Watch Out! A Baby is Coming: 13 Early Signs of Pregnancy
The baby is not coming right now but probably in nine months. How do I know it? Honey, the early signs of pregnancy don’t lie. In this article, I’m going to give you 13 early signs of pregnancy to be attentive to, if you are desperately looking for a baby.
1.Missing Your Period: Did the fairy godmother of periods come this month? If the answer is “no” then you’re witnessing the first early sign of pregnancy. Since your eggs have been fertilized, there is no need for them to complete the natural cycle related to menstruation.
2.Shortness of Breath: Are you losing your breath just by reading this article out loud? It probably means you’re expecting a baby. Shortness of breath is a symptom you will experience throughout your pregnancy. So, it’s better to take things slow from now on. A Recommendation? Try not to read this article so fast.
3.Frequent Urination: Do you feel like going to the bathroom even though you didn’t drink that much water? This strange event could mean you’re pregnant. Frequent urination occurs due to hormonal changes that make more blood flow to the kidneys. As a consequence, you will be going to the bathroom more often.
4.Sore Breasts: Pregnancy means swollen breast. Sore breast in the first, second, and third trimester. Swollen breast all over! Moreover, when you’re pregnant, you’re going to notice how your areolas change its color. Furthermore, your veins are going to be more visible than ever. Do you see these signs? Then there must be a bun in the oven.
5.Constant Fatigue: Nowadays, we all feel tremendously tired due to our obligations, but when our fatigue doesn’t want us to get out of bed, it could mean something else. Constant fatigue is a common early symptom of pregnancy, and it can last until your second trimester. Once again, hormones are the one to blame for this event.
6.Morning Sickness: Did you wake up wanting to throw up all of the sudden? Let me introduce you to the all-so-common term “morning sickness.” Morning sickness doesn’t mean you have the flu or a strange virus; it says you’re preparing your body for carrying a child. If you’re a movie fan, you might have noticed how morning sickness gets portrayed as a typical sign of pregnancy.
7.Cramps: Your uterus is expanding to give space for your baby. If you’re feeling cramps but your period is not coming, it probably means you’re expecting a mini-you.
8.Running Away from Food You Love: If I’m running away from a double cheese hamburger because I can’t stand the smell of it, then I know something is completely wrong. Food aversion is an early sign of pregnancy and can last the whole nine months. Do you want to hear a funny story? My mom loves coffee, but while pregnant, she couldn’t stand the sight of it. But she did eat tons of bars of soap. Dear hormones, how do you even work?
9.Moodiness: Are you trying to pick a fight with everybody? You might want to slow down because your hormones are going out of place. Moodiness is an early sign of pregnancy. Just warm your partner about this symptom so he or she can be prepared.
10. Dizziness: Dizziness and fainting are an early common sign of pregnancy because your sugar and blood pressure are low. Try to eat as healthy as you can, and always keep yourself hydrated.
11. Spotting Your Underwear: So, you don’t have your period, but you are spotting your underwear with blood. I know this might sound weird, but spotting might be a sign you’re indeed pregnant. Overall, 1 in 4 pregnant women can experience light bleeding during the first trimester of their pregnancy. If you’re concerned about this symptom, you should talk to your doctor or midwife.
12. High Basal Body Temperature: When you are pregnant, you will notice an elevation of your basal body temperature. If this rising lasts more than two weeks, it means a baby is coming on the way.
13. Pregnancy Test: Nobody can cheat a pregnancy test, this is one of the first methods you try if you think you are pregnant. There are home pregnancy tests and Clinical pregnancy tests. Try the one you feel most comfortable with.