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 am 30 y/o. I had a tubal ligation done Jan 2016. I had no issues. Period is usually at the end of the month,lasts 4 days. That hasn't changed up until Dec. began again 12/29- 13/31, again 02/27-03/01, and again 03/28 -03/29, but the past 1 1/2 wks. I've become extremely tired, headaches, nipples tingle, stomach is bloated but per scale have not gained weight. Have to pee more and I feel irritable. I took a test 4 days ago. It was neg. I know chances are small, but its just strange to me that I have all those symptoms together. What could it be? Could I be pregnant?
4 years ago
I am 27 yrs old, ttc since dec 16, there are symptoms same as for pms, which we often misunderstood with pregnancy symptoms. I was feeling like pregnant but spotting came after i took pregnancy test today which was negative. had sex everyday in ovulation period but no success yet. how to stay motivated for ttc. stressing out every month :(
4 years ago
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
4 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.
4 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 :-)
5 years ago