When Do You Start Feeling Pregnancy Symptoms?

There are many types of pregnancy symptoms. Some happen before you realize you’re pregnant, and some happen throughout your pregnancy. Some happen during the last trimester, and some don’t happen at all. Every woman is different and experiences different pregnancy symptoms.

In most cases, the first sign of pregnancy is a missed period. Typically, the nausea, vomiting, indigestion, bloating, breast tenderness, and constipation begin shortly after. While the time frame varies, studies show these things usually happen between the fourth and eighth weeks of pregnancy.

There is no way to tell how severely you may experience these symptoms. For example, some women never experience morning sickness, while others deal with it 24 hours a day throughout their entire pregnancies.

During the first trimester, most moms deal with the morning sickness, bloating, breast tenderness, fatigue, and irritability.

During the second trimester, some moms continue to experience these pregnancy symptoms in addition to new symptoms such as constipation and indigestion. Despite this, most moms in the second trimester will tell you that they feel a lot better than they did in the first trimester.

During the third trimester, the baby can feel like it’s taking over your body. You’ll probably notice it’s harder to breathe, that pain, swelling, and soreness have increased everywhere, and that you’re exhausted easily.

Take a look at these pregnancy symptoms and learn what they are, why and when they occur, and how to treat them.

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