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5 Important Early Symptoms of Pregnancy to Look for

A mother almost gives it up on the maternity table while giving birth to her child. Pregnancy is the most fragile as well as imperative phase of a woman’s life. It is often considered as the second birth of a woman. At least once in your lifetime you must have heard your granny asking you to eat well, otherwise how would you be able to give birth. 

But the question is how you would be able to figure out if you’ve conceived. Oh very simple – via a home pregnancy test, right? Wrong! Your body realizes that you’re pregnant much before your mind does. There are some symptoms which can pop up before you miss your period. Keep an eye on them!

Early Symptoms of Pregnancy:

#1 – Sore Breasts 

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Every time you put on bra, it feels like a mild torture. But is it all in your mind or your twins have become a little bigger? Tender and heavy-feeling breasts, darkening of the areolas and even more pronounced veins on your chest can be a foremost sign that you’re pregnant. Wear your most supportive bra to help ease discomfort.

#2 – Fatigue 

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If you’ve suddenly started feeling exhausted, it might be a response to the increasing hormones in your body. For most of the women, exhaustion continues through the first trimester, but then ebbs in the second. Take prenatal vitamins, eat a healthy diet, drink loads of fluids to keep your blood pressure high enough and rest as much as you can.

#3 – Nausea 

This can start as early as two weeks after conception. Progesterone causes a lot of things to slow down. Food aversions and nausea are protective effects the body has toward the fetus. If things like free radicals or nitrates in some foods could hurt a growing baby, you may naturally develop a distaste to steer clear of them. Try to eat foods that will settle your stomach, like ginger and lemons soothing.

#4 – Frequent Urination 

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If you abruptly find yourself unable to sleep through the night without a trip to the lavatory, it might be a symptom. During pregnancy, your body produces extra fluids, which makes your bladder work overtime and you take a lot of pee breaks. Unless the frequent urination is accompanied by severe urgency, burning or other signs of infection, do not cut back on your fluid intake.

#5 – Mood Swings 

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Mood swings in early pregnancy, generally, don’t require any medical attention. Because of the flux in hormones, you can go from being tearful to angry instantly. If you’re feeling a little hormonal, the reason could be that your body is adjusting to new hormones.

Do not overlook these signs for a happy pregnancy.

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