Early Signs of Pregnancy
The most Common Early signs of pregnancy
The majority of woman ovulate around day 14 of there menstrual cycle this is approximately two weeks before their next period is due. By the time, you discover you have missed your period your unborn baby is two weeks old.
Although early signs of pregnancy and there symptoms may for some people be hard to detect. Some of the symptoms of pregnancy can arise from just three weeks. Sometimes signs of that the egg is implanting into the womb lining can be from six to twelve days after ovulation. The early pregnancy symptoms can be particularly easily confused with other things, as a result they do often go on unnoticed.
Early signs of pregnancy may include:
- Abdominal cramping- these early signs of pregnancy can feel very similar to menstrual cramps
- Spotting- light vaginal bleeding usually occurs before time of the period
- Mucus or discharge
- Implantation pains (see below)
Implantation in early pregnancy
One of the possible of the earliest signs of pregnancy is implantation pains, implantation happens after ovulation but before your period. When an egg is fertilized by the sperm, it can take five days for the blastocyst to travel down to the uterus. The blastocyst will bury itself in to the endometrial lining of the uterine wall. Implantation may sometimes cause spotting or light bleeding, usually of a lighter colour or brownish. Implantation sometimes may cause cramping pains these can often be mistaken for menstrual cramps.
Other Common Early Signs of pregnancy
- Urination- urinating for frequently can be one of the more early pregnancy symptoms. The pregnancy hormone (HCG) human chorionic gonadotropin is increased once implantation has taken place. This can cause more frequent urination.
- Temperature- during ovulation your Basel body temperature is higher, if fertilization has taken place the temperature will remain higher than normal.
- Constipation- the change in a woman's hormones can cause many early signs of pregnancy, the bowels may function less and become more relaxed.
- Contracting pains- cramping can be triggered by moving around or exercising, the uterus will contract regularly in early pregnancy.
- Tiredness- feeling low on energy, this may be caused by the hormone levels changing in the body.
- Sore breast- tender nipples, sore breast are one of the very early signs of pregnancy, once the body adjust to the change in hormones the pain usually subsides
- Areolas- after conception the area surrounding the nipples may become darker in colour.
Not everybody will have early symptoms of pregnancy or they may mistake them for other things. The time when most woman will start to suspect pregnancy is when they have missed a period.
A pregnancy test will only return a positive result when the body produces enough HCG hormone, the above are just some of the early signs of pregnancy that may be experienced.