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    Default Strong nails before AF Sign of pregnancy ?

    Hi,
    So I am pretty sure this month isn't the month as I have Had no symptoms that I know of apart from long LH surges for days. I also had a BFN even though theres still around 5 days till AF arrives. I was wondering though for future reference If anyone had this?, I was reading early signs of pregnancy and I read several women who usually had weak brittle breaking nails noticed they went really strong nails around and ended up being pregnant. I have noticed my nails are weirdly extremely strong and they are usually very weak and breaking. My hair seems normal though . Even though I am pretty sure it won't be this month can anyone let me know if they had this symptom of pregnancy ? I find it amazing if it could possibly affect nails that quickly very incredible.
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    I find that impossible to believe. Nails are slow growing so there is no way that monthly cycles would affect them. Like when you take 'hair/skin/nails' multivitamins you have to wait a long time for the vitamins to take effect.

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    That's what I thought, but literally I have done nothing different and they are super strong. There are several threads online where people say early weeks of pregnancy it happened to them. I have no signs though apart from that so not getting my hopes up.

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    How many months have you been trying? Did you up your intake of any vitamins or particular food types about 2 or 3 months ago by any chance?

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    Default Strong nails before AF Sign of pregnancy ?

    Well this is only my second month. I have been eating normally and not taking any vitamins as of yet. This is the first month I am using OPK and so far it was positive for like 5 days then went negative for couple days now the last two days positive again. AF is due on the 28th and whilst I hope to conceive this month I don't have any signs apart from weirdly my nails have gone hell strong and within a very short amount of time

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    Hmm, strange! I've been pregnant twice, never noticed any change with nails. Hair changed though, goes into growth phase big time!

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    My nails were fantastic while pregnant.

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    Even if stronger nails were associated with pregnancy, before your AF is due there isn't enough pregnancy hormone to trigger much change at all, least of all strong nails because as pp said they grow so slowly.

    If there isn't enough HCG to test, there isn't enough for symptoms.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AdornedWithCats View Post
    My nails were fantastic while pregnant.
    Mine are too! I'm only 12weeks and they have been amazing for the past 4 weeks. They are usually shocking!!

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    Mine are too! I'm only 12weeks and they have been amazing for the past 4 weeks. They are usually shocking!!
    My skin was fantastic too...and my mood (mostly)...I felt like a different person. Can't wait to get pregnant again.

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