Constipation

Early pregnancy symptom

The chart

Comparison of how often this symptom is experienced by pregnant vs non-pregnant women.

 


After implantation (9 dpo+)
experiencing this symptom
increases
the probability of pregnancy

 


Overall (during the luteal phase)
experiencing this symptom
does not impact
the probability of pregnancy

 

 

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About this symptom

Constipation

Increasing levels of hormones cause the muscles in your digestive tract to relax, thus slowing down the whole process including bowel functions. This increase in hormone levels can also cause gas, bloating and nausea.

 

Summary of chart

An explanation of the affect on the probability of pregnancy for each day past ovulation or group of days.

0 dpo - 3 dpo

Slightly decreases probability of pregnancy

4 dpo - 12 dpo

Does not significantly affect probability of pregnancy

13 dpo - 16 dpo

Slightly increases probability of pregnancy

17 dpo - 18 dpo

Does not significantly affect probability of pregnancy

 

Detailed breakdown by DPO

Shows data for days where differences are meaningful.

Day past ovulationPregnant vs non-pregnant
14 dpo 1.2 times more (+15%)
Understanding the data

Pregnant women experience this symptom the number of times listed as often as non-pregnant. The percentage listed refers to the percentage increase or decrease between pregnant and non-pregnant.

Visit the dpo chart pages to view most common and significant positive and negative indicators of pregnancy for each day past ovulation.

 

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Comments

What women are saying about this symptom.

MidnightMystery  12 months ago
5days terrible constipation finally emptied bowels feel very sore also low abdoninal bruised feeling

Christip  1 year ago
12dpo very constipated for days, finally went today along with fever chills and nausea

caseybhatti   1 year ago
At 11dpo till 13dpo

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