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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Hello, I'm new to this. I need some help ladies. My period is always on time every 28 days and last about 4 to 5 days, if i'm late which is never it will be for 3 days. My period was due Aug. 14 never came it was 8 days late!! I have taken a bunch of hpt all negative. On Aug.21 I wiped myself and it was first a light pink then red, and now today Aug. 22 it's dark red almost brown and it's almost gone. Can I be pregnant? Should I go for a blood test?
6 years ago
I have a question hoping someone can help me. My husband and I were going to wait till October to start trying to have another child. Well this past Sunday we had unprotected sex. the only protection we use is my birth control. I take that everyday. I took a test monday, it was negative, but took one yesterday and it had a faint line on there. Could I be pregnant even though im on birth control ? Also should i finish my pills or just let them be if i am pregnant
6 years ago
Hello, I am 13 dpo and 5 days late for my period. The last two weeks, I have been becoming bloated, having mood swings, tender breasts, fatigue, nausea and the occasional headache. The past two days, I have been experiencing frequent urination an excess of both white and light brown discharge, and mild cramping which do not feel as strong as my usual cramps. Also, I am TTC and struggle with fertility due to PCOS. Tested with HPT and recieved negative. Can anyone help me sort this out? I cannot see a doctor for another week. TIA!
6 years ago
Yes, You are pregnant. Congratulations. You need to take care of yourself. and firstly you have to be very careful while choosing hospitals because I had very bad experience of choosing mine and got shattered of my stupidity. Best of luck.
6 years ago
I currently am about 10 days late on my period. My last period was on the 29th of May and lasted about five days. My cycles have been about every 27 to 28 days but now being 10 days late I am a little concerned. No spotting, no tenderness in breasts. I have been bloated and cramping occasionally. I do get some headaches every once in awhile as well. I have had some heavy discharge but nothing that seems concerning. I took a pregnancy test on the 4th of July and it was negative. I am wondering if I should take another one this week or wait until I have my appointment on the 16th with OB (for a different reason as to why I made that appointment)? Just don't want to stress myself out worrying about this.
6 years ago