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How long after conception, does a women start seeing signs of pregnancy?

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lesliemeri20

Asked by lesliemeri20 at 10:35 AM on Jan. 6, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I think it's different for everyone. All the websites and books will tell you that it takes 4-6 wks or so, but I felt symptoms right after conception, I'm talking like days after conception. I felt nauseous (I never get nauseous and have only ever thrown up or dry-heaved about 3 times in my life), gassy, had diarrhea and bad period-like cramps. I knew something was off, but of course, it was way to early to test. I also felt really really bloated and just off in some way. It was so frustrating knowing but not knowing at the same time!
    danielp

    Answer by danielp at 10:41 AM on Jan. 6, 2009

  • I would think at the very least weeks or so. Like breast hurting, and starting on the sick thing. But as far as showing I think it is dif for everyone and depends alot on your size to.
    lovinmomto3

    Answer by lovinmomto3 at 10:41 AM on Jan. 6, 2009

  • just like my mother i felt symtoms the first week
    BallardMomma

    Answer by BallardMomma at 10:44 AM on Jan. 6, 2009

  • You will begin to feel different of course but some women will show 5 to 6 months from conception.pregnant bellyGood Luck!!!

    Butterfly1108

    Answer by Butterfly1108 at 10:49 AM on Jan. 6, 2009

  • Everyone is different. I felt symptoms around 7 weeks because I had morning sickness with all my pregnancies. My dd didnt have any really with her first until she was showing and could feel the baby moving.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 10:51 AM on Jan. 6, 2009

  • I had symptoms about a week after conception, but it's not uncommon to go a month or more without noticing anything.
    DragonRiderMD

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 11:08 AM on Jan. 6, 2009

  • My first pregnancy, a few days before my missed period. My current pregnancy, a few days after conception.
    GreekMama28

    Answer by GreekMama28 at 12:06 PM on Jan. 6, 2009

  • With my first I never go symptoms of pregnancy other than a missed period (which was actually not a good sign for me, since I missed a period the month before I got pregnant too).
    With my second, I started getting nausea at about 5 weeks. In my case, I had a toddler and wasn't eating well enough. As soon as I started to by attention to my eating habits, I was able to somewhat control my nausea. But that is my only "classic" sign.
    reflect1light

    Answer by reflect1light at 12:07 PM on Jan. 6, 2009

  • I was 3 weeks along when I first felt symptoms (started with really sore breast). I have a friend who usually does not feel symptoms till she is almost 12/13 weeks along. Everyone is different.
    vickwu

    Answer by vickwu at 12:39 PM on Jan. 6, 2009

  • With my first, my boobs started hurting within a week of getting pregnant. They never hurt like that when I was going to start my period, so I knew I was pregnant (we had been trying..) With my 2nd, I never felt any symptoms. It even took longer to get a positive on a pregnancy test. 17 days after getting pregnant, I started feeling nauseous and took another pregnancy test and it was positive. I got a positive after 14 days with my 1st. I'm sure it's different with every pregnancy!
    audreybreier

    Answer by audreybreier at 7:00 PM on Jan. 6, 2009

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