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Signs of pregnancy?

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1. Missed period
2. Nausea and vomiting (morning sickness)
3. Fatigue
4. Frequent urination
5. Breast tenderness and changes in size
6. Food cravings or aversions
7. Mood swings
8. Increased sense of smell
9. Bloating and constipation
10. Positive pregnancy test
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Early Signs (Within the first 4 weeks)

- Missed period: The most common and reliable early sign.
- Breast tenderness or changes: Enlarged, tender, or tingling breasts.
- Nausea or vomiting (morning sickness): Can occur at any time of day.
- Frequent urination: Increased trips to the bathroom due to hormonal changes.
- Fatigue: Extreme tiredness that may be overwhelming.
- Light spotting or implantation bleeding: Mild vaginal bleeding that occurs around the time of implantation.
- Metallic taste in mouth: A change in taste perception.
- Food aversions or cravings: Strong desires or dislikes for certain foods.
- Constipation: Due to hormonal changes affecting the digestive system.
- Mood swings: Increased irritability or emotional sensitivity.

Later Signs (After 4 weeks)

- Enlarged abdomen: Gradual increase in belly size as the uterus expands.
- Weight gain: Typically 1-2 pounds per month in the first trimester.
- Visible pregnancy symptoms: Fetal movements, Braxton Hicks contractions (practice contractions).
- Skin changes: Darkening of certain areas of skin, such as the nipples and underarms.
- Heartburn: Acid reflux due to hormonal changes and pressure from the growing uterus.
- Varicose veins: Enlarged veins in the legs and feet.
- Incision linea: A dark line that runs down the center of the abdomen.
- Hemorrhoids: Swollen or protruding veins in the rectum.
- Swelling: Gradual increase in fluid retention, especially in the hands, feet, and ankles.

Other Signs

- Elevated hormone levels: Tests can detect elevated levels of hormones such as human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) and progesterone.
- Positive pregnancy test: Home or clinic-based tests detect the presence of hCG in urine.
- Ultrasound: A medical imaging technique that can show the developing pregnancy.

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