If your menstruation is usually on schedule and you are late by even one day, you might be pregnant, notes BabyCenter. However, it is rather common for women to be late in their period even if they are not pregnant. Stil... More »

Many women may immediately assume that they are pregnant after missing a period for 17 days, but a late period can be caused by a number of circumstances and is not altogether uncommon, according to WebMD. These factors ... More »

A period can be about a week late before home pregnancy tests can accurately detect pregnancy, according to Central Carolina OB-GYN. If a woman is not pregnant, she may skip periods or have late periods for other reasons... More »

It is extremely unlikely to become pregnant three days before one's period, according to WebMD. Pregnancy can only occur during ovulation, which happens around 14 days after the last period. However, every woman's menstr... More »

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If a woman has an average 28 day menstrual cycle, it is possible for her to get pregnant 5 days after her period ends. According to WebMD, sperm can live in a woman's body for up to 6 days. A woman that has sex five days... More »

It is very common for women who are 1 month pregnant to not experience symptoms because most of the early signs of pregnancy are similar to the symptoms experienced before and during menstruation, so women do not always ... More »

WebMD explains that weight gain in the belly area accompanied by a lack of menstruation very likely signals primary amenorrhea in young women who have not had their periods by the age of 16. It likely signals secondary a... More »