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Early Pregnancy Symptoms

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BeauticianNotMagician81 Sun 01-Nov-15 10:57:44

Hi this is a TMI post so I apologise in advance. I've just found out I'm pregnant it's super early only 4+3. I have severe constipation. It's so painful. Is this normal early pregnancy? I'm feeling sick as well. I've never had constipation in my previous 3 pregnancies until towards my due date. Has anyone experienced similar. I'm trying to drink lots of water.

mummyneedinganswers Sun 01-Nov-15 11:21:47

I had diarrhoea until 8 weeks so the opposite of you but could u try prunes or least prune juice ?

Plenty of water
Hot bath helps me
Grapes also help me

You could get lacy u lose if you still don't move it's safe in pregnancy

BeauticianNotMagician81 Sun 01-Nov-15 11:23:56

Thanks mummy. I've always been the opposite too & had diarrhoea at the start. I don't want piles this soon shock

madsaz76 Sun 01-Nov-15 11:26:54

I was constipated early on - settled about week 10. Never had it before and most miserable.

Fibre up! I had lots of fruit, pulses & added in fibre wih breakfast. You can buy lactulose over the counter, avoid daily use as you'll get used to it. Senna a no unless recommended by your doc.

Bloody hormones

Willow123707 Sun 01-Nov-15 12:36:48

Congrats. I found out that early too and suffered with constipation until 12 weeks, I would go days with anything. This caused my side and back to be in bits! I was taking pregnacare which has iron in it and I don't think that was helping, but I still took them as wanted to do everything right! Eating a plate of fruit always worked for me, as much as I hate fruit. Prunes, apples, oranges etc. keep up the water too.

BeauticianNotMagician81 Sun 01-Nov-15 12:51:46

Thanks Willow. I feel really different this time. Nausea this morning already although it's subsided now, constipation, sore boobs (that's new to me too) and I found out so early. I've never had a positive pregnancy test until after Af due and it's usually 4 days plus after. I couldn't believe I got a faint positive two days before Af due this time & that a cb digital had shown up already.

RugbyWidow7 Sun 01-Nov-15 15:43:22

I've suffered with constipation with each pregnancy and am currently wk 13 of number three with no sign of it abating. It's so miserable isn't it. I find lactulose gives me unbareable wind so I had to stop. Not really sure what do now as nothing really seems to work. If you find any wonder treatment pls post as piles are rubbish!!

BeauticianNotMagician81 Sun 01-Nov-15 16:50:50

I will do Rugby
I had a big bowl of bran flakes for lunch and still nothing sad

WelliesTheyAreWonderful Sun 01-Nov-15 18:38:09

Lots of fruit and veggies, try a smoothie or soup if you find it difficult to get your 5 a day. Keep going with the water.

Theresao999 Sun 01-Nov-15 22:14:17

I've been trying for a baby nearly 3 years now and every I get my period. I have 3 days left until my period is due but the pains in my sides and back are sore I also get pains inside on my abdomen when I sit down it can hurt a little and the odd time when I go to the toilet I get shooting pains in my vagina can this be early pregnancy signs or period is on the way ? Suppose it's just the waiting game now ????

BeauticianNotMagician81 Mon 02-Nov-15 06:57:45

Theresa have you been to the see your gp. I was ttc for 13 months this time and after a year I went to see my gp and have recently had fertility bloods done to see if anything was wrong. Your symptoms sound good but sometimes it's just impossible to tell. I got my BFP 3 days before Af due.

Theresao999 Mon 02-Nov-15 16:12:55

I've been to get my bloods done everything came back perfect for me but my boyfriend went and had a fertility check and he has a low sperm count but the doctor said I could still get caught so I don't know what our next step is I was told Ivf but right now I don't have that sort of money and I just feel like there is other things we could try. We try for a baby every chance we get we even try let the sperm build for 1-2 days

BeauticianNotMagician81 Mon 02-Nov-15 16:18:31

Theresa If it's your first child you can get a shot at IVF funded on the NHS

BeauticianNotMagician81 Mon 02-Nov-15 16:20:00

Do you use opks so that you are hitting your most fertile times. Join one of the ttc threads. There are ladies on there that have been ttc for a long time and it's lovely to have the support. They helped me get through the past 13 months

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