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Common discomfort to expect during pregnancy

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Pregnancy is an exciting time but it’s not always comfortable. While you’re expecting, hormone changes and a developing uterus can contribute to a number of symptoms that come with few minor symptoms for some women, while it can also cause more severe symptoms with other women.

The majority of pregnancy discomforts are normal, but they might occasionally be a sign of something more serious, and knowing what to expect will help you detect when things aren't quite right.

Here are common discomfort to expect during pregnancy

1 Vomiting and Nausea

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Morning sickness, often known as nausea and vomiting, is one of the most frequent pregnancy symptoms, especially in the first three months. Morning sickness can range from mild nausea and vomiting to severe nausea and vomiting when your stomach is empty. It happens most frequently in the morning, but it can happen at any time of day. While it normally goes away at 14 weeks into the second trimester, sometimes it lingers throughout the pregnancy and It may be even more difficult if you're carrying twins.

2 Breasts tenderness

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Due to hormonal changes, your breasts will start preparing to generate milk for your baby and this can cause soreness and pain in the breasts similar to those experienced right before a period.

3 Indigestion and Heartburn

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Heartburn and indigestion can strike at any moment during pregnancy, but the second and third trimesters are the most common. Due to your increasing belly size, pressure is put on your stomach causing food to go back up into your esophagus causing a sour taste in your mouth which also comes with burning and pain.

4 Night sweats

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During pregnancy, hormonal changes, increased weight, and more blood circulating in your body might cause you to feel hot and sweaty, especially at night.

5 Backache

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During pregnancy, as your tummy swells, your muscles, ligaments, and joints also stretch out and loosen. These alterations have an impact on your balance and center of gravity causing tension on your shoulders and as your body tries to adjust to this position the strain causes your lower back to ache.

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