Last week I posted about how my boyfriend and I engaged in foreplay and how I was afriad of being pregnant. People responded telling me that I wasn't, but I didn't get my period yet. I usually start around the 17th but last month I THINK I started on the 18th/19th. It's now the 21st and my period still isn't here. I've been stressing about it ): My breasts are tender(normal for my cycle) and I've been getting some very minor cramps through out the last 2 days but still no blood ): I'm really scared and I don't know what to do. Can this stress delay it or something? *sigh*
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So the thing to do when we are worried we may be pregnant and think we may have had a risk is to take a pregnancy test when we can in terms of when it will be able to be accurate.
If we're certain or pretty darn sure we did not have a risk, then we need to learn to put pregnancy out of our minds, and just relax.
If we're having symptoms that worry us, we can check in with a healthcare provider.
If a period is more than a few days late and we know we're not pregnant, again, we can teach ourselves to relax. Periods sometimes will be late by several days, and we may even skip a cycle sometimes. If and when we have periods which are very off for us or skipped for more than a couple cycles, then, again, it's time to check in with a healthcare provider.
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