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How To Survive Your First Trimester Of Pregnancy

3. Sore Breasts
The soreness, fullness, and tenderness you feel in your breasts in early pregnancy could have also been the sign you first noticed that you were pregnant. It’s caused by the hormone progesterone and for some women, the slightest bump can bring them to their knees. Wearing a good supportive bra can help, and it’s important to be properly fitted for it, because most women aren’t wearing the size they need. Be prepared to have several more fittings during your pregnancy as your breasts grow.

Wearing a soft bra at night can also provide support, but try to stay away from underwire, because it can make you feel more uncomfortable. Water retention can make soreness and fullness worse, so here’s another reason for drinking plenty of water.