Symptoms of Pregnancy

Relatively accurate methods of diagnosis of pregnancy appeared in the middle of the last century when by scientific experiments was established test, which determines the amount of hCG in the urine. Until that time, only the experts explained to women, what are the symptoms of pregnancy in the early stages. So.

Drawing pain in the abdomen

This feeling reminds one that a woman experiences before the onset of menstruation. It also may be the first symptom of pregnancy. The sign of pregnancy pulls the stomach. Such kind of cramps – an ordinary reflex of the body to complete conception. But if these nagging, aching pain does not stop for more than two weeks, and monthly all do not come, it may very well be that a woman came ectopic pregnancy. In this case, a gynecologist to do a transvaginal ultrasound, to avoid the threat of spontaneous abortion or malposition.

Dysfunction of the digestive system

The digestive system is a woman, first of all, respond to her well-being after conception. Symptoms such:

  • Heaviness in the stomach, flatulence;
  • Heartburn;
  • Nausea accompanied by vomiting;
  • Rejection of certain odors and products;
  • The desire to change diet and a desire to try products with an unexpected flavor.

Feel that conception happened, it can only be when the fertilized egg is attaching itself to the uterine wall. Earlier hormones women are not changing, so to determine pregnancy, relying only on the troubled digestion is impossible.

The psychological aspect of pregnancy

The emotional state of women during pregnancy varies significantly; they become overly nervous. This is due to hormonal changes. And on these grounds, you can install almost certain that conception has occurred. A woman becomes whiny, irritable, overly emotional. She experiences a panic fear of childbirth, ‘s afraid for the child.

Breast disease or pregnancy?

If a woman is experiencing some changes in the mammary glands, we can say with a high degree of probability that the pregnancy. Such signs are experiencing 90% of women. Breast increases in advance, before the suspension of menstruation, becomes rounded. Areolas and nipples become larger, become brown.


Frequent urination can also consider one of the first symptoms of pregnancy. Cystitis causes this. Its cause may be not only changes in the uterus but also the restructuring of the whole organism. Immunity in women declines. The reason for this kind of infection can be. But in our time, cystitis can be treated with safe antibiotics, even at the time of fewer than seven weeks.
Day of conception

Basal temperature

Women seeking to become pregnant for the establishment of successful days of conception, consistently measure the basal temperature.

Usually, such a sharp rise in temperature indicates the occurrence of ovulation. If the further temperature continues to increase, it means that the conception occurred. However, if this happened, and the temperature is increased, the lack of progesterone in women, and it can cause miscarriage.


At the beginning of pregnancy in women can be manifested all the signs of ARI: a runny nose, cough, sore throat, fatigue, fever. This is due to changes in the body. Some women will determine the date of birth of the baby using a calculator due date, calculating the moment of conception from the beginning of the cold, if the date coincides with the subsequent delay menstruation. This may be true if you can remember exactly when a cold start.

Detection of hCG in urine and blood

In early pregnancy, a woman’s body begins to produce human chorionic gonadotropin – a hormone that appears almost immediately after conception. Therefore, the understanding of the term can be found long before menstruation. One has only to detect the presence of hCG in the body. If the period from the beginning of 10 days of conception, then get the correct result.

Why do I need to know the day of ovulation?

Many women are protected and do not calculate the days of ovulation. Therefore, they delay menstruation – a complete surprise. They rush to the pharmacy for a test. However, not all pregnancy tests show reliable results. But on the first symptoms of pregnancy, it is necessary to know to help your doctor determine the date of the pre-birth.
The day of ovulation

How to determine the period of conception?

Design time is determined from the first day of the last menstrual period. The due date also determines it. This is necessary to prevent premature birth.

  • There are several ways to calculate the date of conception.
    The first day of the last menstrual period, add forty weeks, or 280 days. Do not forget to pre-calculate the time of ovulation – for two weeks.
  • Three months counted from the first day of the last menstrual period and add a week to the resulting date.