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Pregnancy discharge:20 weird early pregnancy symptoms

Written by Shemaiah Gaza
Pregnancy discharge and Signs to show you’re experiencing pregnancy discharge includes. Your discharge is likely to be more of less following;
  • Whitish
  • Odorless
  • Greenish coloration
  • Dark brown
  • Light pink or red( implantation bleeding)
Are vaginal discharge during pregnancy normal?

Vaginal discharge during early pregnancy are normal but must not have odor and any strong smell. Cases as this may be an infection. Check with your doctor if your discharge become abnormal and stinky.

People with sensitive skin may have rashes and sores on the genital.
If your discharge are accompanied with strong odor and rashes or itching and burning, seek for medical help.

Most common and weird pregnancy signs

You are likely to experience some of the following signs and symptoms during your pregnancy

  • Missed period
  • Nausea
  • Morning sickness
  • Breast changes
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness and fainting
  • Abdominal pains
  • Spotting
  • Increase libido
  • Increased urination
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Mood swings
  • Food cravings
  • Fever and chills
  • Weight gain
  • Skin paleness
  • Tiredness
  • Heaviness and fluid retention
  • Swollen legs and face

Nausea and vomiting

Nausea is very common during early pregnancy. The changes in hormones levels in your body may cause a pregnant woman to develop strong distaste and smells for sent that are normal.

Your reaction towards food and aroma may change and can be perceived pungent and unpleasant.
Avoid coming into close contact with sent that makes you feel nauseated and completely avoid eating foods that causes you to vomit.
Citrus juice like Grace can help reduce or stop vomiting.

 Mood swings

Mood swings is another common signs during early pregnancy. Mood changes during early pregnancy can be caused by physical stress or fatigue, changes in the metabolism and as a result of the hormones estrogen and progesterone.
Women with high PMS are likely to have more severe mood swings during pregnancy. This can make you from feeling happy and lively to sadness and even crying.

  Morning sickness

Another common sign during your pregnancy is morning sickness. They present in the forms of nausea and vomiting which are often caused and triggered by certain foods, aroma, odors,  and excess salvation. These are very common during the first trimester of your pregnancy. Many pregnant women will wake up in the morning feeling nauseated and may vomit.

 Breast Changes

The brace is one of the organs that changes in-shape and size during pregnancy breastfeeding may vary from person to person you are likely to experience changes such as fullness and heaviness in your breast. The breast become tender and sensitive.
Changes will occur around the areola- the pigmented skin around the nipple may change and develop tiny bumps  indicating the glass responsible for the lubrication of nipples for nursing


Spotting is very common sign early pregnancy. The implantation of the embryo in the walls of the uterus will cause some bleeding. Implantation bleeding are very light and may last for about 12- 24hrs. Paper towels and panty liners can either be used to avoid stains in your underpants


If you’re pregnant you will constantly feel weak and tired even with small tasks. The increased demand for blood flows to the developing baby can trigger fatigue. Blood pressure and sugar level decreases causing you to feel easily tired and weak. Most women who suffer anemia are prone to fatigue during pregnancy. Speak with your if you are experiencing symptoms of fatigue. Fatigue may be corrected by iron supplements.

 Food cravings

If you suddenly experience a spike in your appetite towards food during your early pregnancy, is very normal. Pregnant women will consume more foods than usual. The growing baby needs more nutrients from your food. Your mind will then be triggered to consume more food than usual

Eats more water rich foods than high calories or speak with your doctor and dietitian as they may come out with a good meal plan for you.
Eating anything during pregnancy because you feel hungry may result in unnecessary weight gain which can be risky in your condition.


Anemia is a medical condition in which the body lacks or having less healthy blood cells. Anemia occurs more often during pregnancy.
Symptoms may include dizziness, fatigue, malaise, shortness of breath and palpitations.
Anemia in early pregnancy is a serious medical condition. Speak to your doctor if you experience symptoms of anemia in your early pregnancy.


Abdominal cramping

Abdominal cramps are very common during early pregnancy. Pains usually ranges from mild twinges to stretching of the uterine, pains in lower and back abdomen and the uterine.
Blood flows during pregnancy causes the uterine to stretch and expand hereby causing cramps in the abdomen.
If the cramps are mild and go away on it own, there is nothing much to worry for, however speak to your doctor if you feel sharp and chronic pains in your abdomen during the first trimester. These might be a sign of miscarriage.

 Increased libido

Most women feel the urge to be touched and be more intimate during early pregnancy. Hormonal changes in your body can spike your sex drive whiles pregnant. Speak to your partner and doctor for saver sex methods. Denial of sex from your partner can cause severe abdominal pains.

 Missed or delayed period

Missed period is the still the most reliable and natural method for pregnancy confirmation. There will be a delay in your period if you’re pregnant. After conception menstrual period stops until you are delivered.
At home pregnancy test can show if a person is really pregnant.

  Increased urination

Pregnant women will feel the urge to urinate more frequently and often. The implantation of the embryo exerts pressure on the kidney to secrete urine frequently in the bladder. The bladder then gets full up quickly. Frequent urination during your early pregnancy is just normal.

Fever and chills

It is very common that pregnant women experience fever or chills during early pregnancy. The hormonal changes will cause a spike in your body’s temperature. Feelings of light headedness, or headache, cold and shivering are the possible symptoms.

Cervical discharge

Whitish and odourless discharge may come out of your vagina. Although discharge may differ from person to person, these discharge are usually odourless irrespective of color.

Some pregnant women may discharge yellowish, dark brown or greenish mucus.
Women with sensitive skin are likely to develop rashes around their genitals. Avoid wearing tight and non breathable clothes. Practice good personal hygiene.Also report cases of discharge associated with strong smell, rashes, or sores. This might be a sign of infection.

 Unnecessary sudden weight gain

Hormonal changes can trigger weight gain in pregnant women even without too much eating. Your body will start to store more fat in the body due to metabolism changes in early pregnancy.
Your appetite will increase and too much intake of calories can make you gain weight so fast. You may feel heavier and thick. Simple body movement and diet plan provided by your doctor can help moderate weight gain during pregnancy.


 Fluid retention and heaviness

Fluid retention in the body enable the body to build up more fluid to help soften up for easy expansion so as
the uterus can contain the growing baby. Your body will feel heavy and thicker and can swell as well.

  Loss of appetite

Hormonal changes can cause a pregnant woman to lost appetite completely. They no longer prefer to even eat their favorite meals. They suddenly develop distaste for certain foods and may crave for unpleasant stuffs.

Swollen legs and face

Water retention in the body and hormonal changes can cause a pregnant woman to develop swells in areas like feet and face. Inadequate blood supply to these areas causes them to swell up and even darken.
Little exercise like walking can help reduce the swelling. Also avoid standing or sitting for very long periods.


Less blood cells in the body, fatigue or anemia can cause tiredness during early pregnancy. You can no longer perform simple tasks. Usually feeling lazy and weak.


Are weird signs normal to pregnancy?

Yes weird and abnormal signs are very common during pregnancy. Some pregnant women may crave for certain foods and substances that are considered unhealthy or weird for example sand, charcoal, exhaust flames, petrol and even smells from gutters and stools. These are normal feelings for some women in their pregnancy.

Constant crying and moodiness, depression, and anger are very common.
In any case, speak to your doctor if you experience any weird or abnormal changes in your taste, mood, preferences and body.


Pregnancy signs and Symptoms may vary from person to person. Although these are the symptoms for early pregnancy, some people may experience similar symptoms but are not pregnant. This can be as a result of underlying health conditions, certain medications, depression and stress. Always consult your doctor for any of the discussed symptoms above.


Information provided here is for educational purposes only and must not be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor or healthcare provider if you are seeking medical advice, diagnosis, and treatment. Monuji does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.


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Shemaiah Gaza

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