Women, especially those trying to conceive, often wonder and ask: When do when pregnancy symptoms start? And if pregnancy symptoms appear before a missed period?
Women trying to conceive are eager to find out whether they are pregnant or not, sometimes a woman might feel pregnancy symptoms before a missed period. But the truth is early pregnancy symptoms cannot be felt until after six weeks of conceiving, so after a week or two weeks of a missed period.
Many wonder how to differentiate between PMS and pregnancy symptoms, there are symptoms that distinguish pregnancy from the period, such as:
The best time to take a pregnancy test is different depending on if the woman trying to conceive has regular or irregular periods. If periods are regular and happen at a fixed time each month, a pregnancy test can be done after one day of missing the period. It is worth mentioning that home pregnancy tests don’t offer 100% accurate results and it is advised to have a blood test to confirm the pregnancy.
If the period occurs before 28 or 30 days of the cycle, then in this case pregnancy tests can be done before the date of the last period. But it is recommended to wait until the exact date of the last period to take the test for more accuracy.
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