early pregnancy signs and symptoms

Pregnancies are often accompanied by changes in the functioning of a woman's body. Early pregnancy symptoms can sometimes happen before a missed period and before a positive pregnancy test and are usually related to the pregnancy hormone hCG or "Human Chorionic Gonadotropin." These physical symptoms affect all major body systems and can include pelvic pain, missed periods, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, abdominal aches, hemorrhoids, and shortness of breath. Many of them exist to such a degree that they are both unpleasant and have potentially negative effects on a woman's life.
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Pregnancy Symptoms - Am I Pregnant?

Answers to all your questions about early signs and symptoms of pregnancy. In addition to the common pregnancy signs and symptoms you may also want to read more about physical pregnancy signs. ... more »

Mucus Plug as an early Pregnancy Sign and Symptom

The mucus plug is located inside the cervix. From early pregnancy, the mucus plug will form inside the cervical canal, as a barrier that could help protect the baby. Consequently, many women notice in early pregnancy an increase in vaginal discharge which may or may not be cervical mucus as and early pregnancy sign and symptom.  ... more »

First Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms as Described by BabyMed Users:

First Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancy as Described by BabyMed Users: • 5th week: Yawning..... and Fatigue — ShannonTTC#3 • Sore nipples, extreme fatigue, no usual pms symptoms, no symptoms when i tested postive. began to feel extreme tiredness and nausea at 6 weeks — Caitlin2 ... more »

Discharge in Pregnancy

It is common to notice an increase in milky, white vaginal discharge during early pregnancy and this is sometimes among the first signs and symptoms of pregnancy that a woman observes. ... more »

Signs of Pregnancy before Your Missed Period

There are some early signs of pregnancy that you can look for even before your first missed period.  ... more »

Earliest Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancy

You probably have a million questions: "How long does it take to get pregnant symptoms?" "How soon do you get pregnancy symptoms?" "How early can pregnancy symptoms start?" These are the most common. ... more »

What Are My Chances of Being Pregnant With Early Pregnancy Symptoms?

Many of the early signs of pregnancy are also signs of other physical changes in the body. The final determination of pregnancy comes with a positive urine or blood pregnancy test. ... more »

Could I be Pregnant? How do I find out?

Are you asking yourself am I pregnant or could I be pregnant? How can I find out if I am pregnant? What are the early pregnancy signs and symptoms? ... more »

Early and Earliest Pregnancy Symptoms & Signs - Am I Pregnant?

Early pregnancy symptoms and signs can happen before a missed period. They include sore breasts, nausea, back pain, and more early signs. ... more »

Am I Pregnant? Could I Be Pregnant?

Are you asking yourself Am I pregnant? How can I find out if I am pregnant? What are the early pregnancy signs and symptoms? ... more »

Early Signs Of Pregnancy

Early pregnancy signs are felt by many women even before they miss their menstrual period. However most of the typical pregnancy signs and symptoms are directly related to the pregnancy hormone hCG. ... more »

Could I Be Pregnant with These Symptoms?

The "Could I be Pregnant with these Symptoms?" question comes in many different forms and shades. The best possible answer which applies to most if not all of these questions is: ... more »

Very Early Signs of Pregnancy

Many women report very early signs of pregnancy, while others never have symptoms. ... more »

Why Am I Showing So Early in Pregnancy?

Not every pregnancy is the same, but when mom notices her tummy is bloating within the first 10 weeks and she looks like she is 4 or 5 months, she may wonder if she is having twins or more. ... more »

How to Survive the First Trimester of Pregnancy in 12 Steps

The first trimester of the pregnancy brings about the most dramatic changes. Our 12 step program helps you survive this important trimester. ... more »

The Very First Pregnancy Symptoms

When a couple is trying to conceive they can become obsessed looking for those first symptoms of pregnancy.  While the symptoms do vary from person to person there are many symptoms that are so common they can be useful to watch for.    ... more »

Early Pregnancy Test - When to Do it

Should you do a pregnancy test before a missed period and what results can you expect? ... more »

I Have Early Pregnancy Symptoms, Could I Be Pregnant? Am I Pregnant?

If you think you may be pregnant and or you're experiencing some possible symptoms read here more about pregnancy diagnosis! ... more »

Could I Get Pregnant Under These Circumstances?

There are many circumstances under which you can get pregnant, including having intercourse while on your period. ... more »

Am I Pregnant? Early Pregnancy Signs

Are you asking yourself Am I pregnant? Could I be pregnant? How can I find out if I am pregnant? What are the early pregnancy signs and symptoms? ... more »

Early Pregnancy Symptoms of BabyMed Members No. 3

Early pregnancy symptoms as described by BabyMed members in 2007. ... more »

Tender Breasts, Sore and Hard Nipples and Pregnancy

Could tender and sore and hard nipples and breasts mean that I am pregnant? ... more »

Early Symptoms of Pregnancy

Suspecting you may be pregnant or just want to educate yourself for when you do? Here is a list of those early pregnancy symptoms. ... more »

Early pregnancy symptoms No. 2

These are pregnancy symptoms as described by BabyMed members. ... more »

Dark Line - Pregnancy

Could that dark line in the middle of my belly mean that I am pregnant? ... more »

Positive Pregnancy Test - No Symptoms

I have no pregnancy symptoms but a positive pregnancy test ... more »

Earliest Ultrasound Diagnosis of Pregnancy

A pregnancy can be visualized on transvaginal ultrasound as early as 4w3d-5w0d gestational age (5 weeks after the first day of the last menstrual period or 3+ weeks after fertilization/ovulation). ... more »

Pregnant Cervix and Pregnancy

Checking your cervix is part of testing your fertility. Typical cervical changes such as softening and opening are associated with impending ovulation. ... more »

Could I Be Pregnant Even With A Period?

The general rule is that if you had a regular period then you are not pregnant. Being pregnant even though you just had your period is a rare exception, not the rule. ... more »

First Pregnancy Symptoms

What are the very first pregnancy symptoms I can expect? Nausea and tiredness are among the first typical pregnancy symptoms. ... more »