Pregnancy Symptoms – 16 Most Reliable Symptoms

Pregnancy Symptoms - 16 Most Reliable Symptoms

Instead of having to painfully wait for any pregnancy symptoms to appear, how awesome would it be if a result window appeared on your belly saying:

“Yes! You are definitely pregnant! Huzzah!”

It would certainly beat peeing on a stick, that’s for sure.

But for us mere mortals, here’s the low down on finding out whether you’re pregnant, as well as a list of those much anticipated pregnancy symptoms.

How Soon Can I Expect Any Pregnancy Symptoms?

Studies have found that an egg is usually fertilised within 12 hours of ovulation.

After 24 hours, the egg starts to die.

Some women say they ‘just knew’ the moment they conceived, as if they had a feeling or intuition that conception had occurred.

However, you won’t start noticing any pregnancy symptoms, or be able to detect pregnancy with a test, until after implantation.

Implantation occurs from about 7-10 days after ovulation.

An embryo starts to produce hCG after implantation, not before.

This is why it’s not possible to detect pregnancy before this time.

The longer you wait to test after ovulation, the more accurate the result will be.

Pregnancy testing should ideally be done from the day your period would have been due.

16 Pregnancy Symptoms

Below are 16 possible pregnancy symptoms which you may or may not experience.

Remember, every woman and every pregnancy is unique.

There’s no need to panic if you don’t have all of the pregnancy symptoms listed below.

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Symptom #1: Higher Basal Body Temperature (BBT)

This is quite a niche one, and will probably only help the fertility buffs out there who have been tracking their BBT for a while.

If you chart your cycle and take your temperature, you will notice that your BBT will remain high throughout your luteal phase.

Progesterone causes your BBT to rise upon ovulation and stay elevated should you be pregnant.

If you’re not pregnant, your BBT will drop down and you’ll get your period as normal.

Symptom #2: Missed / No Period

One of the first pregnancy symptoms you may notice is that your period does not arrive.

While this symptom is one we most commonly associate with pregnancy, there may be other reasons why a period hasn’t arrived.

For example, if you have high levels of stress, if you’ve been travelling or if you’ve had a major illness or surgery.

On the other hand, it’s possible to continue to have a period during pregnancy.

Some women may bleed for just a few months (when their period would have been due), and a small percent may bleed for their whole pregnancy.

Read our article on bleeding during pregnancy for more information.

Symptom #3: Morning Sickness

As soon as this one hits you, you’ll regret ever longing for some noticeable pregnancy symptoms.

Don’t let it’s name fool you – morning sickness can pay you a visit any time of day.

It will definitely appear at an inappropriate moment or when you’ve eaten something that will be particularly unpleasant to throw up (like mashed potato).

Make sure you’re eating enough and avoid letting your blood sugar levels drop.

Unfortunately some women find that nothing seems to relieve their morning sickness.

Most women find morning sickness will hang around for most of the first trimester before getting better.

If you’re unlucky, it may continue into the second trimester or even the whole pregnancy.

Here are 8 tips to reduce morning sickness.

Symptom #4: Breast Changes

From very early on in your pregnancy, you may notice changes in your breasts, including:

  • Nipples may be tender and sensitive
  • Breast may be sore and / or lumpy
  • Nipples may deepen in colour
  • Veins may become more noticeable and enlarged in the breast area
  • Areolas (circles around your nipples) may darken and enlarge
  • The little ‘bumps’ on your areolas (Montgomery glands) may increase and / or enlarge

Symptom #5: Increased Cervical Mucus

A surge in progesterone often results in a surge of cervical mucus production.

Some women may notice a little, and some notice much more. If it bothers you, a panty liner may help.

See our article, discharge during pregnancy – what you need to know.

Symptom #6: Fatigue

If you just fell asleep reading this, you could be pregnant.

When you first become pregnant, your metabolism steps up a few gears in order to support your developing baby as well as your own body. This creates one big workload.

Not only that, but the hormone progesterone which is required in high levels during pregnancy has a sedating effect. No wonder you feel so very tired! If you need to rest or sleep, don’t fight your body – it needs it!

Read our article on pregnancy fatigue for more information.

Symptom #7: Frequent Urination

As soon as a week after conception, you may notice yourself dashing off to the toilet more often, only to find that you’re urinating small amounts.

This happens because the embryo starts to secrete the pregnancy hormone hCG, which signals for the blood supply to increase in the pelvic area.

This results in the bladder becoming irritable and it passes small amounts of urine. You may find you will wake in the night to urinate more often than usual.

Ironically, this pregnancy symptom reoccurs in the last trimester, as your baby will regularly enjoy bouncing on your bladder.

Symptom #8: Cramping

Some pregnancy symptoms can be unnerving for parents-to-be, who may fear a miscarriage. This is especially the case with cramping.

However, even when not pregnant, your uterus is continually contracting. When pregnant, the foetus grows and pushes against the walls of your uterus, which causes it to contract – this is very normal.

If the cramping is accompanied by bleeding, see your doctor who can assess the situation to see if you may be having a miscarriage. However do not panic as bleeding is also common in pregnancy. See our article bleeding during pregnancy for more information.

Women can have both cramping and bleeding in pregnancy and be able to continue on with a healthy pregnancy.

Symptom #9: Spotting

Of all the pregnancy symptoms, bleeding and spotting is the most scary to experience.

Thankfully, spotting is usually nothing to worry about.

At around 8-10 days after ovulation — just before you would normally get your period — you may notice light spotting, which is caused from the implantation of the embryo into your uterus lining.

The spotting is usually pinkish in colour and not red like a normal period.

All bleeding during pregnancy should be reported to your medical carer.

Even for peace of mind, it’s worth checking in.

Symptom #10: Constipation & Wind

These pregnancy symptoms just keep getting better don’t they?!

Increased hormones have an effect on your intestines, making them more relaxed – this helps with making more space for the baby as your uterus expands.

As a result you may get constipated.

Luckily there are plenty of things you can do for relief!

Check out our article on constipation during pregnancy.

There are some constipation remedies available over the counter from your pharmacist that are safe for pregnancy – but check with the pharmacist before purchasing them.

Start with safe, natural remedies first, as some are very effective.

Some popular preparations contain aspartame, which is best avoided.

Symptom #11: Sense of Smell

If bad smells are making you feel nauseous, this may be a pregnancy symptom.

Don’t worry, your whole house doesn’t actually smell like the kitchen compost bin.

Pregnancy has heightened your sense of smell!

Smells which never bothered you before may become intolerable, causing nausea.

Food and cooking smells are usually the culprit, however every woman is different and may dislike all sorts of smells.

Symptom #12: Nasal Stuffiness / Colds

A fetus is very clever, even at an early age!

Normally, your body would see something like a pregnancy as a foreign object.

But your baby has other plans.

Your immune system is suppressed and prevented from attacking and rejecting the foetus, thanks to hormones and antibodies the foetus produces.

The antibodies also take part in the growth and development of the placenta.

As a result of these hormonal changes to your immune system, you are more susceptible to colds and flu.

Nasal stuffiness is also very common in pregnancy due to the hormonal effects on the nasal passages.

Symptom #13: Pimples / Acne

You may find that even if you don’t usually get pimples or acne, you may get them in early pregnancy.

It will most likely settle down fairly quickly after your hormone levels stabilise.

Make sure that you do not pick or squeeze pimples, which may result in scars and/or spread bacteria.

For more information, read our article on pregnancy acne.

Symptom #14: Cravings / Changes in Taste

The rising hormone levels in your blood can reflect in your saliva.

You may notice a metallic taste in your mouth, which alters the taste of foods you usually enjoy or the feeling of food in your mouth.

Some women will not eat meat and some women gag when brushing their teeth from their toothpaste!

You may have heard stories of women craving strange things which are not foods at all.

Some of these cravings include dirt, clay or chalk.

This is a condition called pica.

If this is you, please visit your naturopath or medical practitioner to check your levels of iron and zinc, as you may be deficient.

No-one really knows why pregnant women have cravings.

It’s believed from some evidence that the body is craving vitamins and minerals it is deficient in.

If you have a craving, there is nothing wrong with giving in to them.

However if you’re craving sugary or processed foods with little nutritional value, see if you can find a substitute.

If you’re not yet taking high quality pregnancy multivitamins, it might be a good time to start.

Speak to your naturopath to source a quality brand.

Symptom #15: Change in Colour of Your Vagina

This is unlikely to be the change that first makes you discover the pregnancy.

“Honey, come quick, my vagina has changed colour!”

In fact, unless you spend a lot of time admiring yourself in a mirror, you’re unlikely to notice this one at all.

Due to the increased level of blood in the pelvic region, you may find your vagina will appear more purplish than normal.

Symptom #16: Emotional

It’s generally accepted that during pregnancy, you will cry in front of your boss, swear at your partner daily and donate all of your life savings to charity because the kitten on the advert looks so sad.

Hormones are going crazy, right from conception.

Pregnancy is a roller coaster of hormones and emotions, and some most women find they get very emotional and have a meltdown or two.

From the moment you conceive, your body goes full speed ahead doing an incredible job, creating an environment to support and protect your baby.

And yes, it’s totally reasonable to sob over nappy adverts.

Testing For Pregnancy

As mentioned above, it’s important to try to wait until your period would have been due before testing.

This is because the pregnancy hormone, hCG, may not be at a high enough level to be detected by a pregnancy test.

It’s no fun experiencing unnecessary disappointment.

Try to distract yourself for two weeks, by planning a special treat for yourself at the end of each day for not testing!

You might also like to read our article on the two week wait for some light hearted humour.

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Kelly Winder is the creator of, a writer, doula (trained in 2005), and a mother of three awesome children. She's passionate about informing and educating fellow thinking parents and parents-to-be, especially about all the things she wishes she knew before she had her firstborn. Kelly is also passionate about travel, tea, travel, and animal rights and welfare. And travel.


    1. I have the feeling that I might be Pregnant but Im not sure. My husband and I are trying to have a baby for 6 months now. Last week I had this discharge on my undies looks like an egg white and very sticky (stretchy) and had sex on that day and the following day. Day 3-4 I had a massive cramps that ended up to a back pain that I can’t even lay down on my back to sleep.. I’m on day 6 now and I still feel a bit of tingling pain every now and then. Can anyone experience this? Hope our little Angel is already In my tummy.. Fingers cross

      1. Almost like white mucus is what I have experienced with pregnancies (2) and cramps yes.. although I have experienced painful cramps during mine. Best of luck! 🙂

        1. JuliaGulia it’s such a relief to hear you say about cramps…I’m 5 weeks pregnant today and some cramps are certainly strong on one side more than the other. .I can’t lay on either side in bed just on my back one knee up …I got worries about ectopic pregnancy…If I sit forward my left side doesn’t like it and I get a shaper pain..It wears off pretty quickly…do you?

          1. Omg! Thankyou ladies I went and got hcg tested for the first time last week doc thibks its too low and since the cramping and sharp pains ive feared eptopic pregnancy and my breats are so sore i cant stand to even touch them 🙁 please keep me in your prayers im getting bloods done tommorow to see if they are higher !!

      2. So what’s your turn out? ☺ It’s so funny cause I have the same thing happening to me. And today the cramping stopped but not I have mucus which I’m not sure if that’s normal? !?

        1. I had exactly the same symptoms and have been trying for 8 months.. 9 days after my period due i did a home test and ta-da, it said pregnant! So, this Friday I’m going to get my blood tested to get it confirmed.

      3. Yeah same here ive been having the same symptoms chick ive got go for my scan next sunday to see if im pregnant or not but my bra size have gone up from size 34c from havin my lil girl to a size 36c xx

    2. I don`t have my menstruation for almost 3 months now I try the pregnancy test 4 times all negative but today I have my morning sick. I try again but still negative

      1. Stating the obvious here: GO TO THE DOCTOR! I mean seriously, not trying to be mean, but why are you wasting time posting “I try again but am I pregnant?” If you care about your unborn baby, pull your head out of the sand. Go get a test. Stop wasting you child’s precious time. Hiding from the reality by posting about the possibility instead of confirming the fact is not something a good mom does.

        1. AB that’s rude! And when you have irregular periods you don’t know if you’re preg or not and constantly running to the dr doesn’t help but run up a bill especially when you have a condition like endometriosis, pcos etc…. It takes a ultrasound to actually tell sometimes… Have a nice day idiot

    1. Hi yes I had 11 negative tests I did all the brands in the shops including clear blue only at 15 weeks I got a positive test even doctors tests were showing negative. Hope this helps

      1. Same here..all negatives 1st and 2nd pregnancy until i get the blood test done…that has always been on the dot.

        1. Ive missed my period for two months now. My last period was July 26. I had sex a day before and the day of my ovulation. A week later or so when I went to the restroom I saw very little blood. Its the end of September now and no period. I definetly have symptoms a huge difference in my breasts they feel heavy and watery very sensible to the touch. I have back aches head aches nausea mood swings cravings fatigue heartburn constipation sleeping on my atomach now bothers me. Ive had to go to the restroom to pee alot more often some discharge and other common prwgnancy symptoms. Since I havent ever been pregnant what is confusing me the most is that I have a belly now. I did have a little fat but now its more noticable. Maybe Im just standing wrong but my husband has noticed too. Some of his co workers asked if I was pregnant because I looked different and then said that I was pregnant. But I took two tests and both were negative. Im just really confused. Has anybody been through something like this or can help me out. Please thank you

          1. Big time gas and bloating are VERY common in early pregnancy, long before you actually “show.” This could be the cause of your bigger belly. I’d definitely get to a doctor and do a blood test. False negatives on the pee tests are not unheard of. Good Luck!

  1. Thanks Kelly for keeping us inspired
    My Partner and I are trying for a baby. From last week Wednesday I’ve been having some abdominal pains 2 days after ovulation, I’m not experiencing any heavy discharge but I had lightly pinkish discharge only for a day, My breasts are sore and my BBT is on and off, This morning I’m having a cold,feeling a bit nauseas and I have been very emotional for the past days. could I be pregnant…

    1. Hi.
      Can someone please give me some advice..
      I am 17 years old, have a feeling that I could be pregnant..
      I took a ‘confirm’ pregnancy test and it came up Positive then after a minute or so it changed to Negative (confused) same thing happend with the second one I took.
      I am unsure when my last period was…
      Lately I am always tired, My hunger has also rised and I find myself eating more than usual, my breasts are sore but not to an extreme and I have noticed a fair bit of white coloured discharge..
      I cannot see my doctor for another 10 days as she is booked out..

      Some advice please 🙂

  2. It’s strange I have never been pregnant but I know I am..I just know.
    Am having these cold like signs 2 days after ovulation and of course sex..
    My nipples too aren’t normal.
    Did a lot of laundry yesterday so I can’t tell if the fatigue Is due to the work or this little one in here.
    I pray that I am..thanks moms for the updates
    Will keep you posted after 2 weeks.
    Can’t do blood test here
    In a remote very remote area in kenya and cant travel now.

  3. hi i had sex and two days later av just been worried if am pregnant i keep on touching my stomach in fear of pregnancy i have been feeling fatigue please help might i be pregnant

  4. Hi there
    I used to get very severe ovulation pain but suddenly my periods started to become very very irregular. I started missing one or two and then have a terribly heavy bleeding one.sometimes I got two periods in one month. With this period irregularity my ovulation pain also stopped. I’ve not felt it since, but I’m now getting a period every 3 to 4 weeks and they’re approximately how they used to be, but no ovulation pain. I’ve also always had pretty severe period pain, which sometimes lasts up to day 2 or 3 of my period. Once or twice over the year that my ovulation pain stopped and my periods were very irregular, I also had some spotting in between periods. One lot of spotting was so bad that it was like a month long period. Now it’s all settled down. I thought I had stopped ovulating. I’m 37, have no children and am not actively trying to have children, but I don’t want to be ill either
    I have severe hypothyroidism, am slightly over weight, get dreadful migraines, which have escalated over the past 6 months from one per 3 to 4 months to one or two per week. I went to a specialist who told me it was normal and gave me pills to hinder the onset. In my 20’s I went for a pelvic scan and was told I had cysts on my one ovary, but that it would be fine if I went on the pill. I’m no longer on the pill and have been having regular sex, but not getting pregnant – so I assumed I couldn’t become pregnant.

    What type of specialist should I go to?

      1. I’ve got PCOS and got pregnant two months after starting to try – straight after being diagnosed as they said it could take up to 3 years! A few weeks before i started trying I did take the morning after pills (as I hadnt been diagnosed yet) and I had a period and the month after was regular too so i am wondering if the morning after pill actually kick-started my ovulation back to normla and made me more fertile. Just a thought/ lifeline for other people who are trying with PCOS but havning no luck

  5. I had my period, but now seem to be having cramps , got a cold recently, have put on some weight & last time I did (it) was last month before my period. Is it possible that I am pregnant ? Even after having my period?

  6. Thanks. This month on the 1st I had my period which last on the 4th then after 8day I had my period again which last for days, after my second period I then had a painful pimple on my vagina I dnt know wat is it can somebody help coz I went to the clinic and my DR gave me an eye ointment to apply on my vagina now it itching

  7. Please help…Does anyone know someone who has gotten pregnant after coming off Depo? I came off in November. Got married in April and still haven’t had a period but had what could only be described to me as implantation bleeding about 6 weeks ago. I’ve taken a couple at home tests (4 weeks ago) but nothing positive, but now I am starting to have symptoms. Is that a side affect of your body restarting after Depo? ( I was on it for almost 10 years) Its so hard to chart things without having a period. I have no idea whats going on with my body.. Any advice welcome!!! thanks

    1. I have been on the drop for a year came off in feb! I think I’m pregnant. Any problems go back to your doc & ask for the pill to regulate your periods again then you should have a better chance! Good luck x

    2. I didn’t conceive for 6 years after stopping Depo and my periods were regular . I started taking Geritol a multi vitamin and conceived within 30days.

    3. Hello, I was on DEPO for YEARS.. like maybe 5 years.. got off of it about 6 months before our wedding and got pregnant 2 months after :).. My friend got pregnant the FIRST month she was off DEPO.. they thought they had “year” to keep trying.. LMAO.. hope this helps!

    4. I myself just got off of depo in February and was pregnant by April I took a test and I was 3 to 4 weeks pregnant miscarried at the beginning of may.yes it maybe side effects my doctor told me it takes 6 months to be out of your system

  8. Hi I am having a cramping and morning seeknes and my period has passed but when I have my home p t it was nagetive so pls what is going on

  9. I started my period one the 31st of may, I tested for ovulation about 2 weeks after that do to cramps in my lower right abdomen and it came back positive. About a week or so after ovulation early in the morning(about 4 a.m.) I went to the bathroom and my panties were bright red like I was about to start my period again I felt mild cramps and then it just stopped(this was 3 days ago). My period is not do for another week and I read on baby center that implantation can occur a week before or the day of your period. I just wanna know if I could be pregnant me and my husband have been trying for 9 months now and so far nothing has happened. Please help.

  10. I took a at home preg test, and it was negative. but it was 7 days before my expected date of my prd to start. Now it’s only 2 days before, would it still be too early if it’s neg still?

  11. i missed my period three weeks ago . I get no crumps , just tired at times . Used to have morning nausea some days back but it stopped. I eat normally. My breast have become heavy . Am I pregnant?

  12. Question, my husband and I are trying to get pregnant . We are using an ovulation kit to try and pin point when I’m ovulating . We made sure we were ‘active’ on those days , yesterday I noticed little bumps on my right breast now this morning they are starting on the left one. Has anyone else experienced this ? Wondering if I’m driving myself crazy, or if this could be a sign of pregnancy?

  13. i have a period in one month ago but i didn’t see my period until now I my pregnant? i didn’t see any sign of pregnancy please tell me an answer.

  14. 2 days late with my period, getting acne and I never do, dizziness, crazy cramps and abdominal pain, heavy and sore boobs, stuffy nose, red stretch marks by my belly (been eating healthy), gassy, had nausea last week all the time but it stopped this week, discharge, and headaches. I never get headaches I only got my first headache at age 12. I know I’m pregnant I have to be.. My body is changing so drastically… Took 3 pregnancy tests all said no, going to take another in a week.

  15. We are a same sex couple who inseminated about 8 days ago! I have a pinkish colour in my “period” blood and its very very light! I feel tired and my boobs are sore? Can I be pregnant?

  16. hi I have been trying to be pregnant for about 11months now, but nothing good comes out. my period is normal 28 days cycle and it does not last more then 5 days. my ovulation always comes with heavy cramp and pain on one side of my pelvic that it will not allow me do anything even to have sex. I want to be pregnant what can I do?

  17. I took two home pregnancy test and both cam up positive. however for over a week now I have been feeling soft to mild cramp like pains on my left side, there hasn’t been any bleeding. What does this mean?? is it normal?

    1. This happened to me during the early months of my pregnancy last year. My daughter is a happy 18lb 30″ tall 8 month old now. 🙂 it’s likely to be just your uterus beginning to stretch and adjust for the months ahead.

  18. Hi im tonya I’m 16 and I’ve had all these symptoms I am throwing up non stop and missed my period I am happy but then again it hurts so bad my mom is taking me to go get a sonogram done next week wish me luck

  19. Hi there,
    After some advise. I’m thinking I am pregnant. I have nausea/vomitting, peeing all the time, extreme fatigue sore boobs and cramping. I have also.gone off some of my fave foods. I went to docs and he said id only be two weeks preg, but did a blood test to check, my period is due next week, I’m terrible at waiting… What do you all think?

  20. We’ve been trying to conceive for 8 months now and I thought I was pregnant every time. Did urine tests on day 1 of expected period (which is slightly irregular) and the disappointment was always crushing. I am now 8 days late, did a test the days ago midday and it was negative. I have some bad acne all of a sudden , tender beats and mood swings. This also sounds like regular PMs, so I don’t want to get my hopes up again. I’ve never been so late but I am afraid to do a test. I’m afraid it will be negative again.

  21. hey.l had a copper T removed on 20th August and h
    ad intercourse that night-was in fertile window. LMP was on 14th.I was to get another on 6th September which never came.suffering tiredness,nausea,cramps and metallic no
    w 14 days late and 8 (-) hpt.can somebody tell me what is happening plz.

  22. Ive missed my period for two months now. My last period was July 26. I had sex a day before and the day of my ovulation. A week later or so when I went to the restroom I saw very little blood. Its the end of September now and no period. I definetly have symptoms a huge difference in my breasts they feel heavy and watery very sensible to the touch. I have back aches head aches nausea mood swings cravings fatigue heartburn constipation sleeping on my atomach now bothers me. Ive had to go to the restroom to pee alot more often some discharge and other common prwgnancy symptoms. Since I havent ever been pregnant what is confusing me the most is that I have a belly now. I did have a little fat but now its more noticable. Maybe Im just standing wrong but my husband has noticed too. Some of his co workers asked if I was pregnant because I looked different and then said that I was pregnant. Ive used pregnancy trackers and it says I should be about 9 weeks in.But I took two tests and both were negative. Im just really confused. Has anybody been through something like this or can help me out. Please thank you

  23. I am 41 and think I am pregnant. Third week of big soft veiny boobs, shiny nipples. I crave sugar – which is so out of character because I don’t take sugar at all. Unplanned and perhaps not the wisest decision but if I am pregnant I’ll enjoy this pregnancy. The first one was a nightmare with fibroids

  24. Hi my partner and I are trying for a baby I have just finished my monthly but only had it for 3 and a half days could we be pregnant?

  25. I was on depo for about last shot was feb last year. We’ve been trying to conceive for 18months now with no success. Please help us.

    1. Suggest speaking to gynecologist about taking birth control pills to regulate menstrual cycle. If you’re menstrual cycle has become regular I suggest speaking to fertility specialist; when to see a fertility specialist (suggested): You’ve been trying to get pregnant for six months or more without contraceptives.

  26. Hi, from the beginning of my time i get my period in irregular interval. But i most of the time get my period maximum in 3 months time from the last period and minimum in 40-45 days. When i got my period sometimes it was bleeding as non-stopping. That time i visit gynecologist doctor and they advice me to take contraceptive tablet.
    Now, i don’t take the contraceptive tablet. I gave up 2 months ago. My last month period was 29th November 15 and it stopped in 5 days. Now we have decided to have sex every after 2 days. Today 18th day from my last period started day.
    Now i am feeling a bit of period pain in my pelvic/stomach and back pain.
    I am exciting whether i could be pregnant!!!
    Can anyone please advice me when should i need to do the pregnancy test.

    Thank you

  27. Advice please! I am in my mid 30’s. I have NOT had periods since 2006 after I had chemotherapy. Prior to that my periods were approximately 3 months apart and were very heavy and lasted for nearly 2 weeks. I have been advised by several doctors that my irregular period and now the fact that I have had chemo and have gone through “semi-menopause” would mean no chance of falling pregnant. I visited my partner recently (we live in diferent countries)….EXACTLY (in his time zone) 2 weeks to the minute since we last had sex I started feeling nauseas and experiencing constant cramping in my stomach. Im mentally not ready to have a test yet…Has anyone else had a similar situation and still fallen pregnant?

  28. I’m over due for my period dis month…i had sex b4 d expected date. Recently, i noticed i have heavy discharge from my vagina, i cnt say i pee several times than usual, bt atimes when i go to pee after been pressed, i discovers it comes out in small quantity. I dnt have cravings, neither do i get tired easily or feel dizzy. On wednessday, i discover a very light stain of blood on d tissue i used to clean up when i peed, since then, i’ve nt seen any. My nipples are also lightly sore… Am i pregnant? Please i need urgent reply!!!

  29. Advise pls.I have been having issue of lactating without been pregnant for the past six months and I have been on drugs,but last month I missed my period and during my period I normally experience pains in my nipples but up till now my nipples are still paining me and I missed my I don’t know if am pregnant

  30. I have white and watery discharge and nasua and mild cramping and i have been pee a lot and period not due intill next week could i be preganat? i don’t get nausa before period.

  31. I’m seriously worried , my husband n I are trying to conceive for 7months now but to no avail. I dnt hv a regular menstrual period , sometimes it surfaces in 29 n 30 days every month. I had sex 2days n a day before ovulation. 10days after ovulation( i.e 4 days before period ) I bleed lightly( something I won’t describe as spotting) for 2days. On my due period day, I had a mild cramp n noticed a very very little spot afterwards. n it was brownish red n it’s stopped in like 3mins. I dnt feel any sign of pregnancy except headache once n slight cramps sometimes . Could I be pregnant pls . Any idea will be appreciated. Tnx

  32. Hi, over the pass 6 weeks I have had different symptoms. Headaches , feel bloated ,weak, cold, then I got a cramp and small red blood. Then I got spotting and red and brown blood. Now I have nothing.

  33. Do you get winded going up the stairs all of a sudden? It might be because you’re pregnant. The growing fetus needs oxygen, leaving you a little short. Sorry to say, this one may continue throughout your pregnancy, especially as your growing baby starts to put pressure on your lungs and diaphragm.

  34. Hi, I am scared I am pregnant. I have sharp pains in my stomach and back pains as well as sometimes feeling sick, I am 14 days late with my period.

  35. Hiyaaaa…

    I’m 20, never been pregnant before so I know nothing about symptoms and pregnancy… but recently I had sex 5 days before my ovulation day ( which was one day after my 7days long period.)
    I feel like I have way too many symptoms, but I’m not sure if I’m overreacting or not.
    Reading the things I’ve seen above, I feel like I have way too many!

    1. Had spotting.
    2. A lot of discharge after a week.
    3. My lower back is killing me.
    4. I have cramps but mainly a sharp type of pain on the right side of my abdomen.
    5. My nipples were hurting as well as my boobs for 3 day, but stopped yesterday.
    6. Today I’ve spent all day with a runny/ blocked/ then runny again nose.
    7. I’ve been eating sweets and I never eat sweets. But my normal appetite has actually dropped. And I’ve gone from having 4 meals a day to 2 meals a day.
    8. I’ve had a massive headache for last 7 days.

    Today marks 2 weeks since I had sex… my period is due is 6 days again… I’m waiting to take the test….
    What do you all recon? I need all the help/ advice I can get because I don’t have the courage to talk to anyone else about it just yet because they’re all hard core Christian Orthodox. ( just incase if I’m not pregnant, I don’t want to tell anyone.)
    I know that there is no way of being sure until I’ve done a test, but I just can’t get it out of my mind. I’m actually way too happy and exited.

    Thank in advance xo

  36. I am 24 now. My husband and I are really trying so hard to have a baby for about 5 months now, the signs that I have are breast changes, fatigue, constipation, backpain, requent urination. But it’s just a misunterstood. I just thought I’m gonna have a baby. What to do?

  37. Hi All,

    I am new to this blog but would like to share my experience. I had three negative urine test on clear blue and others but had positive blood test so always follow your body and wish for the best. God bless you all!!

    1. There are numerous comments like this here that make me feel hopeful. I can’t believe the messages on the at home pregnancy tests claiming to be 99.9 % sure or whatever by the expected day of your period’s next arrival. If so many people on this forum are posting that they tested negative numerous times and then positive at the doctor…what kind of 99.9% is that? Are people just taking the tests super early? I have had two negative tests 1 of them 2 days after I thought my period would come and another 7 days after. I’ve been disappointed for a few weeks since as my period has still not come and continue to feel 2-3 of the symptoms above (acne, gas and bloating, and super emotional) that I don’t usually have except in the 2 days before my period comes…but it still does not come. So I guess I have to keep shelling out for these tests and then if my period doesn’t come for who knows how long eventually cough up a copay for a ‘real’ test? Wish I enjoyed uncertainty but with respect to this – not so much, I want to enjoy being pregnant as much as possible not spend the first 2 months being depressed that I’m not pregnant again and my period has stopped because of some fake statistics on pregnancy test boxes… I would like to see a study on the effectiveness of those tests that was NOT conducted by people who want to sell the tests. Here’s to everyone sitting there in uncertainty land!

  38. Hi, my fiance and l have been trying to get pregnant. However, my last period was on June 26th until the 29th. We decided to try on the 30th and 1st but l believe l will start fertilizing soon. Am l pregnant or too soon to tell?

  39. hi my period time was 3 days but I am getting vomtings stomach pains unconseces and morning sickness did I mean I was pregnant for this reasons

  40. For the past 2 or so weeks I have had fluttery feelings in my stomach, I’ve also been getting headaches which I don’t normally get and started feeling dizzy about a week and a half ago, had my period just under 2 weeks ago and had a blood test done at doctors but said it was negative. Does anyone know what’s going on?

  41. Hi

    After after 7 days of menstrual first day I participated in sex for 3 days. From 11 days of my menstrual date I have been feeling differently. 11 day I felt severe cramping in my stomach like we get during menses. On 12th day I felt little cramping, dizziness, pain in my legs for bending just 3-4 mins, light spotting like I was bleeding during my menses and more urination. On 13 th day I felt pain while urinating, dizziness and spotting. Now I am not having any pain or any dizziness nothing. Am I not pregnant?

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