Most people, especially women, to recognize the signs of pregnancy is still not menstruating. In fact, there are many other signs that indicate pregnancy, including a positive pregnancy test, nausea and vomiting, a change in the breast and nipple, or frequent urination.
Another sign that often makes women do not think you are pregnant is the appearance of stains, blood or menstrual-like smallpox. Usually, there is a bit more, also known as a sign of Hartman.
According Dr.Caroline Tirtajasa, obstetrics and gynecology specialists, the stains were produced during the implantation or attachment of the embryo in the uterus or uterine wall. Implantation bleeding is usually occurred about 8-10 days after ovulation (fertilization) or a little before the time of onset of menstruation.
So time is shorter than normal menstruation. “There sometimes appear whitish vaginal discharge due to hormonal influence,” he said. In addition, the discharge of blood stains are usually accompanied by abdominal pain. stomach cramps on the condition of pregnancy occurs regularly. These cramps will continue until the second trimester of pregnancy.
In fact, not a few women who can not distinguish the sign of this pregnancy with signs of menstruation due to almost the same. Obviously, not having periods is a symptom that is felt by a pregnant woman who realizes she is pregnant.
“It is therefore important to always consider the date of the first day of last period to determine the gestational age and estimated date of birth of the baby later,” she said.