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Does your uterus 'feel different' during early pregnancy?

I ask this question because I "feel" like I am pregnant.  My husband and I are TTC and I have some symptoms of pregnancy such as sore breasts, feeling really tired, a little nausea, etc.  I know these symptoms are also similar to an impending period.  It is too early for me to take a HPT, my period is not due until Oct. 4th or so.  I also have a habit of "tricking" myself into believing I am pregnant based on symptoms, only to be slightly disappointed when I get my period.  However one symptom is different from what I usually have before a period.  I have slight cramping, which is normal for me before a period, but my uterus also feels like "there's something in there."  I can't really describe the feeling, other than it feels "full" I guess.  Sorry for the lack of description.  Anyway, did anyone "feel anything" in the pelvic area when they were in early pregnancy?  Any info would be helpful.  Thanks!
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At 6 days before my period was due, I had absolutely no idea I was pg with both of my pregnancies.  With my DS I had no AF cramping at all, and I actually thought this meant I wasn't pg.  

Only time will tell.  Good luck and baby dust!!!!!!!!
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Even when I got my first positive on a home test, I could not have told you by the way I felt that I was preggers.  (And it was twins, so if you could feel something in the uterus, it sure seems like two would do it.)  AF-coming symptoms could include a feeling of congestion in the uterus, too, so I wouldn't refine too much on how your uterus is shaping up.  Also, so far from when AF is due, the blastocyst would just be implanting now, and that would not affect your uterus's shape yet.  That said, AF-coming symptoms are almost identical to baby-coming symptoms, so I hope this is your month, or next one if not this one.  Good luck!!!!  Annie
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Thanks everyone for the helpful comments.  I'm beginning to think that all of these symptoms just mean i'm getting my perod.  Surprisingly, i'm not that diappointed.  My husband and I have only been TTC for a month or two....so I have time before I really need to begin worrying.  I find similarities in my comments and other people's comment on this board in that it seems we want someone to tell us we are pregnant before we get a positive hpt.  wishful thinking i guess.  lots of baby dust to everyone!
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I am currently pregnant with #4 and I can honestly say that I probably felt something like what you are describing but probably no earlier than around 5 or 6 weeks with all babies. I didn't feel that sensation prior to getting a positive test though. I certainly wish you all the best and hope you do eventually become pregnant but sooooo many women on this and the Maternal board ask similar questions when awaiting to do a hpt to see if they're pg. You admitted that you have tricked yourself on occasions into believing you have many pg symptoms only to end up getting AF and I hate to say it but it's possible that this is another of those occasions and if AF does come then it may be a sensation you won't get an answer to. But for your sake I hope it's a positive!!!
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HEy i know just how u feel i have had the exaxt same symptoms and everyone i have talked to really thinks im pregnant even my doctor. but yea hit me up with some feed back if u would like
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I am going threw the same thing. i want to be pregnant so bad. I make up systems in my head. I have one child and it took two months to get pg. I am spoiled. I am tring again. The first month i messed up again and tried to early. I am tring again and I am to scared to take a test and see a negative sign. It can be very upseting. This time i feel something in my pelvic area it feels heavy and when i rub it it feels like something is there.  
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I have had 2 negatives and my belly is getting bigger I am not that big and my period was light and clear with a red/pink tint for 3 days it was like that the first day i didnt need a pad it was so light and the second day it was a little more so I put one on and the third day it turned brown and went off so my boyfriend thinks I am but it has been negative so much I have almost lost hope
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I have also had something similar happen, my husband and I have been TTC for 3 years now with no luck. as far as we know there is no reason we cannot get preg so we still have an emense ammount of hope!
Many times I have tricked my mind into thinking I was pregnant and even once had  a false positive on a home test (very rare so ofcorse it would happen to me lol) only to be dissapointed when I found out otherwise. but this time it is diff, smells and tastes are different to me, subway smells like garbage to me and strawberries taste like they are made with sweet & low and many other odd smells and tastes, and my period instead of being a steady 6-7 days was 4 days long and 2 days of that was pinkinsh brownish spotting and the other 2 days was barely enough for a regular tampon. could this be it...??
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i have been doing the same thing that you have been doing. i have had so many times that i though i was prego. and one disapointment after another i would get a negeative. i would even buy the hpt thathave 3 in them and take one every week just incase i was a week to early.

when i read your question i though it was interesting b/c im going though the same thing. it is the only symptom that all the other times, was not present. but i dont kow either.... im really scared to take it. and just like you i dont want it to be neg. again.
let us konw what happens and ill do the same.

MYBE YOUR GOOD LUCK WILL BE OURS TOO!!!!!!
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My period is about 3 weeks late and I've taken 5 pregnancy tests and they all came up negative.  I'm having all the symptons but yet the tests just put me down.  I think that, if I am, that I'm 2 months along and my lower abdomin (abdomen) is slightly bigger right around where my uterus is suppose to be.  I've never been pregnant before and I'm 18.  My fiance left a month ago for basic training for the Army.I'm not really under stress just excited for graduation.  Can any body please, please, PLEASE!!! help me....
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Hi everyone im Bryttney and this is my first time here. Im wondering if anyone could help me out wit my problem. My fiance and I are trying to get pregnant. We've been having unprotected sex and he ALWAYS finishes in me. Ive had pregnancy symptoms such as: light cramping, dehydrated, frequent headaches, feeling tired and sick, moody, tender breast and sore nipples, and I missed a period last month in june but it showed up about 4 days early in this month of july but it wasn't a normal period. It was light bleeding, very little to no cramping, it lasted for 2 days and the color went from dark red to brown. Ive been feeling small and mild movements in my lower stomach and its swollen as if im bloated and my uterus is swollen, noticeably. Ive also been sleeping more than I ever have! My fiance thinks im pregnant and I wanna think that too but ive had 2 negative pregnancy tests. I really wanna be pregnant and I just wanna feel a lil more comfortable before a go to a doctor and receive BAD news. HELP ME!
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Wow Cookie,
   Sounds like you really need to see a Dr. If you are not Pregnant than you may have a health issue to worry about.
We sometimes hate to face reality but truth is honey if youare not pregnant now have faith and you will have your child eventually. But in the mean time please see a dr.
Oh and counselin can't help either. If you don't hear what you want from the dr. you may become deppressed or something. So speaking to a stanger mey feel really good.
Hope all is well. God bless and best wishes always to you and your Fiance.
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this makes me feel so much better because i thought i was the only one with this problem. ive been trying to get prego for about a 1 1/2 to 2 years now. i was on the depo shot 1 year before i started trying, and i heard that it takes the same amount of time you were on it, to regulate your cycle. so im kindof worried..i had my period 2 weeks ago and i feel heavy down there and im constipated..sometimes i feel sick to my stomach and i just want to be pregnant.
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I had the same feeling felt heavy an bloated in the uterus area nw I've never had that before a period before do knew something was up ..... and now an 7 weeks pregnant that feeling is if uterus adjusting an moving go make room soon settles and morning sickness kicks in lol x
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hi i have been diagnosed with pcos and been marid 10 years and thats about how long we have been ttc. was on clomid  and did ovulate for a while and then still no luck.  Its heartbreaking wen one thinks ur pregnant and u becum so excited only to find that ur period has ***.  i am not on any medication anymore i guess that i have had so many disappointments in ttc that i guess theres no hpe anymore.  my period however has been normal for the last couple of months and i have recently discovered that at the end of april  i had a pinkish stain on my underwear but lasted for only 1 day and didnt *** back again.  now i have been feeling menstruation cramps for 1 week now and it feels like its gona *** anytime but theres nothing until this very moment. Im sure that im not pregnant even if my heart really once it to be. but im just happy that atleast im not alone in this and there are other women with similar stories.
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Hi, This is my first time im pregnent  with 3 monts and im really very nervous an dconfused... Though my husband keeps on serching the net for various cautions but still it makes me feel nervous. Im  working so sometimes i get mornin sickness other time i dont.... though therez a lot of chenges in my body...and i get very bad mood swings.. whats the best time to visit a doctor? Please suggest
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My husband and I have been TTC for a year.  Back in January I was a week late and thought i was pregnant.  my boobs were sensitive, smells bothered me, and i felt sick every other night.  then AF came.  well this time around i dont have any of the other symptoms but my uterus feels different.  it feels like its brusied or like mild cramps.  AF should be here in 11 days and i never get cramps with AF.  Last night i felt sick and had really bad heart burn.  could i be pregnant?
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im 18 years old and im researching because i feel like i may be pregnant. first off my stomach just feels heavy so heavy that i cant suck it in or stick it out. lol i have been having stomach pains and cramping along with being more gassy than usual. this is really embarassing to say but we are all women pressing the same issue so i have also had diarrhea only now the diarrhea is gone and now i have become constipated. im also noticing that i am very emotional and very quick to cry about evry little thing. can anybdy help me and give some thoughts on if i could be pregnant along with some advice???
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Ok so since you wrote this 5 years ago, did you turn out to be pregnant?  I feel the same way right now!!!!!
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I was on the depo for a year and have been off for a year now. Me and my bf are not trying to get pregnant but I am now two weeks late for my period, since the depo my periods have never been regular, but they have never been 2 weeks late either.
I'm laying in my bed at night and it just feels like my uterus is full like you had mentioned.
I took a pregnancy test to early because I calculated when my period was due wrong and then one shortly after my period was due.
Going to pick up more tomorrow and see if there really is something making my uterus 'full'.
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I am going through the same thing...I had the implantation bleeding (very light and very light pink) tired all the time. My uterus always feels weird and sometimes hurts,Etc. My mom and the baby daddy thinks I am. Just haven't taken a test yet. I'm afraid to bc I want to be and afraid its going to say negative :/
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Hi, my name is Angela. I think I may be expecting : ) I feel a little tired and bloated sometime's, especially when I eat. I have some cramping and my belly feel's very sensitive to touch? I have no nausea or sickness. But, I had my period on the 30th of March. It is now the 24th of April. I am so confused and sometime's I really think I am pregnant and sometime's I think I'm not : ( Please, someone give me advice. I NEED AN ANSWER! Thank you :))
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Hi, MommyOf2_2012!  I have never been pregnant, and just like a lot of other ladies on here, I am wanting a baby so badly that sometimes I "feel" pregnant, but never am...Anyway, I am feeling the same way.  My stomach is sensitive to touch also.  I feel like my uterus is heavy most of the time.  I can't lay on my side without propping myself up.  My breasts have been tender, but no change in size.  My period isn't for another 2 weeks.  I'm rather confused just as you are!  You have had babies before, right?  You didn't feel this way with the others?  I just don't know what to do...
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talk to your doctor about starting metformin. It is a diabetes med but i tried it a few years ago after the same diagnosis and I now have a perfect 4 year old... Good luck, praying for you...
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TTC? My fiancé and I are looking at loads of forums and don't know what half the acronyms are :-|
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Hi. I am going thru the same thing here. my last period was on november the 5th.. today is january the 2nd. still no period..i feel tired al the time..going constantly to pee.and eating alot..and i get alot of mild headaches..last month i had very light pinkish discharge.for 2 days then turn like brownish..i though i was gonna have the period but it never came..i did 2 home pregnancies test. both came up negative..but i feel like a have something inside my uterus..and when i have sex. i feel sored from my lower abdomen.and lower back.i already have 2 kids..but never felt this way with their pregnancies. i am confused.
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please i hope someone answer al ds questios soon cos i fel more like some ladies here.myu terus feels heavy, i feel sick , fell like throwing up but doesnt come thru, i have serious headache sometime and this goes before i get o a doctor. i really hope am preggy.dnt want to get anoda negave result.............tanx
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Well i think i might be pregnant . At first i was feeling full then a couple days later i started to feel like little gas bubbles in my lower abdomin (abdomen). I recently got my period but im still feeling these little movements in my lower stomach and when i lay.down i feel slight pain and pressure in my lower back i took 2 pt test both negative but could they be false could i be pregnant?
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I have had weird sensations too. I've felt nauseaus from sun down to sun rise, my stomach has gotten a little bigger and a tiny bit harder, and I haven't changed any of my eating habits. The first couple weeks, all I was craving was cheese. Now I'm having itchy skin all over (which I read can happen in early pregnancy). I took a hpt, and it came back negative. But I still have this feeling that I could be pg. Drs appt in the am! :)
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metformin will get you pregnant!!
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