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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i usually start my period around the 15th last month it started on the 17th. Im still waiting for it this month. I've taken 2 hpt one on the 19th and one yesterday both neg could I still be preg?"
7 years ago
Help!!!! Soo my name is Macey I am 21 and I have been having period problems for the past 3-4 months. I have been having periods for only 2 days and is usually 5-6 days late. it starts off really heavy and my cramps have been a lot worse for the first day and then the second day it is all over. I usually have a 4-5 day cycle and it has always been very consistent. I took a pregnancy test about 3 months ago and both tests came up negative. I also went to planned parenthood and took a test there and it also was a negative that was probably a month and a half ago. I recently got married and have been having unprotected sex and I don't know what I should do?? Thanks -Macey
7 years ago
I got my period on around the 6 or 7th of February... started bleeding twice as heavy as normal a week later. I stopped my birth control.. I figured that was the explanation for bleeding again). I had sex with my boyfriend on Thursday the 15th of this month. We didn't use protection and he came inside me..I have not gotten a period yet... What are the chances of me being pregnant?
7 years ago
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.
7 years ago
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.
7 years ago