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Symptoms - what's normal?

(12 Posts)
LadyFarnborough Sat 09-Apr-16 18:26:50

I am around 7-8 weeks pregnant. I started off feeling very tired, incredibly sore boobs and over the past week or so, mild nausea. Nothing major, soon passed and nothing more than a bit of dry heaving.
The past couple of days this has all died down. Boobs a little tender but not as sore as they were and otherwise feeling fine. This worries me. The few symptoms I did have are gone and I feel like I should 'feel' pregnant but I just don't. Is this normal? Did anyone else feel fine? I am just worried that something has happened.
My LMP date puts me at nearly 11 weeks pregnant although I have long cycles so know this isn't correct, so I don't have much longer to wait for a scan but even so 12 days feels like ages to wait for reassurance.

MyBreadIsEggy Sat 09-Apr-16 18:33:40

My symptoms come and go - I'm almost 10 weeks pg with my second baby.
I panicked last week because I had raging morning sickness with DD, and I've been terribly sick with this pregnancy too - but I had about 3 days where I actually felt normal.....I panicked for no reason. Woke up this morning and threw up 4 times. Vomitjng is horrific, but I'm thankful for it, because it tells me that my baby is doing well!

LadyFarnborough Sat 09-Apr-16 18:35:05

This is it - I don't want to be feeling sick but at least it's a reassurance!

MyBreadIsEggy Sat 09-Apr-16 19:21:10

Also, around 11-12 weeks your placenta starts to take over doing all the work rather than your hormones, so a lot of people start to feel a bit more normal then smile I'm one of the unlucky ones - I had hyperemesis when pg with my DD and was vomiting until 28 weeks sad doesn't seem to be so bad this time round!

AnUtterIdiot Sat 09-Apr-16 22:22:25

I'm 5 weeks + 4 days. At the moment my symptoms are:

(a) knackered and unusually physically weak (but am recovering from chest infection too)

(b) slightly tender but really not excruciating breasts

(C) pain in right hip (def only started since pregnant, slightly worried about SPD)

(d) very faintly nauseous and a bit weird around food - eating much less than usual.

I don't really "feel" pregnant, but I really don't feel normal either! It all feels unreal. I think it will feel real if there's a scan that shows a baby, basically. In the meantime, I am having to be very creative about why I am not drinking alcohol or eating things I usually love...

SewSlapdash Sat 09-Apr-16 22:25:52

I'm 18 was with DC2. With both pgs, I had some initial symptoms, then (at different stages each time) the symptoms disappeared just long enough to make me really worth. It's totally normal. Trust me, in a week or so you will be wishing you had no symptoms again smile

AnUtterIdiot Sat 09-Apr-16 22:26:02

I also feel like a manageable level of morning sickness would be reassuring grin

SewSlapdash Sat 09-Apr-16 22:26:09

18 was? 18 weeks.

LadyFarnborough Sat 09-Apr-16 23:12:45

Ok, thank you. Feeling reassured by everyone else's lack of symptoms. I've heard people say so many times 'I just KNEW I was pregnant'. HOW?! Had I not done a test I'm not sure I'd have noticed! These first few weeks are horrible, no outward signs, no solid proof. I like evidence smile

minijoeyjojo Sat 09-Apr-16 23:31:59

I didn't really have any symptoms and remember worrying exactly like you are. I didn't start to believe it properly until probably 23 ish weeks when I started feeling kicks (anterior placenta). That and the belly was starting to get noticeable by then grin

StarkyTheDirewolf Sun 10-Apr-16 21:51:22

I literally feel exactly the same op! Ben saying since I first found out 3+ weeks ago that if I hadn't done a multitude of test then I'd never know I was pregnant! I'm slightly more tired, have slightly tender boobs and I'm hungry, gassy etc but everything (apart from the boobs) could be explained away/psychosematic! I'm somewhere between 7-8 weeks, from my estimated ovulation week/day Im saying I'm 7+3 but could be a couple of days either way. I still don't believe there's anything in there! I don't want sickness by any means but it's almost like I'm gearing myself up for bad news.

Dixxie Sat 16-Apr-16 17:23:01

Hello, may I join this thread? I'm 5 weeks, have had lots of symptoms - extreme tiredness, foggy head, headaches, sore boobs, sore stomach, and pains I my womb like it's been stretching... Seems very early to feel all this. Today I have hardly any pains in my womb which has also freaked me out but from what I'm hearing that's normal as it comes and goes...

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