Having a baby is one of the most beautiful dreams of many couples throughout their lives. From the moment you decide to have a baby, every single thing that happens in your body It is possible to see the change as a sign of pregnancy. However, pregnancy also has its own symptoms, and if you read and examine what these symptoms are beforehand, you can get clues about your pregnancy.
When Does Pregnancy Start?
Pregnancy begins when the sperm from the man fertilizes the egg cell from the woman’s ovary during sexual intercourse. 8. After fertilization has taken place. the embryonic period until the end of the 8th week. The period from the week after conception until birth is called the fetal period.
Gestational age is calculated by counting the first day of the last menstrual period as the beginning of pregnancy. Weeks and days, not months, are used to calculate gestational age. In a healthy expectant mother, pregnancy lasts 280 days (40 weeks).
What are the Symptoms of Pregnancy?
The first of the most important signs of pregnancy is a delayed period. However, not all menstrual delays indicate pregnancy. Sometimes factors such as stress, hormonal disorders, diet, psychological state can also lead to delayed menstruation. If there are other signs of pregnancy besides a delayed period, pregnancy may be suspected.
Symptoms Suggesting Pregnancy
B hCG (pregnancy test) starts to increase immediately after fertilization has taken place. It reaches measurable levels in the blood about 1 week after fertilization. While a blood pregnancy test gives a clear result about whether there is a pregnancy, urine tests can be misleading. In particular, vaginal discharge or a urinary tract infection can cause a urine pregnancy test to give false results. If there is a delay in menstruation and suspicion of pregnancy, you will need to contact your doctor.
I wish you a healthy pregnancy at the desired time.