Reasons a woman may not know she’s pregnant at six weeks

(CNN)Set politics aside for a minute. Ignore whatever laws are on the books. Hit snooze on any moral or religious alarm bells ringing in your head. The reality is that nearly half of all pregnancies are unintended or, more specifically, 45-49% of the time they are unplanned, said Dr. Jen Villavicencio, an ob-gyn who lectures at University of Michigan Medicine and is also a fellow with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Those actively trying to get pregnant may be monitoring every aspect of their cycles and have pregnancy tests at the ready, but for many women getting pregnant comes as a surprise. Even if a person is perfect at staying on top of birth control — and most …