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Every woman experiences pregnancy differently hence it is safe to also say that pregnancy symptoms can also vary. Though the symptoms of IUI Pregnancy are almost similar to that of a normal pregnancy, it can be slightly tricky to correctly ascertain a positive pregnancy. The main reason for this is that the intake of drugs with progesterone as part of the IUI treatment process can also induce pregnancy-like symptoms. The tenderness in breasts, bloating, fatigue could might as well be effects of the medication on the body.
The IUI process which is an artificial insemination method involves placing the sperm inside the uterus for further fertilization of the egg and conception. The process itself leads to certain symptoms developing right after the procedure is done but if the outcome is positive, the actual pregnancy symptoms may likely start to show after two weeks. It is best to take a pregnancy test to confirm 14 days after the IUI procedure.
Symptoms of an IUI Pregnancy
Here are some symptoms of IUI pregnancy:
Implantation Bleeding – This type of bleeding may seem like the spotting that happens right before your periods. The bleeding that happens two weeks after the IUI procedure, is a natural consequence of the embryo implanting itself to the uterus wall. In some women this implantation bleeding may not happen whereas in others this can also happen after six to twelve days of conception. Slight cramping can accompany the bleeding.
Menstrual Delay – Similar to a normal pregnancy happening the hormonal changes in the body can lead to a delay in menstruation. Once this is noticed it is best to loop the doctor in. Spotting and cramping can also continue once the pregnancy has been confirmed.
Breast Tenderness – Sensitive, sore and tender breasts is a common symptom as a result of doing an IUI procedure. But if the breast soreness continues after the periods are delayed then a pregnancy test may be required.
Fatigue – It is quite natural to feel weak and tired after an IUI procedure. The high levels of progesterone are likely to cause sleepiness and tiredness. Much energy will also be used up to increase the body’s blood production in preparation for pregnancy.
Nausea – The high level of estrogen hormone that drains the stomach can cause nausea. Like in normal pregnancy the play of hormones in an IUI pregnancy can also lead to nausea or morning sickness. This may not be the case for all women though.
Food Cravings & Aversions – The hormonal shifts in the body are the main culprit responsible for the various food cravings or aversions seen in a normal or IUI pregnancy. Some cravings are also attributed to mineral deficiencies in the body. Make a note of this to discus with your doctor for clarity.
KJK Hospital is one of the best IVF hospitals in Trivandrum. It was started in 2001 to help couples with infertility and reproductive issues. They have the best infertility doctors, who are there to help and guide our patients at every step. They also offer IUI treatment for couples who have fertility issues. We are specialists in both male and female infertility in Kerala. They use the latest diagnostic tools, implement ultramodern treatment processes, and observe a caring approach that turns childless couples into happy parents.
For more information and appointments, Call us at 0471-2544080 or 0471-2544706 to get detailed information.