(Closed) TTC: Breast tenderness, Early pregnancy symptom???

posted 8 years ago in TTC
Post # 2
5995 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

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taKtical525:  Don’t get your hopes up, but that was my first symptom.

Post # 3
2059 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

yes, that was one of my symptoms. i used to get breast tenderness before i’d start my period, but then it stopped for a long time, so when it seemed to be starting again, i was like, “what? that’s weird, but whatever.” but nope, i wasn’t starting my period, i was pregnant. and my boobs were killing me. i was like, “they’re so small. how can they hurt this much?” haha. i used to wear padded bras to bed so that i could lay comfortably on my stomach. oh and they had also gotten bigger. that, i didn’t mind so much, lol. 

Post # 4
6430 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: February 2013

I don’t want to get your hopes up, but tender nipples were my first symptom.

Post # 6
528 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

Tender/heavy breasts has also been one of my first symptoms both times I got a BFP—that and a heighened sense of smell. Good luck, I hope you get your BFP!

Post # 7
2402 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

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taKtical525:  I’ve been TTC for well over a year and in that time been pregnant twice. Both times nipple tenderness was an early symptom. HOWEVER, I also had that symptom a couple of months I wasn’t KU- All I’m saying is, your body tries to F with you as soon as you start to TTC!! So be careful about getting too excited.

Post # 8
3263 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

I’ve had that both with pregnancy cycles and with non-pregnancy cycles so it could go either way. Good luck!

Post # 9
2247 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

I never ever had breast tenderness near periods of anything, but had it pretty bad for about two weeks and I thought I was pregnant since it was soo unusual, but two weeks late my period came, so which it’s exciting and very well could be, it doesn’t always mean that. 

Post # 10
337 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

Breast tenderness is first caused by progesterone and then HCG, and unfortunatly right now it’s too early to tell which. I get sore boobs right before AF, but sometimes after ovulation, and I haven’t been pregnant (yet). Health-wise, you can be confident you have lots of progesterone and hopefully a long enough luteal phase to sustain a pregnancy, but as I have sadly learned, just sore boobs are not always an instant BFP.

Post # 11
1947 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

I never noticed breast tenderness before my period until I started TTC.  It got my hopes up every month, only to be a let-down each month when AF appeared.  I did notice breast tenderness when I finally became pregnant, (over two years after we started trying), but it wasn’t any different than my normal pre-period breast tenderness.  A lot of women say it feels different, but for me, it was the same as always.  In fact, I didn’t test until a couple days after my missed period, because I felt exactly like AF was coming.<br /><br />Good luck!

Post # 12
11 posts

Commenting to follow as I’m having the same thing right now and am driving myself crazy wondering!! 

Post # 13
566 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

I am  9weeks pregnant and that was my first sign they are still beyond sore if I cant even let the shower water hit them it stings so badly !!! Hope you get a positive result soon  🙂 

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