11 Early Symptoms of Pregnancy in First Trimester

8 Bloating

Between the 4th and 6th week you may also experience bloating, again caused by increased levels of the hormone progesterone which slows down the digestive system.

Some women also refer heartburn, medically known as pyrosis, which is a burning sensation that you feel in the middle of the chest (behind the esophagus) and the upper abdomen.


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Aurelysmar Grimán Perozo is a doctor from the Centroccidental University "Lisandro Alvarado", with a diploma degree in occupational medicine, and certified in CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), and advanced electrocardiography. In addition to her work as a doctor, she also writes as a freelancer in medical research.


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