You might have missed your periods and checked with home test kit to make sure you are pregnant. Pregnancy symptoms and its extent varies from woman to woman. But, these are some of the common symptoms experienced by most of the ladies in early pregnancy or what we call first trimester.
1. Tender breast
Breast becomes fuller, heavier and very tender to touch because of the increased levels of pregnancy hormones.
2. Back pain and leg pain
Your body adapts to the changes taking place at a very fast pace. Therefore, most of the women complaints of backaches and leg pain.
Some women also experience mild headaches. But, headache gets worse, if expecting lady has problems of migraine before conception.
4. Frequent urination
Growing uterus puts pressure on the bladder. Therefore, visits to washrooms increase by great extent.
5. Morning sickness
Morning sickness not necessarily occurs in morning. It includes nausea and vomiting. Not every woman gets morning sickness.
Feeling tired in early pregnancy is very common. This is due to the increased levels of progesterone hormone.
Food is digested very slowly in your stomach. Moreover, food takes lot of time to reach intestines causing constipation.
8. Dizziness and fainting
Due to increase in blood volume, your blood vessels dilates hence, lowering your blood pressure. You might faint and feels dizzy most of the times.
Pregnancy hormones causes bloating. You might feel gassy all the times. It sometimes causes abdominal pain.
10. Mood swings
Mood of the pregnant ladies changes drastically. Sometimes, they become emotional or whatever they like.
11. Food cravings and heightened sense of smell
Some ladies start to crave for certain foods and smell of some foods become unbearable to them.
Few women experience spotting in early pregnancy, which is quite common. But, it may be alarming also.
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