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. I’m 5 days late on my period an having some strange symptoms. I do already have a 6 month old child an I only experienced a few of the signs I have now but they wasn’t prominent enough for me to know as I was atleast 6 wks pregnant with my last child. I have be experiencing insomnia an fatigue, specific cravings frequent urination runny an blocked nose but not due to a cold an for several days i been experiencing swollen an sore gums. I did a pregnancy text bout a week ago an was negative does anyone have any advice please I am 20 years old an not on birth control thank you :)

  2. My boyfriend and I have sex all the time. The last few months my period has been unregular. I’m on birth control pills but was taking antibiotics and he came in me and the last 2 nights he has also witch that’s 2 or more times a day/night. Now when we have sex my lower part of my stomach hurts so bad I wanna cry. I’m 18 and I’ve been on the pills for 7 years now. Could I be pregnant??

  3. Hey, I am Alexis. I’m 18 years old and been with my boyfriend for a while now. My period came on September 1, 2014 and I had sex September 17 but I had my next period October 1, 2014. I have had the frequent urination, dizziness, heat flashes, and my stomach has been hurting for 3 days. Could I be pregnant?

  4. Hi ladies! About 9 days ago I had brown bleeding(not even enough to soak a tampon or pad, just enough to show up on it), this lasted for about 5 days, since I have noticed cramps thru my abdomin into my back but it’s only on occasion. I’m moody to the point that little things tick me off and I have to remind myself I’m over reacting. I am feeling naseous and throwing up small Amohnts of stuff in my mouth, like acid reflux kind of. I’m tired but can’t sleep at night without really trying. I have been off birth control since April and have been having unprotected sex since September 4, 2014, but he uses the pull out method(which I know doesn’t always work, and we are both ok with that) I’ve took a pregnancy test 3 days ago and it was negative. What’s going on with me????

    • I have also been noticing after I per I get really dizzy/lightheaded, and I cry very easily at certain things(not a full on cry, just a whimper)

  5. Hi there, I have been feeling nauseas for a few days now, I’ve been having hot flashes, cramps. My sense of smell is heightened and for the past two days smoking has made me feel sick so I have stopped. I have taken two pregnancy tests, one in the morning with my first urination and the other in the afternoon. four days apart, they both came back negative. I have been constipated and had tender nipples last week which have gone away now and side and uterus pain this week. I am now two weeks late. Can you please explain to me what else could be going on if I’m not pregnant?

  6. Hi there, I have been feeling nausea’s for a few days now, I’ve been having hot flashes, cramps. My sense of smell is heightened and for the past two days smoking has made me feel sick so I have stopped. I have taken two pregnancy tests, one in the morning with my first urination and the other in the afternoon. four days apart, they both came back negative. I have been constipated and had tender nipples last week which have gone away now and side and uterus pain this week. I am now two weeks late. Can you please explain to me what else could be going on if I’m not pregnant?

  7. Hi, I’m 13 years old, me and my boyfriend had sex about a month ago, on the 4th of September, and I don’t feel very awake every day, I’m very dizzy, tired, in the morning I’m very Nauseness in the moring and I get a lot of cramps in my stomack and also I last had my period on the end of August, can I be pregnant, please help me??

  8. &I’m sorry I have a 4 year old already so I am fertil.. I hope it’s my month I would b the happiest lady iv ever been.. I will really appreciate any comments pls. Oh yes funny taste in my mouth 2day..

  9. Hi there lady’s, my partner & I have been tying 4 a year tears every month… this month iv had spotting browny pink on & off. 2day had bit more after I had a bath more like reddish brown but not full flow I usually have. Was due on yesterday but still only only very light on a panty linner. 2day iv noticed a funny smell in my nose it’s there a lot.. not very hungry slight nausea light on off cramps back ache, hot & cold flushes. The smell in my nose is very strange. I’m not really sure what’s happening but I can’t wait 2 hold my baby girl in my arms I am positive I’m pregnant even though I having done a test yet as I’m still bleeding which I’m sure is implantation bleeding. Oh yes my boobs have been sore on & off has anyone experienced any of my symptoms pls let me me as I would love some comfort. Thanx girls..

  10. Hi ladies, im 19 going on 20 and been ttc for almost 6months
    Over the last few weeks ive vomitted only twice , both at night but am constantly feeling nausious, ive still had my period but very light compared to normal, sore back and lower left side of my stomach aches a little and feels strange
    This past friday i had pink/brown spotting from about 7-10 pm only when i wiped , then nothing all saturday and now sunday my back is so.sore,my stomac is sore and i have what appears to be a light pink/red period no where near normal , im so confused and concerned and help?

  11. Hi.. I had my period sept 1. Did a blood pregnancy test on 6th and it was negative, started bleeding on 7th which stopped the next day. Am having slight backaches, stomach cramps every time i eat, stooling, feel sick when i get up from bed early mornings, and swollen breast. I even treated worm bt i still get hungry immediately after i eat. Pls i honestly dn’t understand what is going on, has anyone had this experience before. Am I pregnant?

  12. In August I had a regular period, 23-28 days and heavy bleeding like every month. September 12-14 my bf and I had sex and each time he finished inside. The following weekend, I had a very light period. Started off spotting, then on and off would come back then completely stopped. I feel so off tune with my body, if it makes sense lol. I don’t feel normal like I usually do. I’ve been pregnant before but I didn’t find out till I was 8 weeks. No symptoms at all! Lucky me, but my bf says he feels I’m pregnant because of the way I’ve been acting but I don’t know. I do have bad mood swings, the weird metallic taste, stuffy nose, my hips hurt and so does my incision. I want to test around the next period is due. Just weird cause no matter what, my period is always the same, so last months period threw me off.

  13. hi. im 17 and my boyfriend and i have been sexually active for a month or so, but i was 5 days late on my period, and when it came it was really bad, i had had a misscarraige a couple of years back, and thought maybe that was what was happening, we are both very upset, and hurt. but for the past couple days ive had a discharge, much when i was pregnant before, i am very moody, and have weird cravings, i also get weird lower stomach pain. i just dont know what to do… any advice would be appreciated (:

  14. I may just be going crazy its okay if I am but I want to see if anyone can help me. Ive been feeling very odd since aug ust. I could have sworn i was pregnant but I wasn’t and shoved it off my shoulder. Well it’s the end of September im due for period in a week and two weeks ago I drank with my hubby well come five am i got suck in the bathroom and I couldn’t leave after five shots .. . Yeah it could have been a bad batch but I’ve never gotten so sick drinking in my life.for the past month i cant stand the smell of black coffee, and ive been feeling odd stomach movements. ive tried to get over it and stand by the coffee to smell it because i use to love the smell i dont see why now all of a sudden i cant drink,smell,or think about it without getting neasuated. everytime i try i feel really sick and if wakes me up in the morning my tummy hurts and i have to get up to make it stop.fml.ive also noticed i want to cry about the stupiest things like a sad episode on tv thinking whats wrong with me and it just happens. i dont think its a phantom pregnancy because im not convinced im pregnant and two we are in no rush so mentaly im ok with it if im not id just like some answers becasue my doctor wont help she said maybe a stomach flu which would explain alot but it also dosent add up on why the neasuated feeling was stronger in august all the time including dizziness,backache,constipation(she said i should be having the oppiste due to the flu) i hadnt have my normal two weeks of september only coffee has made me sick feeling,i have little dizzy moments, and stronger stomach movments i cant really explain it its kinda like something trying to strech my tummy alittle,i also get a bubbles feeling running across my stomach,and in rare moments a dense pain on my right side.back hurts but that is probably due to gardening. i would just really love a answer becasue im confused and feel crazy and dont want to talk to anyone becasue my own friend laughed at me and told me not to worry well i tried that and its not going away, negative hpt five to be exact a blood test and all negative. if im pregnant great but im worried something is wrong with me and wanted to see if anyone has gone through this.

  15. End of my last period was September 9th … Last week I had really sore nipples .. this week I feel nauseous I gave a light bleed with brownish n pinkish … Minimal cramping if any at all and my gums have been bleeding …I’m not suppose to get my period till this Friday Oct 3rd

  16. Hello, I’m Heather. I’m 38. My cycle is 8 days late. I’ve only had very faint spotting. No more than a tsp, daily. It’s an odd color. Brown or rust colored I’d say. I have leg cramps, headaches, fatigue, and increased appetite. No breast soreness. Only a few twinges of cramps. Normally, my cycle is 7-9 days with intense heavy bleeding for 3-4. I’ve taken two HPT both are negative. I’ve only been pregnant once before, and he is 8. I knew with him. One week late and morning sickness kicked in UNTIL two days after he was born….Suggestions?

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