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Early Pregnancy Symptoms

If conception has taken place, about 8 days later some women experience spotting (like a very light period but not) and some cramps. This doesn’t happen to everybody, but it can be a sign that something is happening in your body. That “something” is the unborn child implanting itself in the uterine wall where it will grow for the next nine months.

If you are pregnant, because of the changes taking place inside your body, as early as one week after conception, you may feel extremely tired at any time during the day.

Sometimes as early as one to two weeks after conception, some women notice that their breasts are tender to touch or slightly swollen.

Areolas are the skin around your nipples, and pregnancy causes this skin to darken.

This is one of the most common indicators that conception may have taken place. However, some women still have “mini” periods even while pregnant, but this would be very light and for a very short time. Meanwhile, if you are pregnant, by about the time you’ve missed your period, your baby’s heart has started beating.

If you are pregnant, the sudden rise of hormones in your body may cause you to have headaches.

If you are pregnant, nausea may occur between 2 and 8 weeks after conception. This can occur any time of day, not just mornings. Some women never experience this, and others do. It’s during this time that your baby has been growing rapidly. By about 6 weeks his/her brain waves can be recorded, and by 8 weeks his/her body is complete, right down to the fingerprints that will be carried throughout life.

Pregnancy can cause low blood sugar and a change in your blood pressure, which can cause dizziness and even fainting.

If you’re pregnant, certain smells can suddenly make you gag.

Changes in hormones during pregnancy can cause rapid shifts in moods.

Free Pregnancy Test

If you have several of these early pregnancy symptoms or if you’re just still worried and need advice, the best thing to do now is have a pregnancy test to confirm or deny your suspicions. You don’t have to come up with the money or sneak into a pharmacy to get a pregnancy test. If you think you might be pregnant, here’s an easy way to find out.

Option Line live chat is available any time, day or night.

We offer free, confidential help, information about pregnancy signs and symptoms, information on all your options, and we can quickly connect you to the local assistance you need.

Call our pregnancy helpline at 1-800-712-4357 or Text us now!

But you’re worried. Maybe you didn’t mean to have sex, and now you’re scared. Here are some things that might help.

Being worried that you are pregnant can cause you great fear, and this fear can make you feel all alone. However, don’t worry, there is a lot of help available! Also, here is some additional information that will be helpful.

When was your last period and when is your next one due? The greatest likelihood of becoming pregnant occurs just about mid-way between periods. Is that when you had sex?

First of all, there are only a few days during the month when you can become pregnant – that is when you are ovulating, and ovulation occurs mid-way between your periods. Depending upon whether your usual period is 28 days, 30 days, 32 days, etc., you can calculate the most dangerous time to have sex. Also, of course, if you happen to have periods where some are short and others long between, it can be very hard to judge. Did you have sex during that time?

If you’ve already checked out the early pregnancy symptoms, your next step is to click on They have helped thousands of might-be-pregnant and pregnant girls. Their help is always free and confidential, and they are available 24/7.

In addition to giving you a free early pregnancy test, you can talk to them directly or live chat about your own situation. So don’t worry and wonder. Take steps to get the help you need to answer your concerns.

Optionline has local centers near you too. They’re all over the nation. These centers can help with all kinds of things. If you’re afraid to tell your parents or boyfriend, they can help with that.

If you find out you’re pregnant and want to keep your baby, they can help with all kinds of things – material things, staying in school, daycare, planning for your future, financial help, even housing if you need it. They’ll be there both during and after your pregnancy.

If you want to find out about adoption, they can help with that too. They are always nonjudgmental and can help you look at your options impartially. You won’t feel pressured. They are only there to help you.

Most people think a missed period is the only warning sign that you might be pregnant. Not so. Several things occur very soon after a baby has been conceived – both to the mother and the baby!

First, here are some things to think about. You could conceive a baby within one hour after having sex! Within the next few hours, as the egg and sperm combine, the parents determine everything about this new life.

  • whether this is a boy or girl
  • the color of hair, eyes, and skin
  • the configuration of the face and body
  • the tendency to be short or tall, fat, or lean
  • likelihood of being healthy or prone to disease
  • even certain qualities of temperament and intelligence

And you don’t know this has happened in a few short hours.

To learn more about what to expect during pregnancy, visit this page.

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