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Guide to Being Three Weeks Pregnant


What You Might Be Feeling
At this point in your pregnancy, you probably feel like your same old self.
At this point in your pregnancy, you probably feel like your same old self.
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You know how you usually feel during week three of your monthly cycle? That's probably how you feel right now.

A few women might feel "premenstrual" symptoms like breast tenderness, moodiness, a bit of cramping, or fatigue. You could feel the twinge of ovulation in your lower abdomen and see a thin, stretchy discharge. Some spotting is also a possibility (it's from the zygote implanting in the uterine wall), but that doesn't happen for everybody.

Most likely, you won't know you're three weeks pregnant. There's no noticeable, dramatic change that occurs during or immediately after conception. But don't be fooled: There's some really amazing stuff happening beneath that guise of normalcy …


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