Finding Out You’re Pregnant
A positive pregnancy test has the power to change your entire future. Are you feeling overwhelmed after finding out you’re pregnant? Or maybe you’re not sure you are pregnant? All you know is your period is late.
A late period is one of the first signs of pregnancy, but believe it or not, it doesn’t necessarily mean you are. Come to the Pregnancy Resource Center for free and confidential pregnancy testing, and let’s find out.
You may feel at a loss for words and uncertain about what to do next. We understand, and we are here to help.
Possible Signs Of Pregnancy
Any time you have sex, there is a chance of getting pregnant. Even if you use contraception regularly, you still have the possibility of pregnancy.
The early signs of pregnancy vary from woman to woman, and even pregnancy to pregnancy. Some women have no noticeable signs at all.
The following is a list of some of the more common early pregnancy symptoms you may have during the first couple of weeks.
- A late or missed period
- Tender, swollen breasts
- Increased urination
- Feeling sick to your stomach (Morning Sickness) and possible vomiting
- Fatigue (tiredness)
- Aversion to certain foods
- Light bleeding or spotting
You May Not Be Pregnant
Even if your period is late, there is a chance you might not be pregnant, especially if your periods are irregular. Other issues like stress, hormonal changes, and rapid weight gain or loss can also be reasons for a change in your menstrual cycle.
It is even possible you are experiencing a natural miscarriage. The Mayo Clinic suggests that as many as 20% of known pregnancies end in a miscarriage. You might experience certain symptoms for days afterward.
Your Next Step
We recommend you start with free and confidential pregnancy testing at the Pregnancy Resource Center. You may have already taken an at-home pregnancy test. Regardless of the results, you will still want to take a lab-quality pregnancy test from us. Often, women take an over-the-counter test too early, or they don’t read the instructions completely. To get the most accurate test result possible, let our experienced team assist you.
If you receive a positive result on your pregnancy test, schedule a free and confidential ultrasound for verification and the additional information you will need.
Remember, we are here to help you. Never feel you have to tackle this situation by yourself. Contact us and let us walk with you on this new life journey.