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Is it normal to have cramps in early pregnancy?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Cramping is common early in pregnancy. Cramps can be caused by the uterus growing.
Answered on Apr 28, 2013
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