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Early Signs And Symptoms of Pregnancy To Notice

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Very Early Signs of Pregnancy

Most women ask me this question, when do first pregnancy symptoms start to show? What are the very early signs of pregnancy? The simple answer to this question is: You can still be pregnant even before you miss a period. First pregnancy symptoms can start to show as early as 1 week. While the sure short way of determining if you are pregnant or not is to do a pregnancy test or an ultrasound but there are some signs and symptoms that you can look for to determine the same.

When Do Pregnancy Symptoms Start to Show?

The first week of pregnancy is calculated from the date of your last menstrual period. The last day of your menstrual period is the starting date of your pregnancy, although you were not pregnant yet. Pregnancy symptoms start to show as early as 1 week.

Common Symptoms of Pregnancy

Following are some common symptoms in early pregnancy to notice:

  • Missed menstrual period
  • Nausea
  • Frequent urination
  • Fatigue
  • Breast changes and breast tenderness
  • Abdominal cramping
  • Spotting or light bleeding
  • Changes in nipples
  • Increase in vaginal discharge
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Implantation, Vaginal Spotting, and Cramping During Early Pregnancy

Implantation: Once the egg is fertilized, it travels from the fallopian tube to uterus and gets attached to the wall of the uterus. This process is called Implantation.

Vaginal Spotting: After the implantation has happened pregnant woman may experience her first signs of pregnancy which is vaginal spotting and bleeding. Some women may notice a milky discharge from the vagina, this is also one of the early signs of pregnancy and is called Vaginal Discharge.

Cramping: A pregnant woman may experience cramps in the lower abdomen similar to the ones she experiences during the menstrual cycle. Hence some women mistake this very early pregnancy sign to be the start of their menstrual cycle.

Very Very Early Signs Of Pregnancy Week by Week

Here are some very very early signs of pregnancy based on weeks

Pregnancy Weeks

Signs and Symptoms

1 week pregnant symptoms

Mild cramping and vaginal spotting

2 weeks pregnant symptoms

Missed menstrual period

3 weeks pregnant symptoms

Frequent urination

4 weeks pregnant symptoms or 1st month pregnancy symptoms

Fatigue, bloating

5 weeks pregnant symptoms

Motion sickness

6 weeks pregnant symptoms

Tingling or aching breasts, mood swings

7 weeks pregnant symptoms

Temperature changes

8 weeks pregnant symptoms

High blood pressure

9 weeks pregnant symptoms

Extreme fatigue and heartburn

10 weeks pregnant symptoms

Faster heartbeat

11 weeks pregnant symptoms

Noticeable weight gain,
acne, breast and nipple changes

12 weeks pregnant symptoms

Lower back pain

13 weeks pregnant symptoms

Fetal movements
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The proudest thing for a woman in this world is to see her pregnant belly grow week by week. So, once you know you are pregnant, avoid drinking, smoking or drugs as they may impact the fetal growth and eat lots of healthy food.

If you are trying to conceive but haven’t been successful yet, then Avoid These Things To Get Pregnant Faster.


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