Heartburn is another pregnancy symptom that may be experienced during the first trimester and beyond. Digestive processes are slowed during pregnancy, therefore stomach acid gets pushed into your esophagus, causing an uncomfortable and sometimes quite painful burning sensation. Pregnancy heartburn get worse before it gets better and increases in the third trimester when your uterus is putting pressure on your stomach.
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