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These are the signs / symptoms of a pregnant woman who possess the embryo of a conspicuous but developing body parts.

  • Amenorrhoea, 
  • Excessive salivation
  • Dislike for food
  • Vomiting
  • Anorexia
  • Craving for sour substances
  • Alternate desires 
  • Low articles (the eatables of high or low qualities)
  • Heaviness of body
  • Languor of eyes
  • Milk secretion in breasts
  • Blackening of lips and areola
  • Slight edema of feet
  • Development of romaraji (linea nigra) 
  • Dilation of vagina 
  • Repeated blinking of eye lids
  • Aversion from good smells
  • Tiredness 
  • Heaviness of abdomen
  • Depression of voice and eyes
  • Disordered eye-lashes or quivering of eye lashes or pubic hair (Indu)
  • Sleepiness, yawning, swooning
  • Edema of feet
  • Cheeks and breasts become corpulent 
  • Increase in weight of embryo causes diversion of nutrients thus resulting in the decrease of energy.
  • Emaciation
  • Indigestion
  • Burning sensation of whole body and 
  • Expression of various desires.
The signs indicating that the intercourse is likely to be fruitful are: - 
  • a sense of satisfaction and contentment, 
  • pulsation in the vagina, 
  • palpitations, 
  • a sense of weakness in the pelvis, 
  • heaviness, 
  • exhaustion, 
  • thirst, 
  • goose bumps on the skin, 
  • excessive salivation and excessive sleep.
The following features are seen in the different gestational periods
  • During the fourth month the woman feels more heaviness in the body due to stability of the foetus.

  • In the fifth month the woman becomes emaciated due to lack of nourishment of maternal dhatus as the rasa nourishes the foetus.

  • In the sixth month the pregnant woman suffers from loss of strength and complexion, she feels more tired as the foetus derives more strength.

  • In the seventh month the foetus attains maturity and the woman feels more exhausted. 



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