Is There A Way To Know You’re Pregnant Before You Miss A Period?
That was the sign.
For some women it was the sign that the months of trying to have a baby might be over. For others, the sign that all the precautions hadn’t worked. But are there other signs that you might be pregnant before you miss a period?
Well, there are some pretty consistent symptoms that many women begin experiencing shortly after they become pregnant that can be early warning signs. When a few of these symptoms start combining, it can be a sign that you’re pregnant. The problem, many of these symptoms are similar to those you would get just prior to your period so there’s no guarantee. But if you’re experiencing some or all of these signs and you think you might be pregnant it might be time to give us a call at Collage for a test and possibly an ultrasound to make sure.
5 Signs You Might Be Pregnant Before You Miss A Period
1 – Nausea
If you’re feeling queasy and the slightest odd odor sends you running for the bathroom, it can be a sign of pregnancy. Often called morning sickness, this feeling can happen at any time of the day. Most of the time this only lasts through the first trimester and some women are lucky enough to escape it altogether.
2- Food Craving and Aversion
If all of a sudden you start wanting foods that seem a little odd, or you just can’t seem to get enough of something, that can be a sign that you body is preparing for pregnancy. Also, if all of a sudden your favorite foods just don’t sound, taste or smell good that can also be a sign.
If you notice that you’ve been really tired lately, that your energy seems to have been zapped, and you just want to nap all the time, you might be pregnant.
4- Tender Breasts
We’re not talking chicken breasts either. This is like the soreness you would feel before your period, but multiplied. It’s a sign your body is making transitions to start the milk production machine.
If you seem to be spending more time in the ladies room than anywhere else it can be a sign your pregnant. As your hormones change, blood flow through your kidneys will make you have to go all the time.
How Soon Can I Take A Test?
Obviously none of these sings are definite confirmation that you’re pregnant, even if you are experiencing all of them. The only sure way to know you’re pregnant is a pregnancy test and/or an ultrasound. Pregnancy tests have come a long way over the years and the waiting and waiting to find out for sure is a thing of the past. Today’s test can give accurate results 7-10 days after sex. So if you’re experiencing any of these symptoms and think you might be pregnant, give us a call to schedule a complimentary pregnancy test.