A 30-year-old female asked:
11 weeks pregnant, having cramping in the lower abdomen that is not severe just constant. is this normal or start of a miscarriage. had a precious miscarriage so scared?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Expanding uterus: As the uterus grows with the pregnancy, the smooth muscle fibers begin to "stretch" to accommodate the growth causing mild reflexive cramping. If the cramping becomes more severe or bleeding ensues, please contact your prenatal care OB MD for further advice.
47 viewsReviewed Sep 06, 2020
Last updated Sep 6, 2020
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.