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I took a home pregnancy test yesterday and again this morning. Both clearly positive. My period was only a week late before I forced myself to take the test, and my symptoms seem to run in line with pregnancy. But if my math is correct, I'm only 3 weeks pregnant. I've been very nauseous, crampy, and my breasts have been very sore. Does this seem right? Do women get these symptoms THIS really? I started getting the symptoms last week.
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5251716 tn?1365719074
If your period is a week late then you would be about 5weeks pregnant. Docs add on 2weeks. Pregnancy technically starts the first day of your last period.
I found out i was pregnant 1week before i missed my period and i was 3weeks.
I believe women get symptoms that early and some earlier. I never had symptoms with either of my pregnancies other that discharge so Im not too sure.
Congrats on your pregnancy!!! :)
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As danika said drs go from the first day of your last period so you will be about 5 weeks pregnant. I started getting very clear pregnancy symptoms at 4 weeks this pregnancy. Congratulations!
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5830210 tn?1375133732
Being that ours was planned and I knew literally the day I got pregnant,  I started getting symptoms about 3-4 weeks. Not sure if that was psychological or not but I knew for sure at 4 weeks. Good luck and congrats!
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So even if the day of conception was September 30th, they're going to say I'm further than I am? Interesting. Thank you all and good luck. I'm so nervous!
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Yeah, your pregnancy starts from the first day of your last period. So you are 5 weeks. I found out a week before my period so I was 3 weeks pregnant. Everyone has different symptoms, and they do start early. My first symptom was migraines. I only get migraines during pregnancy so that promoted me to take a test, low and behold I am pregnant! 24 weeks now :)
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I started having symptoms super early with this pregnancy. I tested just a week late and had already been experiencing swollen and tender breasts and a queasy feeling in the mornings before breakfast for at least two weeks.
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With Me I Have Extra Long Cycles So I Started My Period Sept 1 I Ovulated On Sept 21 And Got A Positive The day Before My Period Was due On October 3. So Because I Can Tell My Dr When I Ovulated He Will Base My Due Date Off That 21St Date And Then Add 2 Weeks. They Will Always Add 2 Weeks. But Then Will Do An Ultrasound Normally To Date The Pregnancy And Make Sure Everything Matches up.
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Thank you all... This is my first pregnancy, and my partner (who I've only been seeing briefly but have known for quite some time) and I are actually getting excited. I think that, that alone is a great sign for us.
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Both of my bfps came after my period was one week late.
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