Pronounced Veins

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
the probability of pregnancy


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




About this symptom

Pronounced Veins

Some women report that they notice the sudden appearance of "road map" veins (more prominent blue veins) most often these are most apparent in the breasts. Because of an increased blood supply to your breasts, these veins may become more visible. Some women also notice a change in the appearance of veins all over their bodies, including arms, stomach and legs.

Includes: Also includes changes in the appearance of veins in arms, stomach and legs.


Summary of chart

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

0 dpo - 13 dpo

Does not significantly affect probability of pregnancy

14 dpo - 18 dpo

Slightly increases 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 (+16%)
15 dpo 1.2 times more (+17%)
17 dpo 1.2 times more (+16%)
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.




What women are saying about this symptom.

OhBoyOrGirl  5 years ago
Got the blue vains on boobs very noticeable. 8dpo

justkeira  6 years ago
15 dpo. I can see them and it was never there before.

Jessesgirl910   6 years ago
Blue veins on my chest...don’t think they were there before. I’m 5dpo.

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