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 8 days late for period and I took hot in late evening but got a negative am I testing to early?
6 years ago
Hello I am 8 days late for my period I took 2 pregnancy test in late evening but both a day apart and they came back negative I am showing signs of early pregnancy. How long before I should test again ?
6 years ago
I had unprotected sex on June 22nd. Three days later started with strange sotamch and back cramps, hot flushes, slight nausea. I know this is probably ovulation but could I also be pregnant? Periods have been irregular previously so not sure when I'm to have my next period. Is it too son to do a home test? Thanks.
6 years ago
we're on withdrawal always only last march 30 that he c-ms inside me and i'm expecting my period last april 5, until now don't have my period yet, am i pregnant?
6 years ago
I finished my course of pills. My period started on 16th, and finished 19th. I then didnt take any more pills as we are now trying. We had unprotected s-x on 21st. Now 4 days later i feel sick and been getting stomach cramps and really bad headache. Can signs show this early. Could i be pregnant? Thank you
6 years ago