What if the pregnancy test is positive pregnancy?
Initially, you will no doubt be elated beyond words if a pregnancy test is positive. Soon after, though, you may be overcome by a mass of powerful and conflicting emotions. On the one hand, you will probably want to shout your news from the rooftops, on the other, you may also suddenly become anxious about what now lies ahead of you, including the almost unimaginable thought of a miscarriage. This is entirely normal and I advise all women at this stage to try to stay as calm and relaxed as possible, and to be very careful who they share their news with (see Step 10).
It’s positive! Seeing the blue line form on a pregnancy test Is a huge reward for all the efforts you have made to achieve a pregnancy.
It doesn’t matter whether you managed to conceive naturally or using assisted conception, you will now want to do everything possible to have a successful pregnancy and a healthy baby. This chapter will help you through the first few weeks when many women are at their most vulnerable, both emotionally and physically