20 Signs You Might Be Pregnant

Compiled by Lexi Walters.


Think you might be pregnant but aren’t sure whether it’s time to make a doctor’s appointment to find out for sure? Read a list of the very early symptoms of pregnancy.

The only way to tell for sure if you’re pregnant is by having a doctor perform a blood test or sonogram. (Just because you have the symptoms listed below doesn’t mean you’re expecting!) But if you need a place to start considering whether you are, here are 20 common signs you might be pregnant:

  • Skipped period
  • Tender breasts
  • Spotting between periods
  • Stretch marks
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Excess saliva
  • Darkening of the areolas, the skin around your nipples
  • Headaches
  • Bloating
  • Lightheadedness
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Stretching of pelvic ligaments
  • Backaches
  • Food cravings
  • Bluish tinge to the vagina and cervix
  • Food cravings
  • Stretch marks
  • Increased need to urinate

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