Could I be Pregnant?!/Myth To Rest

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It's to my knowledge that you CANNOT have your period while you're pregnant.  I bring this up because for the past two months I've been highly emotional, on and off nauseated, on and off cramping, my hips have been hurting, and I can't seem to lose weight any longer. My friend told me to take a pregnancy test. I did take one 12 days after conception when the nausea started, but it was negative. I told her this and I informed her I have had my period in dec. and this month. So there is NO chance I am pregnant? Am I wrong? I see a lot of women online claiming they had their period for months before they realized they were pregnant! But i think it's all BS!

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Kate, I have heard stories from women who were having their periods and pregnant. But I don't think it happens very often. Did you find out if you are pregnant yet? Let me know what happens. You can email me privately at Carieichel@aol.com
You can always get a free pregnancy test at a local pregnancy resource center. To find a center near you, go to http://www.optionline.org or http://www.heartbeatservices.org and click on the worldwide directory.

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Carie Eichel

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I'll be on vacation for a few days. You may email me at Carieichel@aol.com if you need to talk during this time. Please be patient as I will be out of town for a few days and may not be able to access email.
I can answer questions about pregnancy tests and symptoms of pregnancy. I can offer networking and resources for local pregnancy testing and resource centers. I can answer questions about various birth control methods. If I am "maxed out" you can email me at Carieichel@aol.com to reach me privately.

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I have one daughter and 7 grandchildren. I have helped women in pregnancy situations and with birth control options for almost 25 years. I volunteer with Austin Pregnancy Resource Center (http://www.austinprc.org) and am involved with Hope Connections Pregnancy Resource Center (http://www.hcprc.org).

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Preliminary sonogram training. Some college.

Past/Present Clients
I have had hundreds of past clients through one-on-one counseling online and at the Austin Pregnancy Resource Center.

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