Week 5 Faq

  • Can you get a positive pregnancy test at 5 weeks?
    Yes, most women will receive a positive pregnancy test result when they are 5 weeks pregnant. And if they still don’t get a positive result, then they may experience early signs of pregnancy such as breast changes, mood swings, morning sickness, lightheadedness, fatigue, frequent urination, abdominal cramps and vaginal discharge.
  • What happens during a miscarriage at 5 weeks?
    10 to 20 percent of expectant mothers have a miscarriage at 5 weeks. The occurrence of a miscarriage at 5th week of pregnancy may be misdiagnosed as a late menstrual period. Bleeding that occurs due to miscarriage is heavier than menstrual period. In addition to bleeding, you may experience symptoms such as fatigue, frequent urination and sore breasts due to miscarriage.
  • Can I exercise when I am 5 weeks pregnant?
    Exercise is generally safe during your entire pregnancy but better you consult your doctor about what kind of exercises you are doing. So, schedule a prenatal appointment so that your pregnancy can be confirmed and your doctor can discuss any exercise limitation you have.