Early Pregnancy Symptoms (Video)
Are you trying to get pregnant? Or do you think you may be pregnant? Here are some early signs that may provide clues if you’re expecting:
- Morning Sickness/ Nausea and Vomiting during Pregnancy (week 4 to 6): As per one survey by APA, 25% of the women said nausea was their first symptom. Nearly 80% of expectant mothers experience it. The exact reason for pregnancy sickness is still known, but it is considered a healthy pregnancy.
- Missed period (week 4): 29% of the women said missed period was their first sign of pregnancy.
- Cramping (week 1 to 4): It indicates the egg is successfully implanted into the uterus wall. But severe cramping and pain could be a sign that something is wrong. Therefore, if you are experiencing severe pain and or cramping, you should visit your doctor.
- Frequent Urination (week 4 to 6): You may notice an increased need to pee during pregnancy.
- Raised body temperature (week 6): Following ovulation, your body temperature gets slightly higher than usual, and it remains that way until your next period. Surging hormone levels and increased blood flow make you feel warmer and sweaty.
If you think you are pregnant, take a pregnancy test. If it’s positive, call your doctor to confirm.