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Jhawkchick posted:
Can someone remind me when they started feeling those 1st trimester symptoms? I'm almost 4 weeks since LMP, got a BFP a few days ago w/one of those early tests so I know I'm not very far along at all. Actually, my period would have started yesterday or today. With that said, I seem to remember being extremely exhausted already at this point with DD. I know I should be happy I don't feel terrible already, but the last time I was pregnant and was feeling "pretty good" I ended up having a MC so I'm just trying to be cautiously optimistic. Any insight or thoughts on your own timelines will be greatly appreciated!
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Jessicakphillips responded:
Hi, Jhawkchick!
I wanted to share my pregnancy experiences with you! I started "feeling" pregnant, when I was 6 weeks with my first child and 5 weeks, with my second child. Both times, the symptoms were just morning sickness. Tomorrow, I am 4 weeks pregnant! So we're right about the same. Congrats! I ohope to make it out of my first trimester still carrying this baby because the last 2 times, my husband and I tried, we didn't get pregnant, and 2 times before that, I miscarried both times. We are hoping for a girl since we have 2 boys!
 
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Jhawkchick replied to Jessicakphillips's response:
Thanks Jessica! I'll be 4 weeks tomorrow as well, so we must be due date buddies (November 17th?)! I'm sure people think I'm crazy for wanting to feel sick, but a sick mamma is usually a sign of a healthy baby (or so I've been told...lol!). My fingers are crossed for a healthy baby girl for you & your family by the end of the year! Thanks again!
 
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Jessicakphillips replied to Jhawkchick's response:
I totally agree with you about the "wanting" to feel sick. LOL I'm sure it sounds funny to others but i am in the same boat. With the last 2 miscarriages I had, I made it to 4wk4 days, and the second one was 6wks 6 days. Both times I never felt sick. Which was expected and odd that I didnt feel that way. So Im with ya! lol I'm waiting for it to hit me too. Oh yes! Our due dates are the same (Nov. 17th) !! Awesome!
 
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kittykatjenn responded:
This is my first pregnancy and I'm about 5wks. I have felt kinda "iffy" for a couple weeks. Just in the last week or so I have felt kinda sick at my tummy, super tired and really hungry. I did only find out a week ago. I was wondering why I felt all of this and now I know! In the last couple days though I haven't been as hungry and just haven't really felt pregnant. I get the results of my 2nd hcg draw tomorrow so I hope it is good news! BTW, my SIL threw up once in her pregnancy. She didn't even know yet and it was from heartburn! She wasn't sick at all!
 
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Jessicakphillips replied to kittykatjenn's response:
Hi, KittyKatJenn,
Congrats! You might not get sick at all if you're lucky. Some woman still have a healthy pregnancy without morning sickness. I wasn't that lucky. I had it from week 6-17 with my first, and week 5-16 with my second. I am hoping to start feeling some nausea here in the next week or so just because I have had it both times before. My husband and I are done trying. I just don't want to keep miscarrying more than I already have. So hopefully, 3rd times the charm? I would definately say that if you start feeling sick soon, it's a good sign! Many things I've read online and my own doctors have said that morning sickness is a great sign that your hormone levels are rising correctly. I too, have to start tomorrow with getting my blood tested every few days to make sure my hormone levels are going up.
 
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kittykatjenn replied to Jessicakphillips's response:
I have felt queasy but haven't thrown up. I have had some problems with smells, but that is about it. I got my results back and my level almost tripled so that is good. I am going on the 19th for an u/s to check for a heartbeat and viability. The nurse said blood work and levels look good and this is normal. DH an I have dealt with infertility for the last 9 years and I have been taking clomid so I am just going along.


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