Pregnant! What do I do now? If you think you may be pregnant! You need to confirm it first. You can start by taking a home pregnancy test (HPT). HPTs are inexpensive, private, easy to use, and mostly accurate. However, the only way to confirm a pregnancy is through a physician’s diagnosis. You will need to schedule an appointment with your family doctor or obstetrician/gynecologist. You can also find the local maternity services of your area.
Knowing that you are pregnant When you find out or confirmed that you are pregnant, you may feel joyful and energized, or may be stunned, puzzled and may be upset. It depends on your conditions because everybody is different, and having different type of conditions at this stage. No need to worry if you are not feeling as happy as you have expected. Even if you have been trying to get pregnant, your feelings may take you by surprise.
What do I do now? Your pregnancy will be treated confidentially, even if you are under the age of 16. Your GP or midwife will tell you about your choices for antenatal (pregnancy) care in your local area. Being pregnant may affect the treatment of any current illness or condition you may have or go on to develop. The common problems in pregnancy, includes morning sickness, headaches, bleeding, etc. If you don’t have one or don’t feel comfortable going to your doctor, then there are centers which offer FREE pregnancy testing and are completely confidential. Many of the centers also perform ultrasounds at no cost. You will need to have an ultrasound to determine how far along you are in your pregnancy. If you're pregnant and not sure you want to be, YourOptions explains the choices you have. You can also talk to a GP.
When you find out or confirmed that you are pregnant, you may feel joyful and energized, or may be stunned, puzzled and may be upset. If yo...