There are many very early pregnancy symptoms and how can you tell if they are a sign of pregnancy? The more of these symptoms you have that are listed below then the higher probability there is that you are pregnant. Read through the list below and see how many of these very early pregnancy symptoms you have.
Very Early Pregnancy Symptoms:
Most pregnant women have some very early pregnancy symptoms. On the rare occasion some women have no symptoms of early pregnancy except that them miss their menstrual period. Some women are so busy in their lives that they are unaware that their menstrual period was due and forget they did not get their periods.
You missed your menstrual period could indicate you are pregnant.
You menstrual period was late and you only had some mild spotting instead of a proper menstrual flow.
You are experiencing morning sickness and/or vomiting first thing in the morning could indicate pregnancy.
Your food suddenly tastes differently and you now dislike certain foods.
You are suddenly craving certain foods is a very early symptom of pregnancy, which indicates you are depleted in minerals.
Your breasts are tender and seem to be enlarging.
The brown part of your nipple (the areola) is becoming darker and bigger.
You notice your energy level is lower and you are feeling tired all the time.
You have more mood swings than normal, which can be a result of sudden hormone changes that occurs in pregnancy.
You are making more trips to the bathroom. You have NO pain associated with urination. This is a common very early urinary symptom of pregnancy.
You start to experience headaches that can be a direct effect of hormones as a symptom of early pregnancy.
Diagnosis of Pregnancy:
If you are sexually active and have one or more of the above early symptom of pregnancy then purchase a home pregnancy kit. Test your urine first thing in the morning when your urine is more concentrated to see if you are pregnant or not. These pregnancy tests are very sensitive and very accurate; a positive test means you are definitely pregnant. A negative pregnancy test may not conclusive especially if you performed it incorrectly or not testing an early morning urine sample.
Other Early Pregnancy Advice:
If you believe you are pregnant, seek medical or midwifery advice to confirm pregnancy and discuss your pregnancy plans.
If you are taking prescription medications, notify your health care provider immediately that you are pregnant to seek advice about your medication.
While you are waiting for your appointment, start taking a daily multivitamin which has at least 400 micrograms of folic acid in it to prevent congenital abnormalities.
Take adequate mineral supplements to prevent pregnancy complications.
Eat good nutritious food and make sure you increase your protein intake.
Stop all alcohol intake and stop smoking cigarettes or drastically reduce, your babys life depends on you.
Also see medical or midwifery advice if you are not pregnant and you menstrual period does not come within the next month as you may have an underlying medical condition.
65% of all pregnancies are unplanned.
25% of all pregnancies ends in a miscarriage.
25% of women choose to terminate their pregnancy.
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