11 Natural Tips and Ways to know Pregnancy at Home

Natural Tips and Ways to know Pregnancy at Home

Your child is the most precious jewel. Becoming a mother and holding your baby in your arms is the best feeling ever. If you are at your reproductive phase and planning a baby or expecting a child, it is essential for you to acknowledge early signs of pregnancy.

Natural Tips and Ways to know Pregnancy at Home

Natural Tips and Ways to know Pregnancy at Home

Till 12th-week doctors are unable to confirm pregnancy. Even pregnancy test cannot give you the positive result until the 3rd week of gestation. If you are losing your patience and can’t wait till the doctor confirms the good news look for the early signs of pregnancy. In our article, we have discussed eleven early signs of pregnancy experienced by most of the pregnant women.

Even before your doctor confirms the news of your pregnancy, your tiny bundle of joy growing in your womb gives you symptoms and signs of their existence. Check out eleven early signs of pregnancy below.

11 Early Signs of Pregnancy

1. Missing Period-

The first indicator of pregnancy is no doubt that missing period that creates anxiety if you are expecting a child.However, missing periods is not the sole indication. Periods sometimesmiss or delays due to stress, sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy food habits. The missing period is not enough to confirm pregnancy,so you need to observe other early signs of pregnancy too.

Missing Period

Missing Period

2. Mood Swings-

Mood Swings are very common during early days of pregnancy. Your body is undergoing many changes, and there are hormonal changes to which your body is trying to adapt. Pregnant women may experience changes in their mood, for example, they may feel so energetic, happy and high once, and then suddenly they feel so low, an irritated.

Mood Swings

Mood Swings

In many women, mood swings continue throughout the pregnancy. Mood swings is consideredas one of the vital sign given by your body that you have conceived. But again you cannot confirm pregnancy by this symptom alone.

3. Unusual Cravings And Hunger-

Due to the increase in the level of progesterone hormone, there is increased hunger and cravings in pregnant. Also, in comparison to average women, a pregnant woman needs more calories for growth and development of the fetus in her womb. In general, a pregnant woman needs 350 calories more than the regular intake. Many pregnant women also experience unusual cravings.

Unusual Cravings And Hunger

Unusual Cravings And Hunger

4. Bleeding-

Bleeding scares pregnant women butit’strue that bleeding or spotting may be an early sign of pregnancy. I know this sounds weird, but there may be slight bleeding in some women after conception.This happens because of the implantation of the embryo in the uterus.

Bleeding

Bleeding

The bleeding is similar to regular period bleeding but lighter, and the color may differ from red to brown. This bleeding is harmless so do not worry. Still, if you have any doubt meet your gynecologist.

5. Morning Sickness-

About 98 per cent of pregnant females experiences morning sickness during early pregnancy and in some expecting ladies morning sickness may continue throughout pregnancy. There is nausea mostly on waking up in the morning and in some women it may persist throughout the day. Hormonal changes and deficiency of vitamin B6 are considered reasons for morning sickness.

Morning Sickness

Morning Sickness

6. Sensitivity to Smells-

Most of the pregnant women becomes sensitive to smell. Sensitivity to smell is noticed in about half of the pregnant women as an early sign of pregnancy. Pregnant females become sensitive to even mild fragrance and feel queasy. This condition is termed as hyperosmia. Sensitivity to smell may also be a reason for morning sickness. The sense of smell may be so heightened that you can feel things that you didn’t even know there is a smell.

Sensitivity to Smells

Sensitivity to Smells

7. Leg cramps-

More than 33 percent of females suffer from leg cramps during gestation. Cramps are severe in the early pregnancy. In most of the pregnant females, leg cramps get lower in the later phases of pregnancy.

Leg cramps

Leg cramps

8. Bloating of Stomach-

Many women experience bloated stomach. It happens because of the hormone progesterone. Your tummy becomes full, especially after a meal.

Bloating of Stomach

Bloating of Stomach

9.Fatigue-

Another common symptom of early pregnancy is fatigue. Sleeplessness is common in pregnancy and may be a reason for tiredness. The reason behind is that a pregnant woman’s heart pumps faster to deliver extra oxygen to the baby. She might also feel miserable and dizzy.

Fatigue

Fatigue

10. Sore Breasts-

Besides missing periods after conception many females experience soreness of breast that happens due to increase in the blood flow. Breast feels heavy, swollen, painful and tender.

Sore Breasts

Sore Breasts

11. Frequent Urination-

After gestation, there is an increase in blood flow to the excretory organs and leads to frequent urination. Your bladder fills, and you need to pee more frequently.

Frequent Urination

Frequent Urination

Here ends the list of top 11 early signs of pregnancy giving you a hint that little soul is growing inside you. If these symptoms persist for 3-4 weeks, see your gynecologist.

Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta:  Professionally a homeopathic doctor and a dietician Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta is passionate about writing health and parenting blogs. She believes in holistic approach towards health and well being.

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