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Doctor insights on: What Are The Earliest Signs Of Pregnancy

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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What are the early signs of pregnancy?

What are the early signs of pregnancy?

Some small changes: 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. ...Read more

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What are the early signs of pregnancy?

What are the early signs of pregnancy?

A positive preg test: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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What are the signs of early pregnancy?

What are the signs of early pregnancy?

Signs of pregnancy: Can be many or few. Missing menstrual period, weakness, headache , tiredness, faint like feelings, lethargy, mood swings, nausea, are some of symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the signs of early pregnancy?

What are the signs of early pregnancy?

No Signs: Pregnancy happens without symptoms. The female body does not even know it is pregnant until about ten to fourteen days after conception. Many women, who report symptoms, are in fact reporting on pre-menstrual symptoms. As the fetus grows and there is a shared blood supply, several weeks into the pregnancy then nausea and other hormonal symptoms are common. ...Read more

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What are the early signs of pregnancy?

What are the early signs of pregnancy?

Some small changes: A woman of childbearing age who has some nausea (with or without vomiting), some fatigue (feels less energetic), a sharper or stronger sense of smell, mild soreness or 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 is pregnant. ...Read more

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What are the absolute earliest signs of pregnancy?

What are the absolute earliest signs of pregnancy?

Missed period: Most pregnancies are asymptomatic until the period is delayed. Remember the fetus is not connected to the mother until it is about fourteen days post conception. That means the mothers body is unaware it is pregnant. Any symptoms before a baby is sharing blood and chemicals with the mother are not pregnancy! ...Read more

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What are the early signs of prenancy?

What are the early signs of prenancy?

Early signs: Early pregnancy sxs can include: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. ...Read more

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What are the signs of pregnancy?

What are the signs of pregnancy?

Pregnancy: Missed period, breadt tenderness, nausea, low abdominal pain, urinating all the time and fatigue just to name a few. .. ...Read more

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What are the signs of pregnancy?

What are the signs of pregnancy?

A positive preg test: Pregnancy tests are so sensitive these days they can detect a positive pregnancy about 7-10 days after conception. If you are concerned you may be pregnant take a home test. ...Read more

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What are the signs of pregnancy?

What are the signs of pregnancy?

Many: Varies with duration. Morning sickness- breast fullness, frequency, wt. Gain, abdominal swelling, nipple and areolar pigmentation change, lots other....Physical and mental changes unique for every woman. ...Read more

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What are the signs of pregnancy?

What are the signs of pregnancy?

No Such Thing: A pregnant female's body does not have any way to know it is pregnant for about fourteen days post conception. Thus any symptoms prior to that are not pregnancy. Most women describe feelings that are more likely to be premenstrual than pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the signs of pregnancy?

What are the signs of pregnancy?

Missed period: The first indication you may be pregnant is if your period is late. Many women also experience nausea or vomiting, plus some fatigue (tiredness), early in their pregnancies. If you think there is a possibility you may be pregnant, take a home pregnancy test 1 week after missing a period, or 3 weeks after sex. ...Read more

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What are the signs of pregnancy?

What are the signs of pregnancy?

Missed period: Often, the first indication a woman may be pregnant is if her period is late. Many women also experience nausea or vomiting, plus some fatigue (tiredness), early in their pregnancies. If you think there is a possibility you may be pregnant, take a home pregnancy test 1 week after missing a period, or 3 weeks after sex. Pregnancy tests are sold everywhere. ...Read more

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What are the earliest signs of pregnancy ?

What are the earliest signs of pregnancy ?

Some small changes: 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. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of early pregnancy?

What are the symptoms of early pregnancy?

A positive preg test: In today's world there is simply no reason for anyone to wonder if they are pregnant or not. Over the counter pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy for a low cost and they are reliable. Early pregnancy symptoms include nausea, breast tenderness and missed periods. ...Read more

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What are the earliest signs of pregnancy ?

Some small changes: 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. ...Read more

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What are the earliest signs of pregnancy before a positive test?

None: The modern pregnancy test is very sensitive. It may detect a pregnancy before women miss their menstruation. At that time, the amount of pregnant hormone is so low, women as a rule have no symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the earliest one should take a pregnancy test, and what are the earliest signs of pregnancy?

What is the earliest one should take a pregnancy test, and  what are the earliest signs of pregnancy?

2 to 3 weeks: Testing too late adds to the anxiety of waiting. Testing too early means you will not be totally sure that you are not pregnant, even if the result is negative. Generally, my advice is to test 2 weeks after intercourse. If result is positive, then you know early. If result is negative and you still have no menstruation, test again 3 weeks after intercourse to be sure. ...Read more

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What are the earliest signs of pregnancy after iui?

Signs of pregnancy: Early pregnancy sxs can include: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. ...Read more

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What are the earliest signs of pregnancy, that might take place within a week of unprotected sex?

What are the earliest signs of pregnancy, that might take place within a week of unprotected sex?

Nausea: Is not uncommon. Usually symptoms take longer than a week to develop. If your period is delayed a week, use a home pregnancy test. Why are you having unprotected sex? In addition to worrying you, it's a great way to have an unwanted pregnancy or acquire hiv/std. Which one do you want? ...Read more

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What are the earliest signs of pregnancy ? Is constipation and cramps one of them ?

What are the earliest signs of pregnancy ? Is constipation and cramps one of them ?

No: Most common signs are mood changes, breast soreness, breast tenderness, missing your period, belly getting bigger, nausea, vomiting thats worse in the morning. A home pregnancy test may be a good option for you if you are worried about being pregnant. Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more

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What are the earliest signs of pregnancy before a missed period?

What are the earliest signs of pregnancy before a missed period?

Early signs...: A woman of childbearing age who has some nausea (with or without vomiting), some fatigue (feels less energetic), a sharper or stronger sense of smell, mild soreness or swelling of her breasts, and maybe some food aversions and cravings... could be pregnant. Symptoms can occur before missing a period. ...Read more

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What are the absolute earliest signs of pregnancy?

Missed period: Most pregnancies are asymptomatic until the period is delayed. Remember the fetus is not connected to the mother until it is about fourteen days post conception. That means the mothers body is unaware it is pregnant. Any symptoms before a baby is sharing blood and chemicals with the mother are not pregnancy! ...Read more

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What are the earliest possible signs of pregnancy and how can I tell if it's pregnancy or PMS?

What are the earliest possible signs of pregnancy and how can I tell if it's pregnancy or PMS?

Pregnancy tests: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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What are the earliest pregnancy signs that would appear before an expected preiod?

Missed period.: The characteristic symptoms of pregnancy don't usually begin until you have missed your period. (implantation). ...Read more

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Earliest signs of pregnancy?

Earliest signs of pregnancy?

Pregnant?: Ironically, the earliest signs of pregnancy are not unlike pms. Symptoms include breast or nipple tenderness, bloating, cramps, and fatigue. Nausea, or morning sickness, doesn't start until about week six! ...Read more

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Can someone give me a complete list of earliest signs of pregnancy under one month?

Can someone give me a complete list of earliest signs of pregnancy under one month?

Maybe none: Many women feel something different, some morning sickness, some breast tenderness, mild cramping, spotting, pelvic pressure/fullness, maybe headache, loss or gain of appetite, craving of certain foods, fatigue etc...But some women feel nothing different, especially during first month or two. I once knew a woman who did not know she was pregnant until about 4 months..Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the absolute earliest a woman can experience signs of pregnancy?

What is the absolute earliest a woman can experience signs of pregnancy?

Nature: The missed period is usually the first symptom. Remember you learned this in health class. Remember conception occurs one to five days after sex. Then a new fetus is not connected chemically or physically to the mother until it is large enough to have blood and chemicals that the mother's body can detect. This is ten to fourteen days after conception. You test after you miss a period. ...Read more

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Signs of early pregnancy?

Signs of early pregnancy?

Varies from person: For some the first sign is a missed period without other noticeable early changes at all. For others, you may have one or more of the following symptoms: nausea day or night, increased urinary frequency, breast tenderness, marked fatigue, mood changes, food dislikes or cravings, stronger smell sensations, constipation, bloating, mild cramping, low grade headache. Do a pregnancy test to confirm. ...Read more