Log In | Sign Up Now! | Help & Support | Print Print This Page
   Day Past Ovulation 123456789101112131415161718    
View All Symptoms


Very Early Pregnancy Symptom

Symptom Details

Headaches in pregnancy tend to occur most frequently in the first trimester. Hormone levels rise dramatically in early pregnancy, and can contribute to headaches. Changes in your blood circulation and blood volume during pregnancy can cause increased pressure on your blood vessels. This increase requires greater fluid intake to counteract dehydration, which can be another cause of headaches. Be sure to get at least 8 glasses of water a day.

Low blood sugar could also be the culprit, be sure to eat a healthy well balanced diet, with adequate protein and iron intakes. Avoid foods that can trigger a headache: like chocolate, MSG, cheese and spicy foods. Other possibilities are stress and anxiety or not getting enough rest. Try to take time each day to relax and make sure you get enough sleep.

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.

Are you experiencing this symptom?
Start tracking your cycle, all of your symptoms, pregnancy tests and more!
Sign up for your free Countdown to Pregnancy account now

Are you experiencing Headache?

What Day Past Ovulation are you? Is this a new symptom?
  • 2 weeks ago » meljoe said:
    I'm 17dpo and I've had a headache for the last week!
  • 2 weeks ago » heatherm907 said:
    Hi ladies!! first post here, anyway...I ovulated on CD14 and ever since CD 14 I have had a headache that wont go away (CD20 now)
  • 3 weeks ago » mamax4 said:
    3 dpo major headache for the second night in a row.
  • 9 weeks ago » AlaskanWife said:
    4 or 5 dpo, neck ache and headache all day!
  • Jan. 23, 2017 12:54pm » RockayRoadz said:
    4 door. Eyes dry....Headache....Feel sick
  • View All Comments...

Add Your Comments - How are you feeling?

Are you experiencing Headache? What Day Past Ovulation are you? Is this a new symptom?
(Both fields are required. Comments: 140 character max)

Log in or Register to add your comments.