Backache

Early pregnancy symptom

You may suffer from backaches in early pregnancy because of the softening of supporting ligaments and disks caused by an increase in the hormone progesterone. If you develop a urinary tract infection while pregnant this too can cause backaches.

 

 

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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Summary of chart

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

0 dpo

Slightly decreases probability of pregnancy

1 dpo - 7 dpo

Does not significantly affect probability of pregnancy

8 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
17 dpo 1.2 times less (-13%)
18 dpo 1.2 times less (-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.

 

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Comments

What women are saying about this symptom.

lalaorty  4 months ago
I got my BFP + now five days late for AF and the one common symptom I have had throughout is backaches!

CMM91_  4 months ago
7dpo and I’ve had crazy lower back pain since about 4dpo.

AleyasMami  5 months ago
I'm current 7-8 dpo and I've had back aches for the past 6 days. On a scale of 1-10 it's gotten up to at least a 7

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