The early signs of pregnancy are not the same for every woman. Whether this is your first time to become pregnant or you have already experience labor and everything that goes with it once or twice in your life, be aware that your body will react differently to each pregnancy.
The signs of pregnancy will also vary in their duration, intensity and frequency. Since the earliest symptoms of pregnancy are similar to those you pre-menstrual discomforts you feel, it is normal to mistake them from each other.
As a result, those who are trying to conceive may feel that they are pregnant and ends up experiencing pre-menstrual syndrome, while those who are not keeping track of their menstrual cycle may be very well pregnant without them noticing that the discomforts they feel are not related to their menstrual period.
During the first weeks of pregnancy, you will experience a number of emotional and physical changes that could tell you of a new baby to come. However, be aware that even if each of the signs is considered “early symptoms”, these conditions could happen earlier or later than usual.
First Five Hints That You’re Pregnant
The most obvious sign that you’re pregnant is when you skipped your period. While some women experience a mild period lasting only one to two days, others miss the entire month completely. For those who are not trying to conceive, a skipped period makes them search for more information that could identify if she is truly pregnant.
Be aware that other “early signs” of pregnancy may occur only when your entire monthly period passes by. For instance, another sign that you may be pregnant is when you “feel” that you are. Many doctors believe that women have an intuition when it comes to [tag-cat]pregnancy[/tag-cat] signs. Amazingly, this intuition is usually proven correct.
One of the most noticeable physical sign of pregnancy is breast tenderness and extra sensitivity of nipples. When you get pregnant, the body prepares itself for milk production and [tag-tec]breastfeeding[/tag-tec], thus the increase of hormones.
Two other early hints that you’re pregnant are exhaustion and fatigue. Since the levels of hormones increase and your body changes for pregnancy, you may start going to bed earlier and find it hard to get out of bed. You may also get tired of light exercises and simple activities.
The Pregnancy Test And More Discomforts
When you are experiencing the first five signs that you are pregnant, you my still question your body and believe that it is only the symptoms of your period. Whenever you have doubts about the changes of your body, it is best to buy a pregnancy test and see for yourself.
Sometimes, the results come back negative because you tested before your monthly cycle ends. When you had a mistake and you are indeed pregnant, the signs of pregnancy will continue to make things clear for you.
Among the symptoms you will experience is frequent urination. Since the uterus swells when a woman becomes pregnant, it tends to put pressure on the bladder, giving you no choice put to experience frequent trips to the restroom. Pregnant women have to endure this symptom until nine months.
Nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fainting and [tag-ice]morning sickness[/tag-ice] are normal signs of a pregnant woman. Some people do not experience these signs, while other women who do suffer from these signs on different times of the day.
By this time, you are sure that you are going to have a new baby. However, you will still experience some pregnancy signs, such as food cravings or aversion to food, sensitivity to aromas, heartburn, constipation, mood swings, irritability, high body temperature, lower back pain, implantation bleeding, bloating and weight gain.