If you and your partner are trying for a baby, it will be great for you to know when you conceive as soon as possible. Without knowing the signs, it may take you while longer to detect your pregnancy. Even though the ultimate confirmation of your pregnancy should come from your doctor, these signs will alert you to that possibility so you can book an appointment with your gynecologist as soon as possible. Becoming aware of your pregnancy will also give you the chance to start planning for your baby and make the necessary lifestyle changes as soon as possible.
- Missed periods are one of the foremost signs that you may be pregnant. While it is not conclusive, this symptom has been used to detect pregnancy for many centuries and continues to work well in most cases.
- Many women experience changes in the size, tenderness and sensitivity of their breast after becoming pregnant. In most cases, the tip of the breast changes color as well.
- A sudden bout of laziness and fatigue alerts many hardworking women to the possibility of being pregnant. If you are naturally lazy and fond of sleeping many times in a day, you may not be able to leverage this symptom to detect your pregnancy.
- It is common for pregnant women to experience sudden mood swings as well as anger at the least provocation. In some cases, newly pregnant women find themselves getting angry for no good reason. Experts believe new changes in the type and amounts of hormones produced, are responsible for such changes.
- If you are not used to going to the bathroom many times in a day, becoming pregnant may significantly change that. You may find yourself feeling the urge to pee more than usual on a daily basis.
- The process whereby a woman feels nauseous and vomits, especially early in the morning is known as morning sickness. If you experience this symptom for multiple days, it may be a sign that you are pregnant.
- Abdominal pain is one of the most common signs of pregnancy. This may be accompanied by loss of appetite due to a bloated stomach. In some cases, newly pregnant women may begin experiencing changes in their bowel movements. Frequent diarrhea, constipation or both, may be experienced consistently in the early stages.
- Has your weight increased all of a sudden? This may be a symptom of pregnancy.
- Most women begin experiencing unusual cravings for certain foods while becoming repulsive to others they may have liked before getting pregnant. It is not unusual for some of them to feel uncomfortable when their favorite perfumes are sprayed or start feeling uncomfortable even with the scents of some of their favorite meals.
- Studies indicate 1 out of 5 women experience some minimal bleeding after getting pregnant. This occurs around 7 days after the ovulation period and the blood is usually less colored compared to menstrual bleeding.
- Frequent migraines may be another early sign of conception. Most women also feel feverish and may detect abnormally high body temperatures after taking seed.