The early symptoms of pregnancy differ from person to person and pregnancy to pregnancy. However, the main symptom of pregnancy is missed period. Several other symptoms are associated with pregnancy which occurs during your pregnancy and some woman observes them in early stages of pregnancy. Some of the symptoms you will feel within the week after conception. They are explained here:
Early Signs & Symptoms of Pregnancy
Spotting and mild Bleeding
Some females observe spotting after a week of conception as the embryo inculcates itself into the lining of the uterus. This is one of the early symptoms of pregnancy as it will not occur after the completion of 15 days of conception.
Missed or Delayed Period
The most common symptom of pregnancy is missed or delayed period which happens to every pregnant woman. Some woman bleeds in the initial stage but that are of shorter duration.
Soreness in the Breast
Soreness in breast is observed in the first few weeks of pregnancy. The expectant mother observes tenderness in their breasts. This is because hormonal changes are taking place inside your body.
Lethargy and Tiredness
The pregnant woman starts feeling tired very soon after work. The stamina to do work reduces from the very first day of conception.
The morning sickness is also one of the early symptoms of pregnancy and some of us start observing it from the second month and this will continue till the beginning of the fourth month.
Backaches at the lower part is a sign of pregnancy. Though backache is observed throughout your pregnancy.
The hormonal changes take place during pregnancy which leads to headaches. Self medication is not suggested during pregnancy for any type of pain.
Increase in the Frequency of Urination
The frequency to go to bathroom increases as you feel urinated again and again. This process will continue till the completion of nine months of pregnancy.
Change in Color of Areolas
The areolas are a place surrounding the nipples of the breast. The color of areolas becomes darker during pregnancy.
Cravings for Food and Allergies from Non Food Items
Certain kind of food cravings arises since the conception of pregnancy like the urge to eat pickle, ice-cream, tamarind etc. Sometimes food aversions also develop to certain things like sweets etc. A few females observe certain kind of allergies of non-food items like a particular fragrance, smell of a cooking food etc.
As the pregnancy begins the level of progesterone hormone increases which will lead to the problem of constipation. This is due to the fact that increased progesterone makes the passing of the food very slowly through the intestines.
Changes in Mood
Due to the change in the hormones of the body mood swings very frequently. Some women suffer from depression also during their pregnancy.
Fainting and Dizziness
Some women get aware of their pregnancy when they become fainted. This is because of the dilation of the blood vessels, and changes in the level of blood sugar and increase or decrease in the blood pressure.
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