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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my husband and i have been trying to get pregnant for over 6 months and this month my period was 2 days early but it was light bleeding and only lasted 2 and a half days then i woke up this morning with what seemed to be morning sickness all though 2 weeks ago my pregnancy test was negative and i worry my c-section 2 years ago may have made me infertile?
6 years ago
Ok here is my situation I have been off to Depo shot for over 5 months now and I have not had a period at all no blood period since I stop getting the shot I had unprotected sex last month for the first time since the depo and I started spotting after that. That was the first Sign of blood ive seen at all it was light pink then turned into brown it lasted six days then it stopped now im cramping all the time I feel bloated emotional my lower back hurts nausea im very picky with what I eat now i get hot really fast I keep falling asleep alot I get headaces im peeing more then ususl and im very moody oh n I get cravings but I took a home pt and it came out negative. And I went to the er because of pain they did a urine test it was negative and they said everything was fine with me they don't no what is causing the camping I'm not sure what's going on but I'm worried and I haven't bleed since the spotting
6 years ago
Hi, I am new to this community and wanted to share a little about myself. I am 23 and have been trying to conceive for, four and a half years....unsuccessfully each month. I have been to multiple Dr's and I am trying to find out what is wrong with me. I went for a laparoscopy and D&C (D&C was not for miscarriage or abortion). My OB thought that I may have endometriosis but after preforming the laparoscopy she did not find any signs of endometriosis...but she told me I could have a mild case of pelvic inflammatory disease....which I do not understand I have been tested for STD's on July the 6th and everything came back I was good. So I guess I will just have to keep asking questions until I get my answers. I have a question that hopefully someone can answer. After my D&C and laparoscopy I did not get any bleeding from my D&C I had some slight cramping but don't know if that was due to the laparoscopy or the D&C...anyways about 5 days after D&C my hubby and I had unprotected sex because I have heard it is easier to become pregnant after D&C and my OB did not advise me when we could start having sex again. So now 20 days post surgery I have had this brown mucus not a lot just when I wipe after using the bathroom. I am wondering if it could be implantation bleeding? I have never been pregnant and don't know the signs to look for and I don't know if I am late for AF because of the procedure :S I am really hoping that I am pregnant it would be such a blessing for myself and my hubby. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
6 years ago
I am debating wether or not to go to the doctor. I have been to the fertility clinic in the beging of the year, they did a HSG test, MRI, and a lapascropy. All to find out that my uteres was displaced to the right during my last c-section and it bent my tubes, making concieving not so very easy with out invetro. Me and my husband have unprotected sex all the time. I got my period on August 18th 4 days early. It wasn't a regular period it last for 2 days and was extremly light. About a week after my period i was experiencing tenderness in my lower abdimen. Since then i've been getting on and off cramps, lower back pains, my breats are started with just my nipples being so and have graduated to soreness all over and they are very heavy. Plus i have been sleeping every day like i havn't slept in days, and i'm i suffer from insomnia. I was wandering if it is possible i did concieve and may be pregnant and how early can i test to see if i am pregnant.
6 years ago
Hey everyone i had unprotected sex about 3 weeks ago i took the plan b about 5 hours after iv been havinf some cramping spotting bloating and sore breast could i be pregnant or its just the pill?
6 years ago