10 Unexpected Signs of Pregnancy Which You Aren’t Aware Of

8Your body temperature increases

If your body temperature is slightly higher than usual when you wake up in the morning after ovulation, then it is pretty normal. But if it stays that way and you notice that your next period is late then it could be a sign that you may be pregnant. This body temperature is known as your basal body temperature and if it stays elevated for more than two weeks then you should consider taking a pregnancy test.

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Your body temperature increases

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9You start having cravings for non-food items like soap and even rocks

There have been reports that some pregnant women have craved uncooked rice, cornstarch, soap, chalk, and also metal. Surprisingly there is a term for this craving and it is called pica which is the desire or urge to consume non-food items. So, the next time you get the urge to eat a piece of rock, visit your doctor immediately because it could be one of the unexpected signs that you’re pregnant.

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10Early pregnancy discharge

It is normal for women to experience intimate discharge and it’s not often associated with pregnancy. But when you secrete a sticky, white, or pale-yellow mucus then it most likely is one of the early yet unexpected signs of pregnancy. This is caused by increased hormones and intimate blood flow which increases during pregnancy to prevent infections due to your cervix and reproductive walls softening.

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Early pregnancy discharge

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Most of the above-mentioned symptoms may be dismissed as signs of stress or a general illness which will probably pass in a few days. But experiencing two or more signs together will only prove that these are none other than unusual and unexpected signs of pregnancy. As such, you should pay attention to what your body is trying to tell you and not ignore any signs no matter how trivial they may seem. Consult your doctor or gynecologist and take a pregnancy test if recommended.

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