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 am wondering if I am pregnant. All my friends and family say that I am, but my symptoms also bring up ovarian cancer when I search it online. This is making me very nervous. Let me know what you all think. This is my third month on orthro tri cyclen lo, but my last period was Feb 28th 2012, I am about to miss my next one tomorrow. I am not trying to get pregnant hints the birth control, my boyfriend and I have unprotected sex and he ejaculates inside me almost everyday. I have nausea, insomnia, my breast and stomach are warm to touch, I have a little back pain, and bloating that comes and goes, I do not want to eat. I took a HPT two days ago, it was negative, I do not have a primary physician or insurance, my only options are to get blood work done for 50 dollars, that I do not have or go to the emergency and if I am not pregnant, end up with a huge hospital bill. I have never felt like this before, I am nervous and do not know what to do.
6 years ago
am i pregnant if im 3 weeks late on my period and have taken 9 pregnancy test and all of them said negative
6 years ago
I'm 24 and my husband and I have decided we were going to try for a baby after my next period. We had unprotected sex the day before my expected peiod thinking it wouldn't matter (just practise he calls it LOL). It wasnt till I didnt get my period that I realised I miss calculated on my calendar and found out my period wasnt actually due till the following week! (whoops LOL) and now Im 2 days past my due period. I have been getting slight cramps like I would normally before getting my period, but still no period. I took a test yesterday, and it was negagtive. I know we didnt have sex in my ovulation time, but could it still be possible? Should i wait another week to test again???
6 years ago
i am 21 nt had sex but my bf put his finger in my vagina when i was on 4th day of my period. i might be thinking that his finger was little bit wet with his precum. do i got pregnancy due to thiswhat are the chances of getting pregnant and its the 5th day after this but everything is normal just feeling headache , little temperature, throat pain,weakness. are they symptoms of gettin pregnant??
6 years ago
I'm 19 and never been pregnant before, but I'm now 2 months late on my period. My last normal period was the 20th of February. I thought I started on March 14th, but it was only slight spotting and it only lasted for half a day. I've taken a total of 15 home tests and two blood test, one qualitative and one quantitative (I'm not real clear on the difference between the two) and all were negative. But, during my best friend's first pregnancy all her blood tests were negative and the doctors finally did an ultrasound and she was five months pregnant... I've been sick for weeks, can't seem to sleep enough to keep me awake, I'm cramping in ways I've never cramped before, I've put on some weight (not a lot, but enough that my jeans are getting pretty tight), and my breasts are sore. Is it possible I'm pregnant, or could it be because I stopped taking my birth control in order to get pregnant?
6 years ago