Knowing the signs of pregnancy from the beginning will make it easier for mommy to prepare the welcoming of this special period. By knowing the characteristics of the pregnancy, mommy will be able to provide appropriate food for pregnant women and have adequate nutrition for babies and mommy’s health.
Nausea and Vomiting
The signs that pregnant woman experienced can be seen from the habit of nausea or even vomiting. Women who are married and suddenly often experience nausea and vomiting usually are in a condition of being pregnant. Nausea and vomiting occur within a period of 3 months from the beginning of pregnancy. This is normal and mommy does not need to worry. On the contrary mommy needs to be happy because in the end, the long-awaited baby will be born during this time.
This symptom is commonly referred as early morning sickness. It is said morning because the process of vomiting in women who are pregnant can take place anytime during the day. Nausea and vomiting are also considered by some of the people as a normal thing occurring during pregnancy. The period of nausea and vomiting will disappear by itself when the first trimester of pregnancy period is over, but there are some women who need a longer period in order to eliminate the feeling of nausea and vomiting completely.
Changes in Body Shape and Everyday Habits
Other pregnancy signs that mommy needs to know is that pregnant woman would be more sensitive to odors. For those who used to be like a pungent odor, whether it from perfumes or of other fresh smell, will certainly be uncomfortable to breathe during the period of pregnancy.
The scents on the contrary would cause discomfort for pregnant women. This occurs due to increased estrogen levels that exist in the body of the pregnant woman. Then, signs of pregnancy can also be seen from the changes in the physical form of the woman, her belly will be bloated. Sometimes even the clothes that worn by pregnant women will feel tight at the waist, but the fetus is still not too big.
Significantly, the frequency of urination and defecation in pregnant women will increase. The cause of this is due to the increased volume of blood and fluid in the body. As a result of fluid that processed in the kidneys also rises and boils down to mommy’s secretion channel. This symptom appears at week 6 until the first trimester of pregnancy. Frequency of urination will also increase along with the increasing of gestational age that will suppress mommy’s bladder.