The wait to find out if you are pregnant can be quiet nerve wracking. If there is still some time left for your periods but you have a feeling that you might be pregnant then try to see if you are having these early signs of pregnancy.If you’re not keeping track of your menstrual cycle or if it varies widely from one month to the next, you may not be sure when to expect your period. But if you start to feel some of the early pregnancy symptoms below (not all women get them) and you’re wondering why you haven’t gotten your period, you may very well be pregnant.
7 Early Signs Of Pregnancy
Fatigue And Tiredness
If you are suddenly experiencing shortness of breath while doing your daily chores which you otherwise do with ease then you might be pregnant. As the fetus attaches itself to the uterus and starts to grow it takes up oxygen from your body. This causes tiredness and shortness of breath in the mother. Try to replenish your energy with frequents breaks and short naps whenever possible.
Is your lower back a little sore? If you don’t normally have back pain, it could mean your ligaments are loosening. Sorry, this one might continue through your pregnancy as your weight gain and shifting center of gravity throw your posture out of whack.
Tender Or Sore Breasts
Are your breasts hurting? If you have tender sore breasts then chances are you are pregnant. Your breasts might feel fuller and heavier. You might also notice the areola or the dark area around the nipples darker in shade.
Food cravings or aversions
It’s possible you might be put off by certain foods, especially if you’re experiencing nausea from morning sickness too! However you may also find that you develop cravings for certain foods (and perhaps strange ones!) from an very early stage of your pregnancy
Cramping And Spotting
During the very early stage of pregnancy it is very common to experience menstrual cramp type stomachcramps.You may feel crampy like you have or are about to get your period, You might also notice pinkish to brownish spotting in your underwear. This is called implantation bleeding and happens due to the fertilized egg attaching itself to the uterine wall. It is absolutely normal and you do not need to worry about it.
While full-blown which affects up to 85 percent of all preggos — likely won’t strike for a few more weeks, some women may experience more subtle motion sickness as an early pregnancy symptom. “I’ve had patients tell me they’d suddenly get queasy from reading in the car or would feel sick during flights,” says Goist.
During the early stage of pregnancy the body release a hormone named progesterone that helps to relax the body muscles including the digestive tracts. This leads to bloating and gassiness. Avoid wearing tight clothes if you are feeling bloated.
The degree to which you experience the early signs of pregnancy varies from woman to woman. So whether you are experiencing the early pregnancy symptoms or not, make sure that you take a pregnancy test on time and consult your gynecologist.