The only sign most commonly known to women is the missed period. Although it is an important sign, would you be surprised that this is not the only one? Or rather it is not the most important one that is regarded as early pregnancy symptoms.
Detecting early pregnancy symptoms
A few days have already passed after you realize that you have missed your period. By the time you notice it; you will go through various early pregnancy signs and symptoms before your timely periods. Many women would be curious to know the pre pregnancy symptoms. Well, they are commonly experienced and you can note them down if you think you might get pregnant. However you should be careful to detect them till your scheduled periods.
Symptoms and signs of early pregnancy
You know, if you are pregnant, various changes occur in the body the moment conception takes place. The earliest pre pregnancy sign is the basal temperature, which changes or elevates after the ovulation and remains in the same condition till the scheduled period. There is a peculiar increase of one degree Fahrenheit in the basal temperature of the body, but women will not be able to recognize this particular sign, as it needs a thermometer, and should be recorded only by a registered gynecologist.
However, women, since ages, have been noticing some common signs like nausea and vomiting, which is also known as morning sickness and is a truly uncomfortable experience. Although many women would experience it after six weeks of pregnancy, there are many who might get sick very early.
Have you experienced breast tenderness or any changes in the breast? Well this too can be experienced very early and is one of the important early pregnancy signs and symptoms. Changes like the area surrounding the nipple gets dark and the nipple changes. You can easily determine them even before you miss your period.
Did you ever think that constipation can also be one of the early pregnancy signs? Yes constipation is a sign and is often overlooked. Hormone progesterone changes in the body can slow the otherwise normal functioning of the bowel movements. Yet many do not realize it and write it off as an irritating issue. Even you did not relate constipation to pregnancy? Play close attention to your bowel movements and you’ll notice a few changes.
Do you get tired easily or are you a very active person? But if you are pregnant, you will definitely feel tired very easily and experience fatigue that occurs in the first trimester due to the hormone progesterone.
Pregnancy is a huge strain on the body and every function is affected by it. It is easy to detect the symptoms of pregnancy by keeping a watch on the changes that occur in the body.