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How do I know if im pregnant?

How do I know if im pregnant?

Use a pregnancy test: The definitive way to know if you are pregnant is to use a pregnancy test. However, there are signs and symptoms that some women will note when they have concieved. Breast fullness and tenderness is common, as is fatigue, urinary frequency, headache, constipation, and pelvic cramping. Morning sickness (nausea) is also very common, and of course missing your period is likely after conception. ...Read more

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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


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How do I know if im pregnant?

Home pregnancy test: A home pregnancy test can reliably tell you whether you are pregnant or not; the test looks for beta-hcg in your urine. B-hcg is only secreted by a fertilized egg or a placenta. ...Read more

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How do I know if im pregnant?

How do I know if im pregnant?

Pregnancy test: Pregnancy tests you can get over the counter are quite reliable. You can go to your doctor's office and have it run also if you want to be sure. Nowdays, blood tests are not any more accurate except it can provide the actual hormone level. ...Read more

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How do I know if im pregnant?

How do I know if im pregnant?

Clinical Sx or test: Clinical symptoms of breast tenderness and/or nipple discharge, morning sickness, no period when expected, weight gain. Best way is to buy a urine pregnancy test at the dollar store and check. ...Read more

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How do I know for sure im pregnant without a.Test?

How do I know for sure im pregnant without a.Test?

Only a positive : Urine or blood pregnancy test and seeing a fetus on ultrasound are the only ways of confirming a pregnancy. (or u can wait nine months and see if something comes out of your birth canal!) symptoms are just suggestive of this divine concept.Seeing is believing! ...Read more

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If I dont know exactly what day I think I got pregnant how long should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

If I dont know exactly what day I think I got pregnant how long should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

Pregnancy Testing: When you miss a period. If you have a period you do not need to do a pregnancy test. The morning after the first day of a missed period is when the urine test should be valid. ...Read more

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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

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How do I know if im pregnant without a test?

How do I know if im pregnant without a test?

When?: If you want early confirmation of pregnancy, the only answer is a urine or blood test. If you wait a few more weeks, pregnancy can be seen on ultrasound. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to know im pregnant?

How long do I have to wait to know im pregnant?

Within a week of...: If you are regular with your period, say approximately every 30 days...This means you usually ovulate on day 16 of your cycles..If during ovulation you got "lucky lucky", then missing period means about 2 weeks after conception..So usually within the first week of missing your period the home pregnancy test should give you a smile, if that is what u r wishing... Take your vitamins.... Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I know for sure if I have depression?

How do I know for sure if I have depression?

Difficult: But, feeling sad, slow, constipated, tearful, seeking quiet, alone, no appetite! then be seen, by a psychology or psychiatry professional. ...Read more

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How do I know if im hydrated?

How do I know if im hydrated?

Colorless urine: You urine color is a good indication of hydration status. The less hydrated you are, the more yellow your urine is. If you are well hydrated, urine is pale yellow to colorless. ...Read more

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I need to know if I am pregnant.

I need to know if I am pregnant.

That's easy: You are in luck, because home pregnancy tests have been available since the 1970's. A urine test gives a reliable result 1 week after missing a period, or 3 weeks after sex (when conception might have occurred). There is no need to test sooner, but if done too early (such as less than 2 weeks after sex) and has a negative result, a woman often ends up repeating the test a few days or a week later. ...Read more

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I want to know how do I know if I am pregnant ?

I want to know how do I know if I am pregnant
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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

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How do I know if I am fertile?

How do I know if I am fertile?

Get a check up: Start by speaking with your gynecologist to see if you have any risk factors or if testing should be done. Some common risk factors include: irregular periods, serious medical conditions like heart or kidney disease or cancer, overweight, underweight, smoking, previous pelvic surgery, fibroids, previous std or pelvic inflammatory disease, family history of endometriosis or premature menopause. ...Read more

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Not too sure if i can get pregnant, how am i supose to know i can?

Not too sure if i can get pregnant, how am i supose to know i can?

Try: Basically, have regular, unprotected sex and try. Now if there is something in your medical history that makes you worried about infertility, you could see a fertility specialist and get some basic tests done. But those tests can be misleading if you have never tried to become pregnant in the first place. ...Read more

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How do I no if im pregnant?

How do I no if im pregnant?

Pregnancy Test: If you have missed your period, you may want to take an at home pregnancy test that you can get a drug store. If it is positive, see your dr. However, those tests are not always accurate. Your dr can do a blood test, which is very accurate. ...Read more