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Symptoms 3rd Pregnancy

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ThirdTimeLuck Sat 03-Sep-16 11:49:06

We're your symptoms stronger and earlier in your 3rd pregnancy? I currently feel like I did when I was 6wks pregnant with my first and second (huge sore boobs, very thirsty and nauseous) but I haven't even missed my period yet although it's due in a couple of days. I'd usually assume that I was being obsessive but I've been sick in the afternoon for the past 2 days so I'm pretty sure but at the same time I'm thinking it's not possible because it's so early.

So I was wondering if symptoms were earlier and stronger in third pregnancies? My symptoms were more intense with my 2nd but I know that's not always the case.

LynseyH Sat 03-Sep-16 12:12:55

My symptoms got earlier with each pregnancy. My 2nd and 3rd I felt a bit sick before I did a test, it's what made me go to buy them. This one I missed my period first but felt ill from 5 weeks and felt hideous for a good solid 2 months! Now 17+1 and more or less feeling human again.

UnicornPee Sat 03-Sep-16 12:30:02

I think you are right.
With my 1st & 2nd I didn't realise I was pregnancy until I took a test.

I'm pregnant with my 3rd now and also had a MC in May, so with both I got symptoms before needing to do a test.
My symptoms were extreme tiredness and sore nipples.

Laura05 Sat 03-Sep-16 12:40:43

Yes I had symptoms with this pregnancy (3rd) before my period was due! I was extremely exhausted, I had ligament pain, sore boobs and just felt downright ill. I thought I was coming down with a bug hmm
I had no symptoms with DD or DS until around 8weeks+

Cantwait4summer Sat 03-Sep-16 14:01:20

My symptoms were stronger on my 3rd -more tiredness & sore boobs ! Morning sickness followed after test were horrendous!

ThirdTimeLuck Sat 03-Sep-16 14:32:37

Thank you all, good to know! I'll wait and do a test in a few days, will be happy if I am but it's not the end of the world if I'm not. I just can't think of what else to put all of these symptoms down to.

LynseyH Sat 03-Sep-16 15:26:40

Let us know how you get on!

ThirdTimeLuck Tue 06-Sep-16 20:27:47

I tested yesterday but it was negative, I know it's too early at this point really but my symptoms are getting worse. I'm so nauseous I feel terrible. Does anyone know how symptoms and testing correlate? I would have thought that with strong symptoms a test would be positive - seeing as though it's the hormonal changes that cause the symptoms. Maybe I'm just ill, I feel absolutely rotten with nausea and bloating. I'm not entirely sure of my dates anymore either.

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