11 Very Early Pregnancy Symptoms That Aren't Just Your Imagination

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One of the toughest parts of trying to get pregnant has to be playing the waiting game each month to see whether or not you get your period and, of course, whether or not you wind up with a positive home pregnancy test. But even though you can't confirm things until you get two pink lines or a plus sign on a test stick, there are some really early pregnancy symptoms that might be an indication that you have a baby on board even if it's way too early to officially detect things yet.


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When I got pregnant with my son, I swear I "felt" pregnant a few days after he was conceived. And believe it or not, my mother even looked at me at one point and thought to herself, "Oh my God, she's pregnant." I guess I had a glow about me or something like that.

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Obviously both of our intuitions turned out to be spot-on, so there really must be some truth to the idea that some women "just know" they're pregnant right from the get-go. It's true -- there has got to be some sort of ESP that moms have right at the moment of conception. Don't believe me?

Here are 11 very early signs of pregnancy to look out for. (No, you're not crazy for noticing them.)

Did you have any super early signs of pregnancy?

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