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Top 10 early signs of pregnancy

Some women often go for months without noticing that they have fallen pregnant. Indeed several programmes such as ” I didn’t know that I was pregnant” have been created in order to highlight the plight of some women who often receive the shock of their life just before delivery. Here are some common early signs that one has a bun in the oven.

1 Your breasts may become fuller and tender. This is caused by hormonal changes.

2 A missed period is one of the most obvious signs of pregnancy. One might have their period but have a lighter flow than normal.

3 Fatigue can kick in as a result of an increase in progesterone.

4 Nausea and vomiting can occur. It is also reffered to as morning sickness. Some women might throw up throughout the day. Sense of smell also increases and one might not like the smell of certain foods or scents.

5 Spotting or vaginal bleeding may also occur. This is as a result of implantation.

6 Cravings for certain food becomes more common. Likewise one might not want to set sight on certain food types. One might develop an appetite for odd or bizzare food such as eating raw potato or mud.

7 Mood swings might also be frequent. This is mainly caused by a shift in hormonal balance in the body. Some women have often confessed to weeping for no apparent reason.

8 Increased blood circulation caused by hormonal changes may lead to headaches.

9 Constipation

The hgh levels of progesterone in the body may slow down the movement of food in the intestines leading to constipation.

10 Dizziness may also occur if blood pressure drops or blood sugar levels drop at times.

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