Maybe the symptoms you’ve been dealing with over the past week or two seem telling. Perhaps you’ve experienced them before, or, even if not, perhaps you have a feeling in the back of your mind about what you’re going through. But maybe you’re researching every other possibility in the books. You refuse to believe that these symptoms mean you’re pregnant and your fingers are crossed that what you’re experiencing could be something else entirely. But, sometimes, if you know, you know, and you’re going to have to face this sooner or later.
Facing the reality of an unexpected pregnancy isn’t easy—there are so many potential factors involved in such a situation. And these factors might be contributing to why you refuse to believe you’re pregnant, even if you are. Finding a nonjudgmental, trustworthy resource for information and support can be a great next step. Our pregnancy consultants at Avenue Women’s Center are here exactly for that purpose. Don’t walk through this alone.
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“It can’t be pregnancy…it must be…”
Falling into the ‘symptom searching trap’ can certainly feel like a balm to whatever anxiety you might be facing. After all, several conditions can mimic early pregnancy and so forth. You might be trying to convince yourself that what you’re experiencing is ovulation, PMS, other hormonal fluctuations, a stomach bug…the list could go on and on! However, whenever you’re experiencing something new that lasts, comes and goes, or is severe, it’s always a good idea to get it checked out with your primary care doctor to rule out anything more serious.
“It can’t be pregnancy because there’s no room for that in my life right now.”
Sometimes our life circumstances are so extreme that there doesn’t seem to be room for something else to happen. Maybe you’re going through so much that a positive pregnancy test doesn’t even seem possible. But, when it comes down to it, reality waits for no one. Pregnancy doesn’t wait for our perfect timing, but it does need our attention when it presents itself.
Steps to Certainty
If you really feel that you aren’t pregnant, the best way to find out is through a pregnancy test. Finding the strength to face your fears and determine whether you’re pregnant or not is a courageous move forward! You can receive this confirmation through your doctor’s office, OBGYN, or a home pregnancy test. Sometimes it might feel better to have someone with you during this process. That’s why at Avenue Women’s Center, we offer free medical-grade pregnancy tests that are accurate just ten days after possible conception. You’ll find out the results right away in a safe, comfortable environment. It’s important to know whether you’re pregnant just in case there are complications or other medical difficulties that come up. Once you know the results, you can begin the next steps in making a pregnancy decision.
While it can feel easier to hold on to disbelief regarding a possible pregnancy, in the long run, it’ll be safer and healthier for you to find out for certain. You can’t make an informed choice about what’s next if you don’t know whether you’re pregnant or not. Our expert and caring pregnancy consultants would love to partner with you and offer our free and confidential resources and services.
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The information provided here is general in nature. It is not a substitute for a consultation with a medical professional. Before any medical procedure, it is imperative that you discuss your personal medical history, risks, and concerns with your doctor. If you have questions during or after a procedure, your doctor should be immediately contacted. Avenue Women’s Center is not an emergency center. If you are experiencing severe symptoms, such as bleeding and/or pain, seek immediate medical attention. Contact your physician, go to an emergency room, or call 911.