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Breasts Feel Heavy or Full

Very Early Pregnancy Symptom

Symptom Details

Breast changes can begin very soon after conception. Increasing levels of hormones cause increased blood flow and changes to the breast tissue. As milk ducts and milk-producing cells develop your breasts may feel swollen, tender or very sensitive to touch. You may also feel tingling, throbbing, burning sensation or itchiness. Your breasts may also grow in size, feel heavy or change in shape. As your body adjusts to the new surge of hormones any pain or discomfort should subside.

Comparison Chart

The chart below shows a comparison between the number of times this symptom was experienced by pregnant vs non-pregnant women.


**NOTE: Data for 15-21 dpo tends to be lower than expected as many women stop tracking symptoms after a positive pregnancy test.

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What Day Past Ovulation are you? Is this a new symptom?
  • 4 days ago » Kirmc0216 said:
    At 10dpo by boobs feel like water balloons af isn't due for another week
  • 5 days ago » Sam Bailey1 said:
    breast feel full with a little burning/itchyness @ nipples dpo 11
  • 5 days ago » ojitosdivinos1980 said:
    I'm 10 DPO and no symptoms just my breast a bit fuller but no pain
  • 2 weeks ago » Older mama said:
    9dpo. Breasts are full and barely fit in my bra. They have a burning sensation also.
  • 2 weeks ago » Bfringer said:
    Dpo 8. Totally thought it was my bra... But it's not
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