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Early pregnancy signs and worries

Earlypregnancysignsandworries

Ifyou'retryingtogetpregnantyoumaybeimpatienttodoatestandbeonthelookoutfor

sometell-tailearlysignsofpregnancy.

Theseearlydaysandthewaitforwhenyoucandoapregnancytestcanseemendless-and

youcanfeelyou'reinlimbowaitingforyourlifetomoveforward.

Equally,thiscanalsobeaworryingtimebecauseyoumaynoticesignsthatmayindicate

there'saproblemwithyourpregnancyandbeconcernedaboutanyearlybleeding,

crampingandtheriskofmiscarriage.

7signsthatyoumightbepregnant

Therearesomecluesthatyoumightbepregnantyoumightnoticeearlyonthough,

including:

Breastchanges:Pregnantwomensaytheynoticechangesintheirbreastsveryearly

on.Yourbreastsmayfeelheavierandyournipplesmoresensitive.Thisistheresult

ofhormonalchanges.

Nausea/changesintaste:Althoughmorningsicknessusuallystartsaroundsix

weeksafterthefirstdayofyourlastperiod,youmaynoticemoresubtlechangesin

yourtasteearlierthanthis.Certainfoodsmaysuddenlyrepelyouforinstanceor

youmaydislikethetasteoftea,coffeeoralcohol.Somepregnantwomenalsonotice

ametallictasteintheirmouth.

Needingtopassurinemorefrequently:Whenyou'repregnantyourbloodvolume

increasesandyourkidneyshavetoworkharderandtheymakemoreurine.Needing

theloomoreoftenmaythereforebeasignyou'repregnant.

Backache:Anothercommonsignofearlypregnancymanywomenreportis

backache.Thisisduetopregnancyhormonescausingligamentstorelax.

Extremetiredness:Feelingexhaustedandwantingtosleepmorethannormalcanbe

anothercluethatyou'repregnant,probablycausedbyallthefreneticactivitythatis

happeninginyourbodyinthoseearlydays.

Spotting:Lightbleedingorspottingoftenhappenswhenafertilisedeggis

implantingintotheliningofthewomb.

Constipation:Pregnancyhormonesalsoslowdowndigestivetractmovementsso

youmaynoticethatyou'rehavinglessfrequentbowelmovementsorexperience

troublepassingstools.i


Early pregnancy signs and worries

Confirmingyourpregnancy

It'snowpossibletodoapregnancytestfromfivedaysbeforeyourperiodisduethanksto

themoresensitivepregnancyteststhatarenowavailable.Thiscanbeadouble-edged

swordthough,aswhilstit'sexcitingtodiscoveryou'repregnant,findingoutsoearlyon

meansthatitcanseemlikeaneternityuntilyourfirstultrasoundscan(alsoknownasa

bookingscanontheNHS)usuallyperformedatbetween9and11weeks.

Ifyou'vehadIVFtogetpregnant,hadapreviousmiscarriageorarejustanxiousaboutthe

viabilityofyourpregnancyafterexperiencingsomespotting,bleedingorcrampingpains

youmaywanttobookanearlypregnancyscan.

Spottingandbleeding

Bleedingisverycommoninpregnancybutdoesn'talwaysmeanyourpregnancyisfailing.

Onestudyonbleedingandmiscarriageriskfound27percentofwomenreportedsome

bleedinginthefirst12weeks.Theriskofhavingamiscarriageinthesecondtrimesterwas

twopercentinwomenwhoreportedfirsttrimesterbleedingcomparedto1.2percentin

womenwhoreportednobleeding.Theresearchersconcludedthatheavybleedinginthe

firsttrimester,particularlywhenaccompaniedbypainandbleedingisassociatedwitha

higherriskofmiscarriage,butspottingandlightbleedingarenot,especiallyifonlylasting

1-2days.ii

Whatearlypregnancyscanscantellyou

PrivateultrasoundproviderUltrasoundDirectofferearlypregnancyscansfrom7to11

weeksofpregnancy.Themainpurposeofthescanistoconfirmtheviabilityofyour

pregnancy(thattheembryoisgrowingasexpectedin-linewithyourdates)andthatit's

developinginthewombandnotthefallopiantubes(anectopicpregnancy).Itmayinvolve

havingatransvaginalscan(whereanultrasoundprobeisinsertedthroughthevagina).The

earlypregnancyscantakesaround30minutesandcanconfirmaheartbeatandtake

measurementsofyourbabytochecktheyaredevelopingasexpected.

UltrasoundDirectoffersaBabybondguaranteethatyou'llalwaysbescannedbyaqualified

andexperiencedhealthcareprofessionalinaccordancewithhealthandsafetyguidelines.

Thecompany'spledgeisthatitconsidersyourbaby'swellbeinganddiagnosticsit'spriority

andisledbyhealthcareprofessionals,expertinperformingandinterpretingultrasound

scans.

Whathappensafterascan?

Scanscantellyouwhetheryourpregnancyisprogressingnormallyatthatpoint.If

everythingisokaytheycanbeimmenselyreassuring;althoughthereisnoguaranteethat


Early pregnancy signs and worries

everythingwillstaythatway,ifascanisnormalatsixweekstheriskofmiscarriageis

greatlyreduced.

Equallythough,sometimesanearlyscanisn'talwaysreassuring;ifthesonographerdoesn't

findaheartbeatorthebabyisn'tmeasuringtherightsizeforyourdates,thenewscanbe

veryupsettingandyoushouldbepreparedforthattoo.

Ifitisbadnews,bereassuredyouareinsafe,medically-qualifiedhands,whowillbeableto

expertlycounselyouonwhatyouroptionsandnextstepsshouldbe.

FormoreinformationonearlypregnancyscansgotoUltrasoundDirect.

ihttp://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/pages/signs-and-symptoms-pregnancy.aspx

iihttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2828396/


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