A 18-year-old female asked:
When do most women experience their first pregnancy symptom?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Kwokanswered
Pediatrics 35 years experience
2-4 weeks after sex: A woman of childbearing age who has some nausea (with or without vomiting), some fatigue (feels less energetic), a sharper/stronger sense of smell, mild soreness/swelling of her breasts, and maybe some food aversions and cravings... could be pregnant. Symptoms can occur before missing a period. She can do a urine pregnancy test 1 week after missing her period, to see if she will have a baby.
1.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 36-year-old member asked:
Do most women not experience the signs of pregnancy in the first month?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowleranswered
Psychiatry 27 years experience
The pregnancy count: Begins with your last period - so the first two weeks you definately won't have symptoms. Classic pregnancy symptoms don't begin until you have actually missed your period. So it your period is normally 28 days, then you wouldn't have classic symptoms for that period of time. You could experience something like implantation bleedind.
5.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 10, 2016
People also asked
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $19/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.