5 Symptoms To Know You Are Pregnant


Frequent visits to the loo: If you often feel the need to go for urination, it can indicate pregnancy. Sensitive breasts: The body needs to equip itself to sustain the baby after delivery. So, the changes happen once you conceive. The breasts may swell and become more sensitive as they aid in producing breast milk. This is due to a gush of estrogen and progesterone hormones. This may be painful if it’s your first pregnancy.

Bloating – As your baby grows bigger, you would feel uncomfortable and belly looks bloated. Again these are the effects of increased levels of estrogen and progesterone hormones in the body. Fortunately, if you are cautious, you can view the early signs as early as a few days after having intercourse. First of all, you should always take the precautions. There is  no reason you should not use contraceptives while having intercourse.

Apart from these, some other symptoms are increase in the frequency of urination, headaches, lower backache, constipation, increase in basal body temperature, etc. However, these symptoms are not so prevalent and will occur and disappear without being even noticed by some of the pregnant women. If your pregnancy test turns out to be positive, get medical advice. If it turns out to be negative, in spite of some pregnancy symptoms, you should consult your gynecologist to examine, diagnose and treated as it might indicate some underlying problem or disease in your body.

Missed periods can also result from stress, strenuous exercise, travel, obesity or hormonal imbalance. Other early indicators include nipple growth, sudden weakness to undertake physical activities, and behavioral shift like she wants to be alone most of the time. These signs are apparent enough to get noticed. You will notice you will want to eat more than usual.

Breast changes – Your breast will becomes bigger and more tender. If it is not a confirmed pregnancy, then you must consult the doctor for absence of periods, known as amenorrhea. Morning sickness or nausea can occur of the day during pregnancy. It’s a prevalent symptom which occurs due the hormone estrogen. Elevated nausea by certain spicy food, dairy products, tea, coffee, even strong odor and perfumes.

This may vary from person to person. For some, the nausea is as sickness in the morning which fades with the passage of the day. For some it may linger throughout the day. Tiredness and exhaustion: In the initial stages of pregnancy the mother tires and would need to rest frequently. Feeling of nausea and vomiting could be torturing. Fatigue – Most mothers would feel exhausted during the first trimester because of the many changes to the hormones and weight gain.

And the morning sickness is long gone and you could feel the kicking movements of your baby as the baby grow and your belly getting bigger day by day. Common symptoms are as below. Other symptoms – like nasal congestion, nose bleeds and gum bleeding may occur during this period. If the situation persist, it is best to consult a doctor.