Check for these 6 signs before confirming your pregnancy

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Pregnancy

It’s quite understandable to be excited when you first get the sign of your pregnancy. During this time, you probably want to tell the whole world that you’re expecting. However, you are advised to check for these signs before confirming the news.

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Missing Your Period

Missing your period: This is an important sign confirming your pregnancy. A hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) gets secreted by the body during pregnancy. It keeps your menstrual cycle from being active during that time.

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Abdominal Cramps

Abdominal cramps: If you are feeling sudden stretch and pulling sensation in your lower abdomen, consult your gynaecologist asap as it can be an early sign of pregnancy. Women generally ignore this symptom considering sign of other conditions. However, if you are expecting, this sensation will gradually increase.

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Vaginal Discharge

Vaginal discharge: If you are pregnant, signs like milky vaginal discharge with a musky odour can be visible. During this time, increase in the levels of the progesterone hormone lead to the vaginal discharge that prevents bacterial infections and allows good bacteria to survive down there.

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Breast Size Change

Changes in the size of your breast: The size of your breast starts to increase during the initial stage of pregnancy. This is due to volcano of hormones rushing to your breasts after embryo transplantation. During this time, you also may experience inflammation and tingling sensation around your breasts. Moreover, your nipples will enlarge and grow darker.

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Frequent Urination

Frequent urination: When you have conceived, gradually the size of uterus grows exerting pressure on your bladder making you urinate more. Moreover, fluid retention in your lower limbs can also be another reason for frequent urination.

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Food Cravings

Food cravings: It is one of the most talked about sign of pregnancy. During the initial phase of conceiving, the body retains a lot of water that leaves you hungry.