The Strange, Unusual and Uncommon Very Early Signs of Pregnancy

Posted on August 2nd, 2008. Written by .

You can do a search in any search engine and find hundreds of websites with a list of the most common early signs of pregnancy… but how many of them list the lesser known or the strange? Well based on information provided by CTP members using the VEP Symptom Tracker, we have compiled the data of what symptoms are experienced and when, including the obscure and less talked about signs. These are statistics based on real women who tracked their very early signs and symptoms right from the day of conception!

Here is a list of symptoms that you may never have attributed to pregnancy! Now that it’s on a list (and supported by hundreds of women) you can! :)

Are you trying to conceive? Do you want to track your early signs and symptoms during the seemingly endless two week wait and find common symptoms with women who became pregnant? Then you absolutely must become a CTP member!

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  1. hey

    im a 23 year old and lately i have been feeling kinda weird, im sleepy and tired most of the time, eat a lot, have this cramps, and my periods for the past 2months have been for just oneday the next the is nothing even if i can have sex nothing will come and i took a pregnancy test the first month of my period but it come out negative. My partner and i do not use a condom we want a baby. im scared to do the test cause i so love the feeling that i could be preg. is it possible that im pregnant?

  2. I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend like 3 or 4 weeks ago before my period. Afterwards I started waking up with and having headaches nosebleeds. I’ve been extremely tired waking up from sleeping and through out the day. And sharp stomach pains I’m pregnant or something?

  3. So I have been married since June 23rd, and I am not on birth control and I don’t use condoms… (I know, dumb) but I had a super light period that ended on the 7th of July. But now I am having 6 of the symptoms above. I typed in my symptoms to google, and everything that came up has to do with being pregnant. From the time of having these symptoms, how long do you have to wait to take a pregnancy test..?

    • If you believe you conceived prior to the “period” you had ending July 7th then you would be able to take a pregnancy test now. If the results are negative you could wait another week and test again.

  4. my boyfriend and i had sex last week and my stomach has been hurting he told me he cummed inside me, and i would experience light bleeding one day then the next day it’s gone. am i pregnant?

  5. Ok so I am trying to have a bAby since after I was told I was cured after having cancer so I’m hoping someone can help me so I had unprotected sex two days before I started ovulating an now it’s four day now an for the last too I’ve been with a stuffy nose an throwing up an very sleepy could I be pregant? An e feeling very early pregnancy symptoms or is it just me having a summer cold?

  6. Ok so I am 29 and i have been on birth control since november 2013. The last month or two i have been have unusual symptoms. I didnt get my period but just assumed it was from the hormones in the birth control. I took a pregnancy test but it came up negative so i started the next pack of pills. the last few weeks i have been fatigued, have cramping, nausea, dizziness, over active bladder, and breast swelling. Is it possible that the test could have been wrong? I feel crazy to even be thinking pregnany but i dont know what else it could be.

  7. Hello, I know this post was quite some time ago but this is the only website I figured that could really help me! I’m 19 turning 20 in a few months I’ve been with my boyfriend for a long time and we’ve only just started having sex as I didn’t want to rush into anything. Anyway I’ve been having a lot of belly ache and my body just aches all the time, I’ve had a lot of vaginal discharge and going to the toilet more frequently than normal, I’ve been feeling sick, tired wanting to sleep continuously and I’ve been very moody and lately started having nose bleeds. I haven’t had regular periods since I started, but I usually come on for a week then miss two months and come on, i was due to come on a few weeks ago and I didn’t but recently I had a very dark period that was a really nasty brown colour. I’ve took a few home test but they have all came back negative, could some one help me. Could I be pregnant or is their something wrong that I should seek drs help with?

    Thanks you so much if some one replies :*

  8. Hy every1 am new here. I just want to know if I have a problem with my period or I might be preg. My period this month came early and it only lasted 1 and half day but usually last 4 days and I keep having diarrhoea,feel like could vomit and I pee a lot. But I took preg test today it was negative. Pleas I need your advise. Or I should wait 4 another week and take another home preg test or? Please help

  9. Hello. I am having some confusing things going on right now. I have never had a “normal” period cycle ever.. My husband and I have been TTCing for over a year now and no luck since we miscarried last year.. lately I have had heartburn everyday, fatigue more than normal(I work 6 days a week) , sick everyday at different times of day, stomach flutters that I know is not normal. I am 31yrs old with an 11 year old.. I have taken 5 urine tests all negative and a blood test negative as well… I am loosing my mind.. I have never experienced anything like this before. So, i dont know what to think or do.. Any suggestions would be helpful,, thanks in advance

  10. Hey gals..need to post this I had my period on the 12 of june finished on the 15 and had unprotected sex on the 17….since den I have being having constant headache and bloating a little and having little cramps here and dere am expecting my period soon do am worried is dis a sign of pregnancy or just pre menstrual symptoms

  11. I’m 16 and my boyfriend and I have recently become sexually active. About 2 weeks ago, we got together and…. yeah. But the thing is, he wasn’t “wrapped” and I was basically teasing him by keeping “it” just on the outside of my vagina. He ejaculated pretty much right on top of my vagina. Sice then, I had my period but it was 2 weeks early and redish brown and thick. Also, I have been having dizzy spells, cramping in my lower back, slight headaches, bloating, my feet hurt when I’m on them for too long, I have been having what I think is weirder cravings but idk… I’ve been a little more thirst than usual, and I’ve noticed that I’ve been peeing more than usual.. am I pregnant???

  12. Hi im 17 my name is maya….i wake up feeling weird and dizzy i been having diarrhea which is not nornal i have had sore breast every here and then i stay up late now i havent been tired…. i have hot flashes sometimes……i been eating alot going to the bathroom alot i been cramping every once in a while and have this weird nasty taste in my mouth when i burp do you guys think i am pregnant or am i just trippin out?

  13. Hi! I had intercourse during the time I could get pregnant. I usually have my period on the 28 but now I’m two days late! About 3 weeks ago I had light pink bleeding for two days only, since then my belly has been feeling bit crampy . I also have light back pain . Basically period symptoms but nothing. I felt my period started but when I went to the bathroom I saw white creamy discharge?i searched up everything I could but nothing seems to answer my stuff. I’ve also got sore breasts which is also a period symptom. I now have a weird pressure at the bottom of my vagina. I don’t know what to do help.!!:(

  14. I haven’t had my period since the end of April and it is now the end of June. Love took two hpt and both came negative. I’ve had some symptoms such as feeling tired all the time and every morning I feel like I have to puke but I never do. I’ve been having lower back pain and I had cramping in my legs that lasted 3 days. I’m having cramping in my feet and someday I’ll have cramping / bloating feeling in my stomach I’ve had a weird metallic taste in my mouth and I just want to eat everything. But I’ve lost 5 pounds. I’m always uncomfortable at night when I’m trying to sleep and I’ve been having more then usual discharge coming out. My fiancee and I have been having intercourse alot lately so I don’t know if that could be the reason why but my vaginal area has been thrawbing alot more then usual. Can I be pregnant? I’ve had two children and with both I had that feeling I was pregnant and right when I missed my period I took a hpt and both children it came out positive and I had the more common symptoms like morning sickness and boobs hurting so I don’t know. Can someone help me please

  15. Hello, im 17, me and my boyfriend broke up about 4 months ago, my periods have been a week early every month, ive also been having more pain with cramps than normal, ive been craving sugar and certain salty foods but i feel nauseated most of the time, i smoke cigarettes but they recently started making the nausea worse, i got sick early one morning around 6am but i thought maybe it was just a stomach bug.. what do you think?

  16. Hi I’m 19 years old and a few weeks ago my boyfriend came into town we had sex almost every day protected and unprotected I started my period on the 20th but the day before I ha a lot of discharge but little dots of blood no cramping what so ever then on the 20th I started my period and the cramping was light but it is not day 3 and there’s no bleeding I usually last a week or more on my period but when I stand up I feel dizzy my legs feel sore no cramps I feel kinda nausea really tired could I be pregnant? Although the bleeding started they day after my expected period but around 2 weeks after conception could I be pregnant I’m so confused

  17. Hi im 23and I have a 15month old baby girl. I was always irregular up until i had given birth to my bby girl now, every month i have been regular pretty much or i’ve come on a period every month. I am sexually active with no bc and i had also quit bf this past march.
    ANYWHO- I am now two weeks late, and i stumble across this website and reading i laughed to myself because last week i was having nose bleeds and wouldn’t even be hot, nor would anything be bothering me. I now have vivid strange dreams, and my gums are now bleeding. When my bby goes to sleep she lays on my stomach and is out for the count.
    I’m writing this because not every pregnancy is the same and with her i was irregular and had a heavy period.
    I dnt like going to docs and don’t want to spend money on hpt and waste it.
    help anyone>>>????

  18. I’ve been on the depo injection for about a year and 2 weeks ago i had unprotected sex and all this week ive been feeling nauseated, fatigued and ive lost my appetite. However ive been craving a lot of cigarettes and when i have one i suddenly don’t want it. Ive been dizy a lot and have so much more discharge than normal. Ive done 4 home pregnancy tests and theyve all come up negative. I feel like i am pregnant but I’m not sure, can anyone help me?

  19. I just turned 16 may 8 my last period was around the beginning of march and around that time i was messing around with my boyfriend he came but i was wearing spandex and underwear i think some might have gotten on the spandex and around the beginning of may i threw up, I’ve been having lower back pain, and craving a lot of things i have also been feeling a bit tired.. I’m really worried SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME!! /.\

  20. I’m 19 years old… I’ve been having weird cramps before/during/after my period… I’ve gained a lot of weight in the past few months and its relly shocking… My breasts feel tender there are times where they get really sore… I get thirsty a lot… I sweat n my temperature has rised a bit… I get headaches… I bloated stomach… Gas… Cramps on the lower back sumtimz its seems hard to be able to walk bt i stil get my period… Is there a possibility that i could be pregnant??

  21. Im worried i might be pregnant, i’ still young, but i was with a guy about 3 maybe 4 weeks ago(i had been seeing him for awhile before it happend) and he came inside me, we had unprotected sex, and i am not on any form of birth control, i got my period a few days ago, but have been havin really bad cramps for a few weeks now and i am having alot of trouble sleeping, i feel tired alot and my breast’s are sore to touch and feel very heavy, i took a test and it came back negative and im worried i took it too soon? I have been feeling nauseous everyday since we had sex, iv been smoking more than usual and its worrying me incase i am pregnant, but i read that some woman can get cravings for cigarettes whilst pregnant? Im not sure if im just worrying over nothing or if there is something wrong?!?

  22. I am irregular and my boyfriend nut in me on the 11th of March. To day is the 25th of April and all this week I been having diarrhea, I been vomiting, I spotted for three days, and my stomach feel like it is pulling and hurt to lay on it. Also I haven’t been eating anything cause the food don’t seem to have a taste to it. I am wondering what’s wrong with me?

  23. Well i havent had a period in 2 months. Lastnight i felt really sick to my stomach , i was cooking dinner and i felt really sick but i was hungry so i ate, i couldnt eat more but i was really hungry so i did.i was nauseous the whole time. Ive had frequent urination, i get up at nights every day just to go to the bathroom. Me and my boyfriend have unprotected sex all the time , we do it at least 3 or 4 times a week. Really tired at times, get headaches and my blood pressure goes down at times. Feel dizzy and crave spicy things. What can it be ? Weve been wanting a baby , and im hoping i am.

  24. Need some help.
    I had unprotected sex a day after my period and a week later I vomited 3 times and fainted, I feel dizzy all the time, and my face has been breaking out a lot more than usual.
    My ovulation day already passed for this month and I haven’t missed my period, I have taken a pregnancy test and came out negative but I’m still to early to tell.
    I also crave food and sometimes want to like to the smell of food.
    My stomach does get bloated & I’ve been having diahrea for the past 2 days. I also have a creamy white discharge on my undies. I also have been having soar breast for the past 2 and a half weeks, could I be pregnant ? I feel like I am, and a lot of people have been asking me bc of the way I’ve been feeling for the last week and a half.
    Kinda worried bc I do smoke.
    I’ve been feeling like this since a couple days after my last period. So I don’t think it’s not normal. Never felt like this before.

    • Are your periods normally on time? Have you looked into PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)? I have PCOS and I feel like this when my hormones are out of whack. I am 31 and never really had acne until I was diagnosed with PCOS. Sometimes, before/with my period, I get really strong symptoms of cravings, dizziness, nausea, bloating, etc (alot of your listed symptoms). I’d talk to your doc about it, JIC. Good luck!

  25. Hey,
    My husband and i have been trying to.concieve our first baby. I was on the pill 11years and i have been off the pill 4months now. Recently I have noticed my nipples are bigger, cramping in stomach, really bad gas, headaches, hot n cold flushes and bad flu recently plus diarrohea every morning for last 4days, no appetite, period is several days late too. Could I be preg?

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