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Posted @withregram β€’ @hellobaby_antenatal If you’re pregnant you may experience certain tell-tale signs that indicate youβ€˜re expecting. You may identify with all of them, a few, or be lucky enough to avoid them all! . 🀒 π‘π΄π‘ˆπ‘†πΈπ΄ - all down to the wonderful pregnancy hormone human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG).Β Frustratingly it can happen as early as 4 or 5 weeks pregnant! 𝗧𝗢𝗽 – eat little and often, stick to plain foods, wear acupressure bands, eat ginger and consider medication. . (.)(.) 𝐡𝑅𝐸𝐴𝑆𝑇 𝐢𝐻𝐴𝑁𝐺𝐸𝑆 – you may experience tingling, pins and needles, tenderness and they may also become bigger. It’s certainly a β€˜look-but-do-not-touch’ stage! 𝗧𝗢𝗽 – wear a non-wired, well-fitting and supportive bra. . ❀️ 𝑆𝑃𝑂𝑇𝑇𝐼𝑁𝐺 – also known as implantation bleeding, as the embryo embeds into the uterus lining. You may see a few spots or it may seem very much like a period. 𝗧𝗢𝗽 – if you’re worried about the amount, speak to your local early pregnancy unit or A&E. . πŸ” 𝐹𝑂𝑂𝐷 𝐴𝑉𝐸𝑅𝑆𝐼𝑂𝑁 – in pregnancy it’s very common to β€˜go off’ some foods, for example red meats, fish, eggs, coffee and milk. 𝗧𝗢𝗽 – stick to what you know you can tolerate, avoid cooking hot meals if possible and take pregnancy vitamins. . πŸ‘ƒπ‘†π‘‡π‘…π‘‚π‘πΊπΈπ‘… 𝑆𝐸𝑁𝑆𝐸 𝑂𝐹 𝑆𝑀𝐸𝐿𝐿 – it’s usual to experience this and it’s thought to be a mother’s instinct kicking in early as a way of protecting the baby from external threats. 𝗧𝗢𝗽 – carry a tissue with you to hold to your nose and also mints to sucks on to dissipate smells. . 😴 𝐸𝑋𝑇𝑅𝐸𝑀𝐸 𝑇𝐼𝑅𝐸𝐷𝑁𝐸𝑆𝑆 – your body is under a huge amount of strain as you grow your baby which will make you feel more tired than normal. 𝗧𝗢𝗽 – allow your body and mind time to rest as often as you can and don’t push yourself too much. . πŸ’© 𝐢𝑂𝑁𝑆𝑇𝐼𝑃𝐴𝑇𝐼𝑂𝑁 – pregnancy hormones slow the body’s processes down and your bowel habits aren’t let off the hook! 𝗧𝗢𝗽 – eat high-fibre foods (e.g. fruit, veg, beans and lentils), keep hydrated with water and avoid iron supplements if possible. . Other symptoms include cravings, headaches, mood swings and weeing more often. . #earlypregnancy #pregnancy #pregnant #pregnancysymptoms