Diarrhea

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
decreases
the probability of pregnancy

 


Overall (during the luteal phase)
experiencing this symptom
decreases
the probability of pregnancy

 

 

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About this symptom

Diarrhea

Diarrhea in very early pregnancy is a result of the rising hormone levels, predominantly progesterone. Since extended periods of diarrhea can cause weakness and dehydration it is best to seek medical advice if it persists. These very same hormones can also cause constipation in some women.

Includes: Frequent and watery bowel movements; Includes increased bowel movements

 

Summary of chart

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

0 dpo - 2 dpo

Slightly decreases probability of pregnancy

3 dpo - 6 dpo

Does not significantly affect probability of pregnancy

7 dpo - 18 dpo

Slightly decreases probability of pregnancy

 

Detailed breakdown by DPO

Shows data for days where differences are meaningful.

Day past ovulationPregnant vs non-pregnant
0 dpo 1.2 times less (-17%)
8 dpo 1.2 times less (-14%)
9 dpo 1.2 times less (-15%)
10 dpo 1.2 times less (-14%)
11 dpo 1.2 times less (-14%)
12 dpo 1.2 times less (-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.

genevieve shelton  5 days ago
I have ibs.. so I dont really count this i go either way

peonies2107  12 weeks ago
I have a stomach flu. It started 15dpo with a lot of nausea and watery diarrhea. Now 16dpo, still sick, af late, still sore breasts.

SheEccentric  1 year ago
been having diarrhea every morning since ovulation 3dpo

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