Please advise! I'm BFing DD who is 10mo although we have been switching her onto formula ready for me going back to work so I now only feed her morning and night. Periods haven't returned yet. I've had bad nausea and been off my food since Sunday. I was sick twice yesterday. I assumed it was a bug although I don't usually get sickness bugs. I'm also feeling drained and achey and my boobs hurt. Did a pregnancy test today which was negative but as I'm not having periods I have no idea if I've done it at the right time. We had unprotected sex once over Xmas but I can't remember when exactly. Is there a way of finding out if I am pregnant that would be more reliable than a home test in this scenario? I'm panicking as we both want another baby but can't really afford it yet.
I'd think that if you were pregnant and the hormones were at a high enough level to cause symptoms, they'd be high enough to show up on a hpt. However, as others have said, it's worth testing again in a week.
I sound really irresponsible don't I?? I would like to point out that I wasn't drunk and the sex was with my DH! Thanks for your replies. I'll retest next week if I'm still feeling ropey. I'm quite feverish too so thinking it probably is a bug of some sort, although that wouldn't explain the tender boobs.