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hi krissy

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I hope you found out that you are expecting :) to answer your questions the best I can; I'm am still not sure if I am prgnant or not. I am 18 weeks late. I have minimul symptoms. I have taken at home test & a blood one & they all come back negative. But i have a Pap appointment on the 26th. Will this be able to tell if I am pregnant or not? I get " flutters " in my stomach, mostly under my breast & i will also get them in my lower mid section and twords the side of my stomach, but like i said I get alot of it twords the top. Is this a normal place to feel the " flutters " i fi i am pregnant? Also I have been very burrpy lately. Is this common in pregnancy? Also over the past 18 weeks for one day only & one during that day I have spotted very lightly. Is this normal? I really want to be pregnant but im trying not to get my hopes up. Anyone go through what I am? Will this be able to tell if I am pregnant or not? They should be able to tell, and if not they will set you up with the correct appt so that they can check to be sure or not. Is this a normal place to feel the " flutters " At about 18 weeks along the uterus and baby will be right under your belly button, so you should be feeling the "flutters" there and below. I have felt some things a 1-2 inches above my belly button that I personally think was the baby moving and kicking, but I could be wrong - may just be gas lol. Also I have been very burrpy lately. Is this common in pregnancy? according to this website, yes it is. I havent had the burps but I do have plenty o' gas :) http://www.babycenter.com/0_gas-during-pregnancy_247.bc Also over the past 18 weeks for one day only & one during that day I have spotted very lightly. Is this normal? Yes spotting is very normal. I had a friend stop by the house today - she just found out that she is 21 weeks along. She didnt know because she had regular periods the whole time... she also already had a bit of weight on her mid section so she didnt notice any unusual weight gain. So it is very easy for some women to go many weeks into their pregnancy without knowing their are pregnant. Hope that helps :) and once again, I hope your appt went well today! <3

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If you have gotten a negative blood test you are not pregnant. Blood tests (and home tests) look for the pregnancy hormone hcg. Blood tests can detect very low levels of hcg. If you get a negative test result it means you have no hcg in your system, which means you are not pregnant.

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