The basic and first sign of pregnancy is absence of menstruation. But keep in mind that two-or three-day delay can happen without pregnancy even with a regular cycle. This may contribute to some diseases (infectious and others). Affect the cycle and the change of climate, severe physical exertion, overwork, stress, improper diet, vitamin preparations, etc. Disrupts the menstrual cycle and sudden weight loss. From wanting to lose weight women, the age of weight 45-47 kg, it may be a long delay of menstruation.
To assume the pregnancy more accurately you can, if the absence of menstruation notice at even some of the symptoms. For example: aversion to certain products that have appeared recently, or commitment to any food, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting in the morning (and sometimes during the day), change in sense of smell (aversion to certain smells), profuse salivation. Be aware that symptoms of pregnancy can be: a feeling of heaviness in the stomach after eating, heartburn, constipation, frequent urination, increase Breasts, increase in sensitivity of the nipple. As a rule, from the beginning of pregnancy there is a very strong desire to sleep more than usual.
Another simple method – temperature method. Getting out of bed in the morning, measure the temperature in the rectum. It varies during the different phases of the menstrual cycle. In the first (follicular) phase of the basal temperature usually does not exceed 37,0 degrees. She sharply (by 0.1-0.2 degrees) falls about a day before ovulation. After is improving by 0.2-0.5 degrees. Next, the temperature is kept at this level until the onset of the next menstruation. If it does not subsides and 16-20 days after delay of menstruation, it is possible to assume pregnancy.
To diagnose pregnancy will help a blood test for the HCG hormone. This can be done already at 6-8 days after conception. At home use rapid test based on the determination of the level of human chorionic gonadotropin. It is sold in every pharmacy. Keep in mind that is needed to diagnose pregnancy, the level of this hormone in the urine is a few days later.
If you are still in doubt, consult a specialist who will conduct gynecological examination, appoint ultrasonography (us). Spend it on 3-4 weeks after the beginning of menstruation. This is the most accurate method of determining pregnancy.