Before pregnancy

Cramps, nausea, breast growth, missed period, and so on. How will I know that I’m pregnant? What are the symptoms? You probably have a myriad of questions. We hope you’ll find some initial answers to these in this Advice category.

Signs and symptoms of pregnancy

For women who have a regular monthly menstrual cycle, the earliest and most reliable sign of pregnancy is a missed period. Women who are pregnant sometimes have a very light period, losing only a little blood.