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Hello ladies,

I was positive I was pregnant in August...I had all the symptoms (tender breasts, nausea, cramping etc) and then my cycle came, though it came down "funny" is the only way to describe it. But I accepted it and went about my business, I drank alcohol on occasion and did not think for a second I might be carrying a child.

September came and my cycle showed up on time on the 17th (I am between 27/28 days long). Then I was thinking about planning a trip back home to California early next year and I wanted to chart my cycles so I didn't travel on those days ya know? So I am waiting for my cycle to appear in October...one day late...two days....10 days. It never showed up and I was completely at a loss because I have never ever missed a period, been that late or anything. So I went back to August and counted, If I was pregnant I would today be 15 weeks 1 day along. Around the "14th" week I started feeling slight flutters in my uterus...so slight I didn't know what to think. Then as the days went by the fluttering became more frequent and stronger, I also felt like something was rolling around in my tummy. This was noticeable at different times in the day, and especially after I ate something sweet.

In addition to that I started to get back pains that would come and go, my pelvis feels like a pressure is moving it out of place, my areolas have darkened, my stomach feels like its stretching out of place and I have AF like cramps on and off. I went online to search what could this be...all the symptoms I am experiencing are screaming "pregnant" but urine tests and blood tests are coming back neg.

I however was convinced; I even told select family and friends I was sure I was pregnant. I thought if I could just get the ER to give me a dang Ultrasound they would see the baby...so last night after my sister called me "crazy" when I told her I was pregnant but was testing negative I ran out the house to the ER. I couldn't take it anymore and I felt like I was losing my mind seriously. The doctor told me with a pitying expression on his face that I was not pregnant because their urine test came back neg and they needed to do a CT scan to see what was wrong...I refused and said I did not want to potentially harm my baby if I pregnant. I asked him what could cause the movement/fluttering I felt in my stomach and he said with a straight face "Intestines". Intestines? Really...I mean I didn't know that your intestines could cause a fluttering in your uterus/tummy with moving like a baby is rolling around. On a consistent bases...out the blue? I felt like they were looking at me like a crazy fool who was desperately imagining a baby. I had thought I was not pregnant! I drank in the last 3 months margaritas and even a whole bottle of wine! If I thought there was even a change I was pregnant I would never have done that. So to my relief the doctor ordered a trans vaginal ultrasound and I thought ha! NOW they will see the baby I feel moving around inside of me and I will be ejected from the "crazy/delusional" club I knew they had put me in.

During the Ultrasound the technician was not there to look for a fetus (the doctor told me this beforehand) ...but to take pictures of my ovaries etc. to see what could be causing the "pelvis pain" I had lied about to get seen in the ER. Afterward the doctor came in and told me I had cysts on my ovaries but that it was not uncommon in females of menstruation age and they usually formed after a menstrual cycle. And he said...and I quote "This would not stop your cycle from coming, and would be a symptom of it not coming rather than the cause." He also informed me they saw no baby in the photos taken during the ultrasound and sent me home after I still refused a CT scan.

So where am I now? Still not getting my cycle (2months late now)...still feeling movement in my tummy and the medical staff at local ER thinking I need mental help surely. I am depressed but trying not to it bring me down. If I am not pregnant, fine, I just want to know WHAT is wrong with me. If I am pregnant I want to make sure I am getting prenatal care. But to ignore these things going on within me would be crazy. I am at a loss and quite embarrassed that I have told people I am pregnant, I mean what do you say to them now? How do you deal with not knowing what is wrong with you? I live in America where there is no free health insurance, so I don't have the option of going to the Gyno. Please keep me in your prayers ladies and I will keep you updated if there is any change. If anyone has felt something similar and can give me some insight I would greatly appreciate it.
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replied November 12th, 2010
ive mbeen feelinq the same thinq & also all the preq. tests are negative! dnt yhu feel like sumthinq is like kickinq or sumthinq? its so weriod.
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replied October 11th, 2012
I have been feeling the same feeling too though I don't know if in pregnant or not but I'm only 17 and in scared like I'm having these feelings come an go like a pregnancy but I'm not site if I'm pregnant can someone help????
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replied May 27th, 2013
feeling crazy too
I have the same symptoms, now for about 2months or so I just got my menstral but its really light. . . My obgyn only gave me a urine test it was negative I took 3 home pregnancy test all differnt answers they won't guve me a ultrasound ir blood test without a positive urine. . . I am sure I am pregnant... everyone thinks I'm crazy ...my boyfriend says my boobs are big my hips nthighs are bigger, in eatin n craving things I uusually don t eat at all I'm gonna make appointment with my doctor tomorrow. . . Let me know how everything turns out for u and I Will do the same
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replied August 13th, 2013
Im almost 32 yrs old feeling the same thing my periods are crazy. Im not able to eat anything. I've taken home test came back negative my stomach is hurting I can't sleep on either of my sides. My ex husband who is not the father thinks im not he keeps saying stupid stuff from were he was sick saying he had the same thing. Coming from a man who shot blanks.. so idk what is going on.
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replied September 27th, 2013
Women are made to feel every movement in their body's and we are emotionally aware to react to situations like babies n ovarian cysts it's what women go through, no women is crazy for feeling every little movement in her body even if it is her intestines, doctors thought my aunt was going through breast and didn't find out she was 6months pregnant until they saw a baby in the ultra sound to check her uterus n area for any other things like cysts n they saw a baby it could happen to any woman it's not crazy it's knowing ur own body,and even my aunt also had a normal period in those 6months of pregnancy which is why it got crazy bcuz her tests came negative each time so an ultra sound is the only way.
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replied September 27th, 2013
They thought she was going through breast cancer, here it was a baby all along..
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replied November 19th, 2013
I have been having the same issues for about 2 months now. I have had three kids, so i kind of know when my body is different! I have taken 3 at home pregnancy test, and all are negative. With my second child i had to take over 9 test to get a positive read. I dont know whats going on. I started feeling flutter just like the lady at the very top, but I am going crazy! My husband and best friend both say that I am pregnant, but the urine test at the dr office says differently. They did an ultrasound on my ovalaries a few weeks ago because I have a cyst, but the tech never said I had a baby in there... help me!!!
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replied November 24th, 2014
Did anyone ever find out what was the cause of your symptoms? I am currently experiencing all of the same symptoms, fluttering in my stomach, my stomach size has increased, breast are bigger and areolas are darker, morning sickness, and the pregnancy test is negative. I am scheduled for an ultrasound next week so hopefully I will get some answers afterwards. I've been pregnant before and know exactly what it feels like to be pregnant and that's exactly what I'm feeling now. I'm just so confused right now.
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