Patient Comments: Pregnancy Symptoms - Experience

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Comment from: catalina09, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: October 07

My fiance have been together for 8 years, we rarely argue and almost never have big fights. However one day I woke wanting nothing to do with him... he couldn't do anything right, everything he said was an insult, and I seriously considered finding my own apartment. I work in a male dominated field and am the only woman in my department, so normally i get on with men well, but I realized that I couldn't stand the thought of a man even speaking to me. Then a week or so later morning sickness kicked in... What a relief it was to find out I was pregnant!

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Comment from: alrsiler, 13-18 Female (Patient) Published: August 06

I'm 18 and experiencing lower back tugging pain, a lot of bloating, woke up my nipples were painful and around it was swollen. The foods I used to be obsessed with, I now think are nasty and it makes me gag. I am tired all the time, even though I am having 12 hours of sleep. I get massive headaches, and having cramps. I had these for bout 2 weeks now and when I do bleed its light. When I do have a period, it's not like what I'm experiencing now, its different, I know. I'm pregnant after going through what I've been through.

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Comment from: lilmama49072, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: July 31

I'm 22 years old and this is my first pregnancy. I've experienced "night sickness" not morning sickness, which seems weird to me but was told that it was a common thing. My mood swings have been awful. One minute I'm happy, the next I'm crying. Also, I have bloating in my abdominal area. I'm very nervous and excited at the same time.

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Comment from: 35-44 Female Published: June 30

Earlier this week, I threw up, started having tenderness, bloating, indigestion, sleeplessness, and all that good stuff that I usually get when my cycle is about to start. Well, I was a week late for my period and took a pregnancy test this morning, and it came back positive. I'm 40 and my husband is 46, and this will be our first. I woke his butt up and told him it was his fault, and he was very happy to be blamed.

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Comment from: wantingorwaiting, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: May 18

I believe that I am a person that ovulates earlier than normal. My children seem to be larger than the average baby for the weeks accounted for after a missed period. This leads me to question some symptoms I have experienced this month. I had the nausea and vomiting a week ago two weeks after my cycle. I have the bloating, fatigue and tiredness, frequent urination and sometimes dizziness. My mood swings lately go from stressed and not being able to sleep which is why I am typing this at 3:35 am. I will be 40 in a couple of months and my baby is 16. I had to have one tube removed because of an ectopic pregnancy that went longer than it should because I was still having a period, so I am not sure what is going on. Have not missed a period yet, but feel that something is taking place within my body.

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Comment from: fe, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: February 18

With pregnancy I'm feeling fuzzy with a light headache, fatigue, tiredness and flutters in the abdomen.

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Comment from: vaishali, 13-18 Female (Caregiver) Published: February 04

I am 18 years old. I think I 'm pregnant because I got a positive result in tests. I suffer from headache, back pain, leg pain and I am feeling tired.

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