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Heartburn

Very Early Pregnancy Symptom

Symptom Details

Heartburn is typically associated with later pregnancy as the baby grows and takes up more and more space in the abdominal cavity, but the hormones produced in early pregnancy can also cause heartburn. Progesterone, which relaxes the smooth muscles of the uterus, may also relax the valve between the esophagus and the stomach, allowing stomach acid to travel back up to the esophagus, causing heartburn even in early pregnancy.

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?
  • 7 weeks ago » Kendragon0927 said:
    10 dpo. I had some honey BBQ sauce and am seriously regretting my life choices right now.
  • 8 weeks ago » LilyLight said:
    I can't remember the last time I've had heartburn. No diet change and suddenly the fires are a'burnin! I can hardly sleep.
  • Feb. 26, 2016 10:36am » cassmac1115 said:
    10 dpo and noticed very sudden heartburn...didn't eat dinner last night and had fruit for breakfast... hopefully pregnancy is the cause.
  • Jan. 18, 2016 7:00pm » Katie31 said:
    Notcing heartburn didnt eat nothing to cause it 13dpo
  • Jan. 18, 2016 2:04pm » MrsSeptemberPenguin said:
    Heartburn the last 2 days or sore on and off. Continuing today. 9DPO.
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