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, I am almost 21 just last week I started spotting I spotted for 3 days then the 4 day I had very heavy bleeding it only lasted for 2 days then it just stopped. I took a pregnancy test and it came out negative I took and ovulation test and it was positive for ovulation. I've been googling why I've been spotting but I keep getting implantation bleeding but I still can't seem to figure out why I had heavy bleeding. I currently have a 2 1/2 year old. And I am ready for another baby. What can this be from I am calling tomorrow to schedule an appointment for Thursday
2 years ago
i had my marina remove last month and had my period now i am 5 days late, cramps started 4 days before my period was due. did a blood test and is negative. what is the chance that i can be pregnant? i don't have any signs of sore breasts, only signs i have is pimples and more tired, i feel wet but when i check no sign of period.
2 years ago
Hi, everyone! I am 41 years old. I had a tubal ligation (clamps and cut) on 5-16-2001. I am currently 2 months late for my period. My last period was some time in August. Yesterday I thought I was starting but, it was very faint light blood when wiping and this morning it's barely there but it's brown blood. Has anyone gotten pregnant here after a tubal ligation?? And if so, did you have anything similar to what I just explained. I have taken a couple HPT but they were negative. I feel pregnant; tired, full breast feeling, low energy. I have 3 older children and never had morning sickness so, I haven't had any vomiting. Sometimes I feel nausea but, pass it off as just being hungry. Thanks for reading :-)
2 years ago
Hi, I'm on clomid and have had some weird symptoms. I have had blue veins showing on my boobs running down the my nipple and there very sore. I had my period last month but it was only 3 days and then it stopped which is very weird for me. I have had slight nausea and even more frequent urination. I have taken 3 pregnancy test and all came back negative. Should I worry these symptoms are from the clomid or pcos or could I be pregnant?
2 years ago
I am four days early for my period, and have tons of pregnancy symptoms, as I just miscarried 7 months ago. I have very very sore breasts which I know can occur for PMS as well. However, 4 days prior to period with other symptoms I have dark brown spotting and have had 1 small dark brown clot, and no cramping accompanied with it. I bled with my first pregnancy as well and had "ghost periods" before miscarrying. Can implantation blood contain any clots?? Really don't want to get another BFN and face the facts and start my period early any advice?
2 years ago