Updated: Feb 27
For many people trying to conceive, the two-week wait (TWW) can be an incredibly stressful and anxiety-inducing period. The time a woman spends wondering if she got pregnant, usually between ovulation and the start of her next menstrual cycle (give or take a few days).
Despite only lasting for a mere two weeks, it can feel like an eternity for those going through it, with each day passing by excruciatingly slowly.
The TWW can elicit a variety of feelings, ranging from optimism and joy to dread and despair, and it's not uncommon for people to compulsively examine every pang, symptom, and sign, looking for any clue that they might be pregnant.
In this blog, we'll explore why the two week wait feels like such a long and difficul