Am I Really Pregnant? Knowing the First Signs of Pregnancy
Most women know that the absence of menstruation is a key sign of pregnancy, but it's important to be aware of other indicators. Knowing you are pregnant sooner affords you an early start on a healthy regimen. That's better for you and your baby.
Signs of pregnancy include:
- Absence of menstruation
- Morning sickness (nausea and/or vomiting any time of day)
- Frequent urination
- Tender, swollen breasts
- Darkening of the areola (area around the nipple) and raised glands around the nipple
- Blue and pink lines under breasts and on abdomen
- Food cravings
There may be signs on the above list that make you wonder if you might be pregnant. Don't remain in the dark. Take an at-home pregnancy test like FIRST RESPONSE® Early Result Pregnancy Test which can detect the pregnancy hormone as early as five days before your expected period1. You must also schedule an appointment with your doctor to confirm the results, and always check with your physician regarding any issues concerning your health. Knowing sooner is better.
1 First Response® can detect the pregnancy hormone as early as five days sooner than the day of your expected period.