Cryptic pregnancy happens when one is pregnant but has no idea because the woman keeps seeing her period and doesn’t have any noticeable bump.
According to analysis, 1 in 475 pregnancies go undetected or unnoticed until the 20th week.
Below are 3 reasons why cryptic pregnancies happen:
1. Hormonal Imbalance
Hormonal imbalance is one of the major reason why women get cryptic pregnancies. If a woman is low on human chorionic gonadotropin, the woman is most likely to get a negative after a pregnancy test.
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2. Irregular Menstrual Cycle
A woman with an irregular menstrual cycle may not actually know she is pregnant yet, she might think that it is just irregular periods while she is pregnant already.
3. Conducting A Pregnancy Test Too Soon
If you conduct a pregnancy test or ultrasound too soon, there is a high chance that you will not deduce that you are pregnant.
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