One of the amazing things about pregnancy is how your body gears up from the word go. Our expert, senior midwifery lecturer Sian McLaughlingives us the low down on sore breasts during pregnancy - from when they occur, why they happen and what you can do to soothe them. Sore breasts are often one of the first symptoms women notice during pregnancy.
But what are the first signs of pregnancy you should really be on the lookout for? We break down the most common early pregnancy symptoms and what you can do to ease any ensuing discomfort. When Do Pregnancy Symptoms Start?
Premenstrual syndrome PMS is a group of symptoms linked to the menstrual cycle. Typically, PMS symptoms happen one to two weeks before your period. They usually stop after your period starts.
Your breasts may be extra tender as early as a week or two after conception. This hormone surge causes breasts to retain more fluids and feel heavy, sore or more sensitive than normal PMS tenderness. When it comes to cramps, this pregnancy sign is actually triggered by implantation—when the fertilized egg attaches to the uterine wall.
Alex Brooks July 03, There are many signs you might be pregnant other than a missed period. Alex Brooks explores the other early pregnancy symptoms to look out for.
Sore boobs can be — well, a pain. Could this be it? Am I pregnant?! Already gotten those two pink or blue lines on a home pregnancy test?
If a woman is tuned in to her body, she might begin to suspect that she is pregnant within the first few days of pregnancy. Most women, however, don't suspect they are pregnant until they miss a period. A few don't suspect or believe they are pregnant for months after conception.