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A 30-year-old female asked:

I am in my 28th week of pregnancy and experiancing menstrual type cramps that come and go for seconds few times a day.is this normal?

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Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Probably: As you get toward the end of the pregnancy the uterus will become increasingly irritable and crampy. Eventually that will progress to labor, but your key comment is a "few times a day". If this is happening 4 or more times per hour you need to be checked for premature labor.

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Last updated Nov 12, 2012

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