Thanks for the query.
Pregnancy is suspected when one misses a regular period, has symptoms of nausea, vomiting and breast discomfort. These are non specific symptoms and can happen even without a pregnancy. We always confirm pregnancy by two things, a serum beta hcg which is a blood test. The doubling value of beta hcg for 48 hours interval is an evidence of an intra uterine pregnancy. This needs to be confirmed with an ultrasound examination. With this evidence, we can always inform and counsel the patient that she is pregnant and educate her about the ways to handle the pregnancy. It is upto her to decide if she would want to continue the pregnancy or not. Based on this, we further guide the mother. Hope this helps.
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