Suspecting that you might be a pregnant? Look for the most common early pregnant signs to confirm your pregnancy.
The first and foremost pregnant sign is missed menstrual period.
It is a sign of pregnancy only when your menstrual periods are regular and the period doesn’t occur on time.
However, in some case, missed menstrual periods may occur due to several other factors such as stress, illness, weight fluctuations or hormonal imbalance.
So, confirm your pregnancy with several other pregnant signs, home pregnancy test or by consulting your doctor.
Pregnancy spotting is another pregnant sign to confirm your pregnancy. Generally, the bleeding will be very light or short and lasts for one or two days.
This sign usually develops two weeks after conception. This bleeding is known as implantation bleeding, as it occurs at the time of implantation where the fertilized egg is embedded into the uterus lining for further development.
Morning sickness is a pregnant sign that usually develops in the early stages of pregnancy, mostly two weeks after conception due to the increased production of hCG hormone by the body.
The morning sickness is also known as nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. The pregnant sign of nausea can occur with or without vomiting and it can occur at any time of the day.
Mostly, this sign disappears on its own within few weeks. However, in some cases, it continues to the second trimester of pregnancy.
Another pregnant sign that usually develops at the early stages is breast tenderness or soreness. This pregnant sign develops due to hormonal imbalance in the body during pregnancy. This sign of pregnancy can continue till the childbirth.
The intensity of breast tenderness decreases once the body adapts hormonal changes. Breast nodularity, change in areola coloration, nipple discharge, etc. are also the signs of breast changes during pregnancy.
Frequent urination is also a pregnant sign that develops due to the release of hCG hormone by the placenta after implantation of embryo in the uterus.
Constipation is another most common pregnant sign at early stages, which may develop due to hormonal changes in the body or increase in uterus size where uterus compresses the bowels and causes constipation.
Fatigue is an early sign of pregnancy that develops when progesterone levels in the body elevates.
Sleeplessness is a sign of pregnancy that you may experience 1-6 weeks after conception. This pregnant sign may last throughout your pregnancy.
Backache is also a pregnant sign that occurs due to an increased stress on the spine with the growth of the baby.
Aversion to certain foods and food cravings are also the signs of pregnancy, which develops due to hormonal imbalance in the body.
There are some other pregnant signs, which include abdominal bloating, change in basal body temperature, hyperpigmentation of the skin, dizziness, pica, varicose veins, heartburn, increased salivation, hemorrhoids, indigestion, and headaches.
Confirmation through pregnant signs may sometimes mislead you, so it is better to confirm your pregnancy through home pregnancy test kits or in the doctor clinic.