt but said it was negative, but the same thing happen when I got pregnant with my son. (Help please)
6 years ago
candacelee24
I am 25 diabetic and told it would be very hard for me to conceive, I dont get regular periods but i got mine on the 1st of feb(2012) ended the 4th had unprotected sex on the 9th and have been having some early signs. I had a home test today and it took a lil time but came up neg. I have a tugging feeling on around my belly button,slight cramping,i had one day with a lil pinky brownish color when i wiped, sensitive to sounds and smells, went up a bra size and my nipples tender. I have been having a little chest pain when inhaling as well. I dont know if i just tested to early or im not preg and just really hoping. I know my body feels diff and im not sure what else could be causing such things. Any help would be appreciated
6 years ago
Amysunsure
Ok been reading this sight for awhile finally got the courage to post. I have a very regular 28 day cycle I ovulate on day 14 or 15 always get the ovulation cramps. Cd 14 and 15 we had sex had the o cramps and everything and loads of cm. 3 days later I had a (tmi alert) glob of discharge when I wiped just like a load on the tissue scared me so bad thought I had a yeast infection when to the doctor he said I was fine no bacteria and discharge looked normal. Today is 6 dpo and still have a lot of cm through out the day. I usually get some cm about three to five days before af but she's still 8 days away and three days ago was to much and to soon any thoughts please
6 years ago