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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hI, can someone please answer this for me. So i had sex on the 9th and i am supposed to have my period on the 13th or 14th- i havent had any really bad cramps but i wanted to know- what are my chances that i am pregnant?
7 years ago
Hi all, I wanted to know if there is a possibility that I may be pregnant. We have been using the pull out method and I have not had any concerns until now. My period is very regular, occurring the same week each month but I was two weeks late last month (period came on Aug 30th) and it lasted only three days, it was also light. I have been having some of the symptoms, fatigue, cravings/eating more (especially ice cream), frequent urination, headaches, etc. I took a hpt at the end of my 3 day cycle and it came back negative but I was wondering if I should wait and take another test at a later date. Any suggestions?
7 years ago
my last period was july 6th ive taken home pregnancy test and blood work they have all came back negative. i have frequent urination, tender breasts, craving raw hot dogs (which i hate hot dogs) mood swings....i need some advice as to what to do
7 years ago
My last period started July 30th. I had unprotected sex on August 23 around 1130pm. I noticed some light spotting yesterday morning 8/26/11 around 9am but it was much lighter than my usual period flow is and I didn't need a tampon. I noticed the same thing later in the evening and put a tampon in incase it was my period but my periods are never early they are usually late and heavy and this is very light. Could I be pregnant? Could it be implantation bleeding? I thought my period was supposed to start Tuesday and this really doesn't seem like a normal period.
7 years ago
i havent had my period since may 2 2011. ive taken five or more home pregnancy tests and they all came up neg, i dont know what to think about this? ive had some symptoms like headaches, heartburn, nausea, going to the bathroom a bit more than usual, typical pregnancy symptoms all but my breast havent been sore or gotten larger like i read on different sites i visit. im worried and made a appointment to see a doctor to find out whats wrong. i feel like im all alone with this. please help?
7 years ago