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Call your doctor for an appointment if you test positive for pregnancy with a home test.Pregnancy Test Kit: http://amzn.to/1ZhU5oCBluecross Babi Pregnancy Test: http://amzn.to/1LCo3zGClinicalGuard Pregnancy Test Strips: http://amzn.to/1WPWFjEEasy@Home 25 Pregnancy (HCG) Urine Test Strips: http://amzn.to/1jeGiyNFirst Response Early Result Pregnancy Test: http://amzn.to/1P1f0slWatch more How to Get Pregnant videos: There are signs you’re having a baby even before you miss a period.Step 1: Look for physical signsPay attention to your body. Symptoms like fatigue, swollen or tender breasts, and nausea can show up as early as two weeks after conception. Headaches and lower back pain are also early signs. Step 2: Know the emotional signsConsider whether you’ve been more emotional lately. Some women find that pregnancy makes them moodier, weepier, or more irritable than usual thanks to the hormonal surge that occurs after conception. TipStress can cause hormones to mimic pregnancy signs like nausea; it can even cause you to miss a period. Step 3: Take a testTake a home pregnancy test; it can sometimes detect pregnancy even before you’ve missed your first period. Be aware, however, that taking it early may cause a false negative result.TipFor the most accurate results, take the test in the morning, when pregnancy hormone levels in urine are highest. Step 4: Double checkIf the home test is positive, see your doctor right away. If it’s negative and your period still doesn’t start, then repeat the test in a few days. False negatives are more common than false positives. Step 5: Don’t assume you’ve started your periodIf you get your period, don’t assume you’re not pregnant. If it’s unusually light, it may be what’s known as “implantation bleeding,” which happens when the embryo attaches to the uterus. Step 6: Get a blood testTo be absolutely sure, go to your doctor for a blood test. Because pregnancy hormones are easier to detect in blood than urine, blood tests are more accurate than home kits. Did You Know?Did you know? The most common oddball food combination craved during pregnancy is pickles and peanut butter, followed by Marmite and ice cream, and tuna and bananas, according to an online poll.

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Call your doctor for an appointment if you test positive for pregnancy with a home test.Pregnancy Test Kit: http://amzn.to/1ZhU5oCBluecross Babi Pregnancy Test: http://amzn.to/1LCo3zGClinicalGuard Pregnancy Test Strips: http://amzn.to/1WPWFjEEasy@Home 25 Pregnancy (HCG) Urine Test Strips: http://amzn.to/1jeGiyNFirst Response Early Result Pregnancy Test: http://amzn.to/1P1f0slWatch more How to Get Pregnant videos: There are signs you’re having a baby even before you miss a period.Step 1: Look for physical signsPay attention to your body. Symptoms like fatigue, swollen or tender breasts, and nausea can show up as early as two weeks after conception. Headaches and lower back pain are also early signs. Step 2: Know the emotional signsConsider whether you’ve been more emotional lately. Some women find that pregnancy makes them moodier, weepier, or more irritable than usual thanks to the hormonal surge that occurs after conception. TipStress can cause hormones to mimic pregnancy signs like nausea; it can even cause you to miss a period. Step 3: Take a testTake a home pregnancy test; it can sometimes detect pregnancy even before you’ve missed your first period. Be aware, however, that taking it early may cause a false negative result.TipFor the most accurate results, take the test in the morning, when pregnancy hormone levels in urine are highest. Step 4: Double checkIf the home test is positive, see your doctor right away. If it’s negative and your period still doesn’t start, then repeat the test in a few days. False negatives are more common than false positives. Step 5: Don’t assume you’ve started your periodIf you get your period, don’t assume you’re not pregnant. If it’s unusually light, it may be what’s known as “implantation bleeding,” which happens when the embryo attaches to the uterus. Step 6: Get a blood testTo be absolutely sure, go to your doctor for a blood test. Because pregnancy hormones are easier to detect in blood than urine, blood tests are more accurate than home kits. Did You Know?Did you know? The most common oddball food combination craved during pregnancy is pickles and peanut butter, followed by Marmite and ice cream, and tuna and bananas, according to an online poll.

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Susana has worked extensively with pregnant women and families. She runs a pregnancy website and a pregnancy support group.

I’ve worked with many women and those with young families in therapeutic roles on a team with midwives and health visitors. Here in the UK, midwives are the main carers for women with normal pregnancies, births and babies. I’ve listened to many hundreds of women’s experiences of trying to conceive, unplanned pregnancy, early symptoms, miscarriage, etc. and supported them through it all.

I hope my experiences can help you.

Answering the burning question of whether you are pregnant or not can be easy or difficult depending on how far along you are and how well you know your own body.

Many women can tell if they are pregnant within two or three weeks of conceiving, and some women know a lot sooner, even within a few days. It really depends on your ability to pick up on the changes occurring within your body and how sensitive you are to them.

how do you know if your pregnant or not

Of course, you’ll definitely be able to find out for sure once you have missed your first period by doing a pregnancy test (and sometimes even before your missed period). Don’t be tempted to take a pregnancy test too early, though. Doing so can increase your chances of getting an inaccurate result.

The only way to know for sure that you’re pregnant is through a positive pregnancy test. The earliest home pregnancy test (First Response Pregnancy Test) is accurate up to six days before the day of your missed period for 76% of women who take the test (according to the test manufacturer’s website).1

So, the soonest you might be able to find out for sure that you’re pregnant is by testing with a First Response home pregnancy test no earlier than six days before the day of your missed period.

So if you’re expecting your period on a Saturday, you would be able to test the Monday before (see the table below).

As you can see above, roughly one in four pregnant women (24%) who take this test will get a false negative when they take it six days before the day of their missed period. Five days before the day of the missed period, however, it will be accurate for 96% of women, and 99% of women will get the correct result if they take it four days or less before the day of the missed period.

In general, the accuracy of home pregnancy tests gets better the longer you wait to take them. If you take a test and it comes out negative and you still think you might be pregnant, wait three days and test again. If you test and it’s positive, you’re pregnant.

Other pregnancy tests are also very reliable—they just can’t be used as early as First Response. Most brands of pregnancy test are accurate from the day of the missed period.

Some women experience symptoms of pregnancy very early on, though many women do not. According to one study of 136 women who ended up having babies, 50% had some symptoms roughly eight days after their missed period, 70% had some symptoms roughly two weeks after their missed period, and 90% had some symptoms one month after their missed period.2

Many early pregnancy symptoms are also very similar to PMS, which can be confusing. I go into more detail about the early symptoms of pregnancy below.

You should take a pregnancy test. If it’s positive, you’re pregnant. If it’s negative, wait a few more days and retest. If it’s another negative, you’re still not experiencing any symptoms of pregnancy, and you’re sure you’re taking the test correctly, then you’re probably not pregnant and you’ve missed your period for another reason.

If you haven’t missed your period yet, mark down the day that you think you may have conceived on, and wait at least six days before the day you are expecting your period to take a First Response pregnancy test. If you think you might be pregnant and do not want to be pregnant, there are emergency contraception methods that are effective within five days of having unprotected sex, so you may want to explore those options.

You can also choose to take a pregnancy test after you miss your period. In fact, some recommend not taking one until one week after your missed period in order to ensure accurate results.3 Be sure to follow the instructions of the brand of pregnancy test that you buy.

Mark down the day when you may have conceived and wait two weeks to take a pregnancy test. This is because your body needs 7 – 12 days after the fertilized egg implants itself in the uterus in order to produce enough of the hormone to be effective with home pregnancy tests, and it takes a few days for implantation to happen.4

While false positives are very rare, false negatives with pregnancy tests are more common. Here are some reasons you could be getting a negative pregnancy test.

If you’ve gotten negative results multiple times but are experiencing the signs of pregnancy, and especially if you’ve missed your period, then you should see a doctor who will be able to conduct additional tests and see what might be going on.

Pregnancy doesn’t necessarily start the day that two people have sex. An egg can be fertilized by sperm up to six days after intercourse.5 And then, it can take between six and ten days for the egg to implant itself in the uterus.

The hormone that home pregnancy tests look for starts being released from when the fertilized egg implants itself, which is why you have to wait for them to be effective.

According to the American Pregnancy Association, HCG is made by cells formed in the placenta, which nourishes the egg after it is has implanted itself in the wall of the uterus.4

Levels of HCG can be detected by two kinds of tests:5

So, if you don’t know when your period is supposed to start and you think you might be pregnant, you should test about two weeks after you had sex and possibly conceived.5

If it’s negative and your period still hasn’t come and you still think you might be pregnant, test again in another week.

If you the idea of waiting longer to see if you’re pregnant is unbearable, you might be considering a blood test. A blood test has its pros and cons:5

For most women, it makes more sense to wait and do a pregnancy test at home because of its convenience and low cost, as well as the fact that you’d only find out a day or two earlier with a blood test (if that).

For others, especially those with a high risk for miscarriage or other pregnancy complications, their doctor may recommend getting a blood test.

Because early pregnancy symptoms can be confused with other illnesses or conditions, I would always recommend buying yourself a test. These are very accurate from the point that your period is due, and will take the guesswork out of knowing if you are pregnant or not.

For those who have missed a period and got a negative pregnancy test result, follow the link to learn about the most common reasons behind this.

If you keep getting negative results but are experiencing pregnancy symptoms, listen to your body and make a doctor’s appointment!

These are all symptoms you might experience within your first six weeks after conception,2 and organised roughly by when you might experience them.

Sometimes a confusing factor when trying to determine if you are pregnant is that all of the symptoms of pregnancy can be symptoms of other conditions. So, detecting the very early signs of pregnancy without a test can be tricky, especially if it is your first pregnancy. Once you are on to pregnancy two, three, or four, you will more than likely recognise the signs quite quickly. Testing, however, should always be your first course of action, and is especially helpful to confirm your symptoms.

There are several early signs that can tell you that you may be pregnant. The most obvious is missing your period or having light spotting instead of a proper period.

Pregnancy is the number one reason for missing your period.6 After you’ve missed your period, you probably conceived between one and three weeks ago unless there is something else that could be interfering with your menstrual cycle.

It can be possible to have symptoms of pregnancy even before that first missed period. Personally, I knew I was pregnant within two weeks of conceiving on each of the three occasions I’ve been pregnant.

If you’re trying to determine whether the feeling of being tired is one of the early pregnancy symptoms you are experiencing, then be aware that the kind of tiredness you’ll feel within the first 4-6 weeks after conception is probably unlike any kind of tiredness you’ve felt before. You will feel exhausted and will more than likely be falling asleep on the sofa and will be wanting early nights and afternoon naps for no apparent reason.

Some women start may start feeling extra fatigue as early as two weeks after conception.2

One of the first things most women notice and that causes us to suspect pregnancy is changes to our breasts.2 These changes can take on many forms, including prominent blue veins in the breast tissue. Some of the common breast changes caused by pregnancy are listed below:

how do you know if your pregnant or not

You might start noticing these very early in your pregnancy, as early as two weeks after conception. This is one of the symptoms that can be easily mistaken for PMS, however, as it will probably start right around when you might be suspecting your period.

Feeling nauseous is another common early sign of pregnancy. The way to tell whether this is nausea caused by pregnancy, rather than a virus, is that the nausea tends to last all day (even though it’s often caused morning sickness) and also tends to get increasingly worse over a period of weeks. In the early weeks you may just feel a bit sick, then later on it may progress to actually vomiting.

About 1/3 of women experience nausea two weeks after conceiving, but most women start really feeling it between four and six weeks after conceiving.2

Not everyone will experience implantation bleeding, but it is something that some women do experience, and it’s another symptom that’s easy to mistake for a period (especially if your cycle is irregular or very light).

Implantation bleeding is different from a normal period. It will usually last between 1-3 days, and will be intermittent spotting, rather than the constant flow of menstruation. Most women who have had implantation bleeding also say that it’s more brown in color, rather than red.

It may happen within roughly a week or so after the date that you conceived.7

I mentioned this earlier but I’ll say it again. Missing your period is the most obvious and clear sign that you are pregnant. If your period hasn’t arrived on time, then it’s time to take a pregnancy test.

The experience of constantly having a metallic taste in your mouth is a pregnancy sign that I am familiar with. It’s difficult to describe, but your mouth feels like you have been sucking on a coin.

It’s a pregnancy symptom that is very common and is unmistakable (unless you have actually been sucking metal . . . if so, that’s a very weird thing to do!)

You may also experience other strange flavors in your mouth, like saltiness, rancidness, or just a bad taste in general.8

Do you suddenly dislike the taste of foods and drinks you used to love? Do they make you feel nauseous? If so, this is another common pregnancy symptom that many women experience. Common culprits are tea, coffee and alcohol.2

Related to the point above (taste and smell are very closely linked), a heightened sense of smell is another common pregnancy symptom. Are you quite suddenly starting to feel nauseous from everyday smells such as soap, cooking or perfumes? This can be another early pregnancy sign to watch for.2

Another extremely common sign of pregnancy is having bouts of dizziness and/or light headedness. If you’ve been experiencing these sensations, have had unprotected sex recently, are sure you don’t have a virus and have missed your period, then this could well be an early sign of pregnancy.2

Need to pee more often than usual? Waking up in the night to urinate when you normally wouldn’t? These are both hints that you might be pregnant.2

How can we put our finger on a sense of “feeling different?” If you just feel different inside for no apparent reason, this can be a sign of pregnancy. I have found it impossible to find any words that explain this feeling. (Though this article does a pretty good job of explaining what it might feel like to be pregnant).

I’m pretty certain that even if I could, my feeling different would be different from your feeling different. If you have a feeling you can’t put your finger on, but you sense an internal change, then this could be an early sign of pregnancy.

Keep bursting into tears or getting cross and snappy with people around you for no apparent reason? Check to make sure it’s not a full or new moon and that it’s not your normal PMS—it could be a sign.2

Some of these pregnancy symptoms are hard to quantify, especially when it’s something like “feeling different.” But, you may well feel different somehow even though you can’t explain how you feel different.

In my first pregnancy, the earliest signs for me were the enlarged nipples and breasts and breast tenderness as well as feeling dizzy, sick and extremely tired. And yes—I did feel different!

During my second pregnancy, the most noticeable early symptoms were a metallic taste in my mouth, an aversion to drinking tea and a heightened sense of smell. This last symptom got worse and worse throughout my pregnancy and it became difficult to manage all of the smells that made me either feel sick or actually be sick. Smells I couldn’t handle were anything soapy such as body wash and deodorant, perfume, aftershave and alcohol. There were a lot more, but these were the main ones.

For my third pregnancy, me, my husband and our daughter were away traveling around Europe in our motorhome. We’d stopped to work on a farm for a few weeks, when I started to feel incredibly tired.

I couldn’t work out why I felt that way after a good night’s sleep and I had no other symptoms of illness, so I tried drinking extra coffee to keep me awake (I wasn’t concerned about the caffeine because I wasn’t planning on becoming pregnant). Then a few days later I started feeling really unwell to the point I spent around four days laying down resting, but no real symptoms as such—I might describe them like the flu without the sore throat and cough.

Then the nausea and dizziness came but I still didn’t put it all together. I was chatting to my adult daughter on Skype and when she suggested I might be pregnant, I just scoffed at her. I thought that was impossible, especially as I couldn’t remember having had sex! Anyway I bought a test the next day and it was positive. The result was a bit of a shock to say the least!

Here are some possible reasons for missing your period but having negative pregnancy tests:

If you suspect one of these reasons may be disrupting your normal menstrual cycle, and you have a negative pregnancy, test then you should speak to a health professional.

It goes without saying that if you have had unprotected sex at any time during your menstrual cycle you could well be pregnant, even if it was your first time and even if your partner “pulled out.”

You could also be pregnant if your contraception failed. Remember, no form of contraception offers a fail-safe 100% guarantee. If you’re worried about pregnancy because you haven’t taken precautions, you might want to read the real story about how to avoid pregnancy.

I hope I’ve provided enough information here to help you work out how soon you can tell if you are pregnant. If you are pregnant and wanted to be—Congratulations!

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and does not substitute for diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, prescription, and/or dietary advice from a licensed health professional. Drugs, supplements, and natural remedies may have dangerous side effects. If pregnant or nursing, consult with a qualified provider on an individual basis. Seek immediate help if you are experiencing a medical emergency.

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Paloma 

2 weeks ago

I noticed it says if you missed your period and take a test and it’s positive “you’re pregnant” but I’m in a really weird situation. I was late 2 weeks from my period took a FR test and it said Yes then I took about 5 other tests and they’re all negative. I’m going on my 2nd missed period. I have a doctors appt in a little bit over a week however I have no idea what’s going on with my body. In 15 years I have never missed a period and it’s always on time. Help

Joy 

6 weeks ago

I usually see my period first week of the month but I ve not seen any sign of my period coming

Jackson34 

7 weeks ago

I get on my period October 25 morning and the some day I was off my period and I take the home test it said I wasn’t pregnant…. I was on the 3years birth control I take it out this year in March and I don’t have period like that yet so should I call my doctor for a appointment I need help

Diana 

2 months ago

Hello. I do have a question. My Period is supposed to come on the last week of October, but it did not come I had a contact on October 14 and 31. Using the Withdrawal method. I haven’t got my period yet for the month of October and still waiting for the month of November. I use PT today and it turns out negative. Could I be pregnant?

Ore 

2 months ago

I had unprotected sex on 23th of sep and took pills immediately on the 27th of sep I saw my period which lasted for 4days on the last I’d period I had sex again.in October I did not see my period does that mean that I have been pregnant from the first sex or the second sex?pls I need answers

Ore 

2 months ago

I had unprotected sex on sep 23 but took pills immediately and I saw my period on the sep27th ,lasted for 4days but I had sex on the last day of my period.in October i did not see my period does that mean am pregnant from the first sex or the second sex?pls I need answers.

Liz 

2 months ago

I’ve had unprotected sex about a month ago i used morning after pills, but i missed my period.. I did test nd its negative.. What can be the cause?

MSM19 

3 months ago

Hi..my LMP was 18/6 lasted for 4 days n a days of spotting before n after. Then had unprotected on the 1/7 n 3/7 then followed by once a week till end Aug. Since then, missed period till now. I was nauseated, dizziness, fatigue, low appetite, cravings, mood swings, hot flashes/night sweats, food/smell aversions, lower back pain and having milky creamy discharge. About a month ago, I’m left with bloating (soft while lying), discharge, frequent weeing, lower abdomen/lower left cramping and fuller boob’s. Negative test including ultrasound but i feel so pregnant. Now I’m waiting for my full blood and beta results. Couldn’t find the same symptoms I’m getting from secondary amenorrhea or even premenopause. What could be the cause of it? So sorry for the long post…

xtine1996 

3 months ago

my menstruation started at august 28 i have sex with my boyfriend at september 2 is there any posibillity that i can get pregnant? please help..

Zee 

3 months ago

I had unprotected sex on d 10th day of my Ovulation… And had another one exactly two Weeks after…. Now I have not see my period for a month…. I have done home test and it is negative Am I Pregnant

bien marie 

3 months ago

hi..i had sex during my ovulation sept. 14 and after a week (sept 20) I’m not sure if that was my period coz the color was brown and it lasts for 3 days. I tried to take PT 3 (sept 25) days before my period but the result was negative. I don’t have any symptoms that I’m pregnant. I’m expecting my period tomorrow. Could it possible im pregnant? when should i take PT?

AlexD05100492 

3 months ago

I had unprotected sex on the 13th and woke up in the morning with cramp in my lower back (lasted a few hours) and light but bright blood that lasted a day n a half after that I’ve had brown discharge for 3 days, I thought it was my period but I’ve always been heavy for at least 3 days not sure when my next period is due would it be to early to take a test?

Mag 

3 months ago

I am on the Depo shot and I haven’t taken it since last year the thing about that is I never had a period since I’ve been on it so it’s kind of hard for me to say if I have missed one or not so I took the test a week after conception or should I say unprotected sex and the hospital said it was negative but I’ve been having the lower abdominal pain like I did with my other two so I am kind of like on the confuse side

Persia 

4 months ago

I’m a week late on my period. I took 2 pregnancy test in the past week, one on Wednesday and the other on Thursday, both came out negative. What should I do?

Ann 

4 months ago

I had my period date 15 on august,and i have sex with my boyfriend date 25 and 26 august,can i be pregant? Plz help me….thanks!

Angie 

4 months ago

Please my last menses was on 29 July 2018 and my last two month cycle length was 26 ,and my last month cycle length was 25. Am feeling different and also had two days cold and now am coughing and feeling tired. Please tell me if am pregnant and how many weeks or am just late.

Harman 

4 months ago

I had my period only for a day and I had sex with my boyfriend 3 days back but he ejaculated outside so does that mean I’m pregnant?

Island 

4 months ago

I had bad Cramping a week after my. Could I be pregnant

Atinuke 

4 months ago

I had sex last week and after the sex I was given lemon to drink so that it will flush it away, I was also give salt with water to drink, but since that they I was feeling some how, and under my belly is paining and am have backache, does that mean am pregnant.

Evelyn 

5 months ago

My last period was on july 9, 2018 and Im 36 days after my last period.. i had spotting on aug. 7/8 then i try pregnancy test 2 times and still negative.. what it could be?

Akinyemi Abimbola 

5 months ago

Can I be pregnant immediately after my period

MAUREEN 

5 months ago

I had protected sex on 10 June,my periods came on 23rd June and am worried i haven’t seen my July periods.i had a pregnancy test and it was negative please could i be pregnant

Mandisa Nkabinde 

5 months ago

I had unprotected sex on the 5th June, however I was on the pill from 4 days before that(It was the first time I started the pill) and continued all the way till I finished the course mid July, however I missed a day 3 days after the 5th June, and I’m now worried. In July I got my periods for the normal duration, but they havent kicked in yet for August. Im rather panicky though Im well in my adulthood, just not keen on motherhood just yet. Is there a possibility I could be pregnant?

Mathapelo 

5 months ago

I had a miscarriage at 11weeks and the doctor told me to wait 2 weeks before having unprotected sex but i felt i was fine and healed my miscarriage happend on the 8of july and i hade sex on the 14 of july .could it be possible to be pregnant …..? And my blood stoped immediately i came from the hospital

Opeyemi Iyekosa 

5 months ago

like the website.quite educating

saisha 

5 months ago

me n my fiance had an unprotected sex on 14th of july. at first we used protection but after a break it was without protection but he said he will pull out before the sperm will enter and he actually did that. but i am still scared. is it possible that he can pull out before the sperm enters. plz help me i don’t want to get pregnant now.

Elizabeth 

6 months ago

Could this be pregnancy symptoms?I’m feeling somehow but still seeing my period and all the text I did keep telling me negative

sheric03 

6 months ago

i got my periods in may on 15th and then in june on 8th and july no periods yet, today is the 9th day witout periods.my test result showed negative at home.should i wait for week and test again?

my symptoms are tiredness, nausea and gastric problem.

angeldevilme 

6 months ago

i had sex and that night got my period, can i be pregnant?..

Tina 

6 months ago

hello, had a pregnancy test done in the house,that says is positive. but when i went to the hospital yesterday. the nurse told me that is negative .please need help here will appreciate thanks!

Rita 

6 months ago

please ooh I need ur help…. I saw my period on the 4 June and my next period should be on the 30 of June ending… I didn’t see it after 3 days dat should be 3 of July then I start seeing my period.. my period is very lightly and brown.. am very sick and tired and drowsiness and my stomach is paining me like am going to toilet every time.. am feeling Headche my mouth is tasty too bitter

Susana Serer 

6 months ago from UK

You are pregnant Mae. Some women don’t have much in the way of symptoms at all. You may get more symptoms as the pregnancy progresses and your hormone levels rise.

Susana Serer 

6 months ago from UK

Awww bless you Lauren. I’m glad to have helped. Wishing you a speedy conception 🙂

Mae Cua 

6 months ago

Hi, I’ve missed my period for 6 days. Im just confuse if im pregnant or not. I tried a pregnancy test and the result id Positive but i dont feel any pregnancy symptoms. I need help, thanks.

Ann 

6 months ago

Why my period dont come from June 15 2018 I’m feeling period pain 12 days and my period dont come my breast don’t feel differently

maldita 

6 months ago

hello, can you please help me?? I had sex last may 28, my supposed to be period is on June 13… and now I experienced very light period but I can’t tell if it is because it is more brown that color red.. its already on 4rth day now and today is already June 27… I take pregnancy test last June 20 but it turn out negative… what is this?? do you have an Idea?

Olivia 

6 months ago

So stopped taking the pill and 4 days later I had protected sex with boyfriend of 7 years. and it was on the last day of my period, and he finished in me. Its only been a few days since we had sex and just wondering if since it was on the last day of my period if I could possible get pregnant, well I know its possible but is it likely.

Nicole williams 

6 months ago

I had sex may 23 and it’s now June 19 . My last pregnancy test was last Thursday June 14 . I took 5 pregnancy test it was all negative should I been known by now ??? I’m very scare

Hello 

6 months ago

I Saw my period 3rd of may and it always last for 4days so on the 6th am through with it so i had sex with my partner on 12th then later on 22nd i had sex again so this month i havent seen my period and 2days date is 19th

Lauren Booth 

7 months ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post this. We are currently trying to conceive and this has, by far, been one of the most helpful articles I have read. You’ve managed to give me so much strength, hope, and positivity during this two week window and I cannot thank you enough.

SHANTA wiggins 

7 months ago

If you having pain on the side of your stomach what that mean

hello 

7 months ago

i had unprotected sex, and i took a birth control pill. 2 weeks later i started my period. however my tummy feels funny. and i have taken a urine test and it came out negative but i dont know whether i am or i am not

Veronica 

7 months ago

I got my period on the 5th of May stoped on the 10th of May and on the sixteenth I used preseed that night and now it’s going on the 5 the of June and still no period I normally get it between the first week of the month we have been trying for over two years all my test say neg could I be pregnant

Barbra 

7 months ago

I was late on my period and I had unprotected sex when I was meant to be due on and now I am worried I’m pregnant, how long should I wait to do a test ?

Elizabeth 

7 months ago

It’s a week and few days now that have missed my period,have done blood test and urine test but all are negative,but the day it made a week I supposed to see my period I started having nipples pain,and I repeated the test but it’s still negative.. pls what can I do?

Please help me 

7 months ago

April 1 i just finished my period after few days I had unprotected sex few days later I felt symphony of pregnancy. Since then I been sending my bf pictures of my stomach kept growing but on 25th of April spots of bleeding came like supposed my period came then my stomach kept growing still had the same symphony of pregnancy all the way now on May 21 same happened spots of bleeding again?.

Susana Serer 

8 months ago from UK

Could be. A lot of early pregnancy symptoms are like PMS though. You’ll have to see if your period arrives.

Susana Serer 

8 months ago from UK

It can take ages after depo provera for your periods to become regular again. Wait and see is the best advice I guess. If you’re pregnant you’ll most likely have symptoms soon enough.

Susana Serer 

8 months ago from UK

Sounds like it’s time to take one.

Susana Serer 

8 months ago from UK

No. You’re least fertile right before your period.

Sherry 

8 months ago

I’ve had most of the symptoms on here but I’ve also had a tuble 8 years ago but I feel like I’m pregnant can get pregnant

Lizzy 

8 months ago

I have not missy my period yet but I have all the symptom of been pregnant could I really be pregnant

Abby 

8 months ago

Nikki 

8 months ago

I have been having heart burns and I have sex with my bf everynight And my period is like a month late and I been craving food I never craved and my breast is sore to touch and I been getting bigger but I haven’t tool a taste yet

Susana Serer 

8 months ago from UK

Katie, you need to go to the doctor and explain your symptoms to him or her. They will be able to tell you if you’re pregnant or not. If not they can look into other reasons for your symptoms.

Abby 

8 months ago

May 1st i had unprotected sex two days after I got my period I had a appointment for birth control if I take it do I still have a chance of being pregnant

Katie 

8 months ago

I have not started my period for 6 months but me and my husband had sex on January 28,2018 and I still haven’t started my period… but I’m getting bigger and bigger but I don’t eat a lot…. I’m tired and get these headaches that Iv never had…. I had tookin 3 pregnet test in 3 weeks… the first one I took it said negative so I left it in our room and I went down there to check it and it said positive.. another week later I did the same thing and it did the samething it did the first one I did… the 3 week I took it again and it did the same thing again…. so I took a different test called blue clear and it said negative but didn’t change…and I took another $1 pregnant test and it did negative than the next day it did positive

Susana Serer 

8 months ago from UK

Ask your Dr for a blood test to confirm or rule out pregnancy.

Susana Serer 

8 months ago from UK

Yep. Sometimes you just know!

Charlene 

8 months ago

I had unprotected sex with my partner on Saturday but my body feels so weird, my breasts hurt and I’ve got the same feeling I had when I was pregnant with my daughter. I know it’s too early but you know when you just know.

Claire 

8 months ago

Hi, I am nearly 3 weeks late now and I’ve taken a few hpt and still negative, I’ve got signs like feeling sick, cramping in my stomach and feeling bloated, need some advise on what to do?

Diana 

9 months ago

Hi!

I had ovulation from 11/04 and i had sex with my husband and i want to know when i have the right to do pregnant test because they have only taken one week now.

Suki 

9 months ago

I had unprotected sex on the 8th of march and I’m wondering if I could be pregnant and if so so could I be pregnant

Avon 

9 months ago

Hi, I had unprotected six in last January, until April I don’t miss my period, but I feel my body was changed, I had lower back pain, I headache, am I had pregnant? Please help me

Thanks!

Stefanie 

9 months ago

I feel bloated and I feel like I have to vomit every minute and I am cramping at the bottom of my stomach

Nishika 

9 months ago

My periods start on 21 march and i did unprotected sex on 3 april?am i pregnant nw?pls help me

Janaz 

9 months ago

Since eight month I became married, in the first four months I dont want to become pregnant but now I want to, we tried and six many times but still mu result is negative, my period is also late last month and this month, What should I do

Elise 

9 months ago

I had my copper IUD removed in February, and the period that followed was on time but lighter and shorter than typical. However, I’m 3 days late now with 2 negative test results. We’re TTC so naturally, I’m searching for all the same symptoms as my first pregnancy. My breasts were extremely sore for a week but otherwise I feel fine. Could the removal of my IUD be the culprit here? I would be grateful for your guidance

UK 

9 months ago

Please I had my period on the 13th of March and had unprotected sex on the 21st of March and has been experiencing cramps and pains around my naval. Please am I pregnant?

Yvette 

9 months ago

I had my normal 5 day period and on the last day had unprotected sex could I get pregnant?

Worried 

9 months ago

So I had a period on the first of February it was light and lasted maybe 4 days but then 2 days later I started spotting again until the end of the month . I haven’t had any type of period or bleeding at all this month but I have been extra emotional alot of crying an nausea an bad head aches . An my utine is smelling kinda foul. Could I be pregnant?

percy 

9 months ago

i had unprotedted sex on 18feb after 4 days of my period and later i hv been experiancing lower abdomen and backpain, bloated and constipation,visible big bumps on my areola.i thought i might be pregnant later endup getting heavy period which was two days late on 11 march 1st two days was heavy and then it stoped on the 3rd day evening till next day noon and started bleeding heavily like never before and on 16march it was only dark brown powdery drops and on 15 march i got my ultrasound and bloodwork done but the result was normal even the home pregnancy test was BFN and after 4days of my period i started having lowerbackpain and genital hurts while intercourse And yellowish mucus like discharge, is there possibility that i might be pregnant?

9 months ago

Mrs. Susana,

Thank you so much for this article. I am going through a pregnancy scare and this has been so helpful. I appreciate the research and straight facts, it helped me calm down some before I see the doctor tomorrow to check if I am or not.

Thank you.

Brittneyfrazier 

9 months ago

My last period was the 30th of January and in February I didn’t have my period but when I wiped it was a light pinkish for about 3/4 days then completely stopped so I waited to see if I would have my period still nothing, it is now the 21st of March and I still haven’t had my period I’ve taken a home pregnancy test on the 17th it came back negative and I’m having the light pinkish when I wipe but only when I wipe. Should I wait to take another pregnancy test or see a Doctor.?

Dee 

10 months ago

I am 2months late with a negative home pregnancy test.ive been really tired lately trying to stay up during the day.i made an dr appt already but is there a possibility I may be pregnant.

emily 

10 months ago

I had unprotected sex 3 days ago on Sunday the 4th (March) and I feel really different, I feel sick all the time and 2 days after I had a spot of blood when I wiped I want to know if I could be pregnant?

Opeyemi 

10 months ago

I saw my last period on the 17 of Jan this year and I expect my period to come Feb it wasn’t coming so, i went for pregnancy test and it negative, seriously confused, but I do feel tired, back pain, light headache, heavy weight and fullness in my body.pls way is the way out am seriously confuse. Pls help me.

Jerry 

10 months ago

Hey, I need your help actually I wanna know that last night we had sex and we exactly dnt know that whether it happened or not which is required for getting pregnant, and my partner is worried if she will get pregnant, and we dnt want the baby right now!!! So what should we do in the case?? Please reply ASAP

Susana Serer 

10 months ago from UK

Usually a test (the type you get from the drugstore) will be able to tell you on the first day that your period is due. Use my method for testing though to increase your chances of getting an accurate result.

Susana Serer 

10 months ago from UK

Period length and flow often change throughout a woman’s life so it could just be a natural change. It could also be down to a change in contraception. If you absolutely want to rule out pregnancy then see your doctor.

NIkki 

10 months ago

Okay this may sound weird but here I go..

Past two months now I’ve bleed for 2-3 days not like a monthly and not heavy, my mood keeps changing And I’m cleaning like mad and fussy

I’ve done test but all negative. Does this mean I could be?

Tiara 

10 months ago

How long does one wait until they are able to find out if they’re pregnant or not?

lizzy 

11 months ago

hello i feel pregnant but the test is negative and i have been my period last month which i had unprotected sex, is it possible for me to still be pregnant?

Lucia 

11 months ago

I have my period this month early around 3 to 6 of January then after the day I’m out of my period we have sex after 5 days I start to experience nausea, head ach, breast sore and itching and cramps in my stomach last week Saturday I saw a blood but it was light changing to be brown discharge and its taken only 3days on Monday while I’m still bleeding I took a test its comes out negative and I wait I take another one in morning still negative so I’m wondering if I’took early test or I’m not pregnant at all

Ann 

12 months ago

So my last period last week of November and then first couple of days into December. I am on the pill but I do forget to take it sometimes. Not a lot but I have. I have not had a period since then. Should have came the last week of December into the first couple of days into January. I took a pregnancy test Saturday and it was negative. I have continued to take my birth control because of the negative pregnancy test. I have felt just a little nauseous some mornings but then it goes away. Could I be pregnant or just a late period from not being consistent on the pill?? Should I stop taking my birth control pill? Should I go to the doctor and get a blood test done? I’m worried that if I continue the pill and I end up being pregnant it could have effects on the baby. I’m just worried.

Hellen 

13 months ago

How do I get over the emotions I just can’t stop crying,I just burst into tears and my fiancee gets worried I don’t want to see him like that anyanymore,any suggestions

Hunter 

14 months ago

JJ 

14 months ago

I had sex 2 months ago and I haven’t missed my period, but the sex was unprotected and I haven’t been feeling six to my stomach can you help me?!

Paulina 

15 months ago

I need help! So me and my husband are planning to have a baby this will be our second one… We conceived going two weeks now this Saturday. But already took two pregnancy tests and came out negative. And just my luck… I got my period. Can i still be pregnant??

Surbhi 

16 months ago

Please anyone can tell me that if sexual activity is going on while wearing the clothes so can a girl gets pregnant or not?

Unknown 

17 months ago

Me and my boyfriends had sex about two weeks ago and he cam inside of me but after I rinsed myself out with water. But I need to know if I am pregnet or not

shanice 

17 months ago

Hi I’ve had implantation bleeding which was about 4 weeks ago and I had cramps I took a test today and it was negative but I’ve had all the symptoms I still have all the symptoms

kim 

17 months ago

If u have a sex say in July an all know u cant see it does that mean your pregnant but u text normally see it like January uno see it February until march that how u normally see it but u hade sex in july an your in August know is it possible that u might be pregnant an u haven’t seen nor fell anny of the pregnant sings u just fell normal

Damariskananu02@gmail.com 

18 months ago

I had sex on 15 of this month with my boyfriend…probably it was unprotected sex.and I was one week after my period,can I get pregnant..

Adeeba samreen 

19 months ago

I had unprotected sex but stil negative test n no period from last 2 months whats wrong plz tell me ASAP.

NygmaWonder 

19 months ago

I’m possibly late on my period. I have weird craps not the usual. my boobs have been feeling like heavy, eating makes me nauseous, nothing is satisfying and I am exhausted more than usual. I had my last child 10 years ago so I feel like this is new and I dont remember how I’m suppose to feel. I have taken 2 pregnancy tests and both negative.

Arathi 

20 months ago

Hi,

We had sex 5 days before my periods and still my periods has not yet come. Its been 4 days since i have missed my periods. I usually have my periods on correct date. I had checked with a pregnancy kit and result was negative. Am I pregnant or not? Do I need to test again? Please do reply.

Anonymous 

20 months ago

Let me just say, we ARE NOT trying to get pregnant. But, we have had unprotected sex at least 25 times in the last month but he always says he “pulls out”. Recently he ejaculated once, then we did it again without him urinating between. And I’ve been feeling awful, extremely exhausted, pain in my lower left abdomen, I haven’t been eating nearly as much as I used to. I feel really hot all the time. I’ve been constipated, my face is breaking out. I had my period last week, and my next is projected to come in 2 weeks and I think I’m just being paranoid but at the same time I’ve never felt like this before. I’m gonna try not to scare myself too much until I miss my next period. Just need some input/advice.

Doesn’t matter 

20 months ago

Hi. Okay so I had sex with this guy about 10 weeks ago. I had my period last month but this month I havent. I have had nausea, breast enlargement, gain weight, food cravings and headaches but about 9 weeks ago I took a pregnancy test and it came back negative so a week later I took another one and it still came back negative but I haven’t had my period so can you please respond ASAP and tell me what you think thank you?

kim 

21 months ago

I’m 10 days late, got two negative tests, been having lower back pain, tender breasts, metal taste in my mouth, food smells I’ve been put off by, I’m tired of been tired, what’s wrong with me?

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Italiano: Capire se sei Incinta, Español: saber que estás embarazada, Nederlands: Weten of je zwanger bent, Русский: узнать что вы беременны, 中文: 判断是否怀孕, Čeština: Jak poznat, že jsem v jiném stavu, Bahasa Indonesia: Mengetahui Kehamilan, 日本語: 妊娠を判断する, العربية: معرفة إذا كُنتِ حاملا, ไทย: รู้ว่ากำลังตั้งครรภ์, 한국어: 임신 확인하는 방법, Tiếng Việt: Biết Mình Có Thai, हिन्दी: पता करें की आप गर्भवती हैं, Français: découvrir si vous êtes enceinte, Português: Descobrir Se Você Está Grávida, Deutsch: Herausfinden, ob du schwanger bist, Türkçe: Hamile Olduğunu Nasıl Anlarsın

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