Top
20
Doctor insights on: How Can I Know That I Am Pregnant

Share
Dr. Walter Husar
4 doctors shared insights

Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


2

2
How can I know if I am pregnant?

How can I know if I am pregnant?

Do a urine home: Or a blood preg test at your gyn's offcie at your age u should know that u can do a pregnancy test to find out. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
How can I know whether I am pregnant?

How can I know whether I am pregnant?

Hpt: If you have been sexually active and have missed your period then you can go ahead and take a home pregnancy test (HPT) now. If negative and still no period would repeat HPT in a week. Take care. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
How do I know that I am ovulating?

How do I know that I am ovulating?

Ovulation kit: Try using an over-the-counter ovulation kit. They are available at any pharmacy for low-cost and they are quite effective. ...Read more

6

6
How can I tell if I am ovulating?

How can I tell if I am ovulating?

Ovulation predictor: Women who don't ovulate don't have regular periods. An ovulation predictor kit is a good way of confirming that you're ovulating - get from a pharmacy, don't buy a monitor. Start testing every day from day 10 in your cycle (day 1 is the first day of your period). Test between 10 am and noon. If you're irregular, or test for a couple of months and it's not working see a rei specialist if you're ttc. ...Read more

7

7
How can tell I if I am ovulating?

How can tell I if I am ovulating?

Ovulation: If you have regular monthly cycles, that means you are likely ovulating. You can also check ovulation kits (sold in pharmacies), which are another good way to monitor for ovulation. Checking daily temperature is another method. ...Read more

8

8
Can I only get pregnant when I am ovulating? And how do I know I am ovulating?

Can I only get pregnant when I am ovulating? And how do I know I am ovulating?

Yes.: A woman has to ovulate ie release an 'egg' in order for pregnancy to occur. If you are having regular periods with cycles between 25-35 days then you are most likely ovulating. There are several ways to determine ovulation eg menstrual cycle charting, basal body temp, LH hormone surge (there is a kit),etc. The simplest way is cycle charting. Chart you cycles, 25-35 days are probably ovulatory. ...Read more

9

9
What can I do to tell if I am fertile?

What can I do to tell if I am fertile?

Fertility: See a fertility specialist to have testing done to determine if your sperm or eggs (man or woman) are in good working condition. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
How can I know if I am having twins?

How can I know if I am having twins?

Early ultrasound: An ultrasound performed in the first trimester can confirm twins. Sometimes when twins are diagnosed very early, one of the twins may not survive and then the pregnancy usually will proceed normally as a singleton. Blood levels of the pregnancy hormone are also higher than a singleton pregnancy. ...Read more

11

11
How can I know if am fertile?

How can I know if am fertile?

Testing!: History suggestive of infertility: 1. Attempting pregnancy more than one year 2. Irregular periods 3. Painful periods 4. Chronic pelvic pain 5. Overweight-obese- bmi >25 6. Breast discharge 7. Abnormal hair growth-excessive acne testing for infertility: blood work- to assess ovarian reserve-thyroid-prolactin; pelvic imaging- hsg and ultrasound; semen analysis- good luck! ...Read more

12

12
How could i know if am pregnant?

How could i know if am pregnant?

If no period comes..: A urine pregnancy test done correctly gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and therefore lead to a repeat test. If a woman has her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
Am i finally pregnant? How can I tell?

You can tell by : Taking a home pregnancy test if you have missed your period. Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas ; insomnia. ...Read more

14

14
How can I be sure I am pregnant?

How can I be sure I am pregnant?

Pregnancy test: There are many symptoms that my suggest that you are pregnant (nausea, breast tenderness, fatigue), but the only way to tell if you are pregnant is a pregnancy test, or an ultrasound. Nowadays, the urine tests sold over the counter are very accurate. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
How can I know if I am bipolar?

How can I know if I am bipolar?

Check to see if you: Have sx's. If yes, obtain psychiatric evaluation. When a person is manic or hypomanic they may exhibit aggression, agitation, lack of judgment ; impulse control, distractability, rapid thoughts ; speech, ^ libido, v sleep, spending sprees, high risk behaviors, elation, ^ physical activity ; even psychosis. When depressed one may experience low mood, v energy level, v concentration, amotivation, . ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
How can i know if i am not well?

How can i know if i am not well?

The question you ask: suggests that you have health concerns. It is important to share these w/your doctor. He/she can then make a proper diagnosis. If medical conditions are ruled out perhaps you have an anxiety disorder and a mental health professional can teach you coping strategies. Peace and good health. ...Read more

17

17
How do I know when I am pregnant?

How do I know when I am pregnant?

Home pregnancy test: The first symptom of pregnancy is missing your period. A home pregnancy test can reliably tell you whether you are pregnant or not. The very accurate, home pregnancy tests can be found at any drug store (there are multiple brands). The home test will look for signs of beta-human Chorionic Gonadotropin (b-hcg) in your urine. B-hcg is secreted by a fertilized egg and eventually by the placenta. ...Read more

18

18
How do I know how many days I am pregnant?

How do I know how many days I am pregnant?

Last menstruation: Once you confirmed you are pregnant, you go back to the date of 1st day of last menstruation and you start counting. This is how it is usually calculated. You probably became pregnant 1 to 2 weeks after that date. ...Read more

19

19
How do I know if I am pregnant?

How do I know if I am pregnant?

Pregnancy Test: Many conditions and meds can lead to suspension of menses. An otc pregnancy test is cheap and accurate. Concerned about doing a test yourself or have a confusing result? Get a blood test from your doctor. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
How can I know whether I am infertile?

How can I know whether I am infertile?

Try: Infertility is defined as the lack of pregnancy after a year of unprotected intercourse though we sometimes evaluate and treat after only 6 mos. When a couple meets these criteria they have infertility. ...Read more