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 had my implant removed an the 6th and my period was due on the 9th it never came could i be pregnant that quick?
7 years ago
Hey if someone can help me out that would be great. I had sex on the last 2 days (20-21 September) of my period where he came inside both times, since last Monday (3rd October) I have had period like pains that are now just slight cramps in the pelvic region the pains are really bad when I exercise and I've been very thirsty, I have random nausea and back ache. My doctor told me I have gastro but I know it is not that. I had a blood test done on Saturday morning (8th October) and it came back negative all the while I am still having these symptoms, could it have been too early even for a blood test? Last night (10th october) he came inside me again, I am 4-11 days away from my period so if I am not already pregnant could I get pregnant this close to my period?
7 years ago
me and my partner have been TTC period was very weird this month! i spotted for about 10 days light brownish like a tan color , then it started going to a dark brown for another 2 days! then for the next few days i finally bled! could i be pregnant? is it possible?
7 years ago
I had sex 2days before i started my period and then my period only lasted 3days. On the last day it was extremely light. Could i be prego??
7 years ago
Hi i had my IUD in for a year ,I have a year old son,I have sex like everyday there's like one day that i don't, but i had been feeling really weird often. I been having back pain,Belly button preasures , Eating a lot , having head aches often than before, been having mood swings off and on, i haven't been feeling sick or anything.When i get my period but it only lasts for 1 day and that's all. Am i pregnant?
7 years ago