Pregnancy Symptoms

From very early pregnancy symptoms that get you wondering whether you're pregnant, to symptoms you'll experience when you know you're pregnant, we'll help you sort through the many bodily and emotional changes you'll go through during pregnancy.

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Lightning Crotch Pain: Everything You Need to Know About the Uncomfortable Pregnancy Side Effect

Lightning crotch is characterized by sharp, shooting, and short-lived pain in the pelvis during the third trimester. Learn more about the causes and symptoms of this common pregnancy complaint.

Your Pregnancy Symptoms Week by Week

Check out this week-by-week pregnancy symptom timeline so you know what to expect while carrying a baby.

Pregnancy Symptoms You Can Get Before a Missed Period, on a Scale From Likely to No Way

From nausea to cramps, doctors weigh in on the likelihood of certain early pregnancy symptoms before a missed period—and the breakdown may surprise you.

Pregnancy Symptoms in Men Are Real—and They Have a Name

Couvade syndrome, also thought of as "sympathy pain" in men during pregnancy, has a wide range of possible symptoms, some of which—like mine—can be severe.

How Common Is It to Have No Pregnancy Symptoms? (Video)

A small percentage of women have made it to 20 weeks with presumably no pregnancy symptoms. Doctors explain how.

Signs You're Having a Girl: Old Wives' Tales vs. Science

Hoping to be a #girlmom or #girldad? According to old gender wives' tales, these pregnancy symptoms mean you may be in luck. But can they be trusted? We've consulted with a physician to get an expert opinion.

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Signs You're Having a Boy: Old Wives' Tales vs. Science

According to old gender wives' tales, these pregnancy symptoms may mean you're expecting a boy. But can they be trusted? We consulted medical experts to get their opinions on whether there's any truth to them.

Implantation Cramps vs PMS Cramps: How to Tell the Difference

It’s easy to confuse implantation cramps with normal PMS cramps. Learn about the differences to figure out if you’re experiencing signs of conception.  

Is It Implantation Bleeding or Your Period? Here's How to Tell

Medical experts explain implantation bleeding timing and how to tell if your spotting is an early sign of pregnancy or your monthly period.