symptoms-of-a-pregnancyCould you be pregnant? Chances are you do not start to feel the symptoms of pregnancy until your menstrual period is delayed, or until one or two weeks later. In fact, seven out of 10 women have symptoms to meet the 6-week pregnancy.

If you do not score the dates of your menstrual cycle or if it varies widely from one month to the next, you may not be sure when to expect your next period. But if you start feeling the symptoms you will read below, but do not keep them all, and you delayed the period, it is very likely that you are pregnant. Become a pregnancy test at home and you’ll know for sure.

10. Aversion to certain foods

If you got pregnant recently, it is normal for the smell of coffee or a ham sandwich, and certain scents will cause nausea. Although no one knows for sure, this could be one of the side effects of the rapid increase in estrogen levels in your body. You may also notice that some foods that used to enjoy, now you cause repulsion.

9. Mood

It is normal to have mood swings during pregnancy. That is due in part to hormonal changes that the body goes affect the level of neurotransmitters (chemical messengers in the brain). Each person responds differently to these changes. There are moms who experience exaggerated emotions, some good and some not so much. Others feel more depressed or anxious.

Note: If you feel sad or without intention or think you can’t perform your daily responsibilities, or think you can hurt yourself, seek professional help immediately.

8. Abdominal swelling

The hormonal changes that occur in early pregnancy may leave you feeling bloated, as sometimes happens just before the arrival of your period. For this reason, the clothes you can click on the waist very early in pregnancy, even if your uterus is still quite small.

7. Frequent urination

Shortly after you become pregnant can spend the day running to the bathroom. What is this? The main reason is that during pregnancy increases the amount of blood and other fluids that circulate in your body, which means that your kidneys are working more, and more fluids are collecting in your bladder. You could start to feel this symptom from week 6 of pregnancy.

Most likely, this increases and intensify sensation as your pregnancy progresses. The amount of blood flowing through your body increases dramatically during your pregnancy. This causes the kidneys to be processed much extra fluid, which goes to the bladder. This problem is compounded as your baby grows, as it will increase the pressure on the bladder.

6. Fatigue

Been very tired lately? Or better said, is completely exhausted? Nobody knows for sure the cause of the typical fatigue early pregnancy, but it is possible that your drowsiness is due to the rapid increase in levels of the hormone progesterone. Also, note that nausea and having to wake up frequently at night to urinate, contributing to your fatigue.

When you get to the second quarter will begin to feel more energy, although fatigue usually reappears at the end of pregnancy when you’re carrying a lot more weight and discomfort typical of these dates may prevent a good night’s sleep.

5. Tenderness and swelling of the breasts

One of the first signs of pregnancy is swollen and tender breasts, caused by increased hormone levels. This sensitivity or pain can be like an exaggerated version of how you feel before your periods. From the first quarter, this discomfort will diminish significantly, as your body adjusts to the hormonal changes.

4. Sickness

Some women start to feel sick one month after conception, approximately. But some women are beginning to feel the discomfort a little earlier. Nausea and vomiting typical of pregnancy can occur at any time of day: morning, afternoon or evening.

The good news is that about half of the women who suffer from nausea stop having these symptoms to start the second quarter. For most other women, nausea takes another month or so to resolve. Some lucky never have as much nausea.

Read more about dizziness and fainting during pregnancy and see some tricks to control nausea.

3. Delayed menstruation

If your menstrual cycle is usually pretty regular and your period is delayed Suddenly, you probably do a pregnancy test long before you start to have any of the above symptoms. But if your periods are not regular and do not have the habit of noting the dates of your cycle, nausea, breast tenderness, and frequent trips to the bathroom may be the first signs that you are pregnant even before you know of the delay of your period.

2. Your basal body temperature remains elevated

If you regularly write down your basal body temperature (your temperature upon waking) and notes that this remains elevated for 18 days in a row, chances are you are pregnant.

And finally …

1. Evidence: the positive outcome of a home pregnancy test

Whatever he says on the box, many home pregnancy tests fail to detect most pregnancies until about a week after the delay period. So, if you decide to get tested before that date and the result is negative, give you the test again a few days later.

Remember that a baby begins to develop before you know it you are pregnant, so it is crucial that you begin to take care of your health while you wait for the answer.

Once a positive result makes an appointment with your doctor. Now check out the pregnancy section where you’ll find answers to all your questions. And do not forget to subscribe to our free pregnancy letters, through them every week will receive information about the development of your baby. Congrats!