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What were your first signs of pregnancy?

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justhayley Mon 03-Jun-13 19:13:51

Hiya I'm hoping to be pregnant - testing on wednesday.
Until then I'm symptom spotting grin
Apart from Late AF, sore boobs, sickness and exhaustion did you have any other pregnancy signs?

My DS is 13 months and I didn't really have any signs with him till I was about 7 weeks.

MrsO27 Wed 05-Jun-13 20:13:57

Tiredness and AF like cramps around time it was due. Also had light implantation bleed around 1 week before AF was due. Other symptoms (sore boobs, nausea etc.) came a bit later for me but everyone is different!

mrscookie78 Wed 05-Jun-13 23:25:34

with my ds I had sore boobs and my temp was a bit higher than the couple of times I remembered to take it. This time ive had thrush, been constipated, had a sore throat, odd sharp pain by my right hip and eating all day long. It was the thrush that convinced me this time as the pharmacy couldn't sell me anything so I tested and got a bfp yesterday at 13 dpo grin

Jammies Tue 11-Jun-13 11:31:01

Early signs for me were constipation, heavy boobs (sore near armpits), shooting pains in nipples and extreme thirst.

But at about 6 weeks it was all about the sickness. Dry retching in the street, after passing a curry house and butchers.

Am now 9+3 wks (with my second). Last time I was sick all day, every day til about 12 weeks. This time it's on and off nausea, but when it happens it's full on.

Heart palpitations, bloated to size of a water melon, shattered, severe irritability and generally feeling like shit.

How could I have forgotten this from last time??

LFM80 Tue 11-Jun-13 13:07:33

Sore boobs straight away. And spots round my mouth and chin. I also had achey cramps every morning for a week or so before.

memz9090 Wed 12-Jun-13 02:08:54

Hey i am only 6-7 weeks and my symtoms are itchy/sore boobs, very thirsty and tired

themilkmonster Wed 12-Jun-13 08:31:29

I was tired and emotional, crying at anything and everything. Increased sense of smell and went off coffee. Got my bfp 11 days after conception. Then I had a blissful couple of weeks till the sickness started!

Good luck with testing op smile

Protego Sat 15-Jun-13 13:30:56

Three days after - on implantation - the hormones kicked in!
My DH always puts on a pot of filter coffee first thing and I said - what is that horrible smell??? He figured out it was the coffee and took the machine out to his workshop for the duration of both pregnancies! I love coffee when not 'in pig'!

Next night had to get up to go to the loo - and every night thereafter

Was also thirsty and drank lots of water from day three on

Very soon needed a nap in the afternoon

Same with second pregnancy - booking midwife non-plussed that I had not had a pregnancy test!

bingeddybongo Sat 15-Jun-13 16:28:00

My first symptoms were the sore boobs, then I realised I was late... and then I went to a wedding and really didn't want to drink - I think that was the clincher!!

JulesJules Sat 15-Jun-13 16:32:10

Really weird, slightly metallic taste in my mouth. Had a sip of wine and it tasted like mouldy old vinegar (tragically it still does, and dd1 has just turned 11!)

Desperate need to eat a packet of Mark and Spencer's fizzy fish grin

jacquiemccloy Sat 15-Jun-13 16:42:26

I got really sore breasts, felt tired more (although I was doing a lot at the time moving house) and just sorta felt like something was different. Killed headaches also. I tested the very first day I was due my period and it didn't come and I got 7 positives!! smile

SorryMyLollipop Tue 25-Jun-13 21:27:15

I was exhausted. Then on the day AF was due, I had period pain but no sign of a period. Normally I have spotting for a week then I bleed properly, then about an hour later the pain kicks in. I felt a bit sick too and my boobs were sore.

SorryMyLollipop Tue 25-Jun-13 21:29:05

protego that happened to me but I assumed it was coincidence. I was randomly sick in the morning about 4 days after ovulation. I never heard of anyone else having symptoms so early.

Emmabombemma Wed 26-Jun-13 20:42:02

Heightened sense of smell, extreme exhaustion and a very loud rumbling stomach.

MissingMyMarbles Wed 26-Jun-13 22:25:59

Insomnia, followed by mild nausea (6dpo), then seriously bad fettle, then horrendous nausea (10dpo), then no period, then bfp. grin

embaker112 Wed 26-Jun-13 23:08:35

Metallic taste in mouth, completely overwhelming tiredness and darker nipples! All of which faded a few weeks later but then the nausea started!

Sparkeleigh Mon 08-Jul-13 15:18:29

I had really bad cramps I put down to period pain, then DH looked at me when I was naked and went "wow, your boobs are huge!" grin he actually worked it out before me...

Good luck!

SignoraStronza Mon 08-Jul-13 17:02:00

Raging pmt-like behaviour.
Dropping off at the drop of a hat.
Strange disinterest in chocolate.
Period type of pain.

Edamame Mon 15-Jul-13 06:56:33

Sore boobs at around 12 DPO, more painful than the usual PMS. Plus bloating & constipation from the same day.
Sense of smell more acute I think.

Champagnebubble Mon 15-Jul-13 10:22:47

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quickdowntonson Mon 15-Jul-13 13:08:12

Tiredness, period type cramps, and dizzy/lightheaded at times. Also, very bloated.

flowerpotgirl12 Mon 15-Jul-13 13:10:59

exhaustion, sickness, and bad lower back pain, started pretty much within a week, wasn't due on for another couple but tested week before AF due and got bfp. good luck.

flowerpotgirl12 Mon 15-Jul-13 15:38:36

oh and breathlessness, i go up 2 flights of stairs to get to my office, normally no problems, first 4 weeks it was like climbing a bloddy mountain was so out of breath, so ended up getting the lift and being looked at with disgust by most people for my laziness.

elliesmum07 Sat 20-Jul-13 12:24:35

i had really sore boobs, dizzy spells, weeing more often and raised body temperature which is good for me because i hate feeling cold!

mejypoo Sat 20-Jul-13 12:37:56

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LyraSilvertongue Sat 20-Jul-13 13:24:58

On the morning I did the test, I kept having to go to the loo, much more than usual. I was out in town and bursting for a wee again so I bought a test on my way to McDonalds to use their loo, just in case, and I got a bfp. I was rather surprised!

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