How to know if you’re pregnant?

How to know if you’re pregnant?

The two methods used to know if you are pregnant:

1) Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms

Pregnancy is a very sensitive time in a woman’s life. Therefore, it is always a good idea to visit your doctor as soon as you encounter any of the signs and symptoms of pregnancy.

The doctor will properly be able to analyse these signs and symptoms for possible pregnancy.

The table below lists the possible signs and symptoms of pregnancy:

Early Signs of Pregnancy Probable signs of pregnancy Definite signs of pregnancy

Breast Tenderness




Skin Pigmentation  

Belly slightly enlarged

Uterine contractions sensed by the mother

Foetal movement

Enlarged uterus

Foetal heart sounds

Foetal movements

Learn more about the signs and symptoms of pregnancy here.

2) Do a Pregnancy Test

Perform the different pregnancy tests and observe results for the possibility of pregnancy.

There are a few different types of pregnancy tests:

 Test Name  Positive for Pregnancy  Negative for Pregnancy
 Pregnancy Stick Test    Two Pink Lines result on the stick  One Pink Line Result on the stick
 Blood Test  High B-hcG  Low B-hcG
 Sonogram  Foetus Visible in sonogram result  Foetus not visible in sonogram result.

It is by the combination of these two methods that we can finally arrive at a conclusion and to confirm if a woman is a pregnant or not.