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    Can anyone please help? I don't know if I'm pregnant!
    annamelody posted:
    My last period was January, 22nd 2014. My fiancé and I are currently trying to have a baby so for the entire month of February we've had unprotected sex. According to my tracking I ovulated between the 5th and 9th of this month. I took a test on the 16th and it came up negative. Was it just too early to read my hcg levels? Also according to my tracking I should have started my period today but sometimes I can be no more then 2 days late. I've been experiencing a constant dull cramping for the past 6 days.. I am not sure if it might just be my period or maybe I am actually pregnant? I've also been experiencing mood swings, headache, extreme emotions, and fatigue. Please help! When do I test again? Or am I just crazy and it's all menstrual related. Thank you for you help!
    lovebird79 responded:
    It's too early to tell based on your symptoms. They could be PMS or pregnancy related.

    Wait until you've missed your period by 7 days and re-test.

    Also, expect to have up to 12 periods before getting a positive - 70% of healthy adults conceive within this time period. My husband and I took 7 cycles to conceive.

    Good luck!

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