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Doctor insights on: 29 Weeks Pregnant And Having Cramps

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Menstrual type cramps during pregnancy? I am 29 weeks pregnant and having very light, achy cramps low in the abdomen. What could it be?

Menstrual type cramps during pregnancy? I am 29 weeks pregnant and having very light, achy cramps low in the abdomen. What could it be?

May be preterm labor: Those cramps could be contractions and so could be preterm labor. One should be checked out by her Ob-Gyn doctor. That may mean going to the hospital and staying in the Labor and Delivery ward to be monitored to see what is going on. Meanwhile, avoid physical activities, having sex, and bumpy rides to the hospital. A baby born at 29 weeks is too early, so hopefully that uterus calms down. ...Read more

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I'm 29 weeks pregnant and have been experiencing cramping for the last few hours like menstrual cramps. Is this something to worry about?

I'm 29 weeks pregnant and have been experiencing cramping for the last few hours like menstrual cramps. Is this something to worry about?

Be vigilant: Please Count how frequently these cramps are happening. If these are not slowing down please call your OB, and ask your husband to take you to the ER. ...Read more

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Having period like mild cramps, 29 weeks pregnant. Is this normal or should I be worried? Again, mild.

Having period like mild cramps, 29 weeks pregnant. Is this normal or should I be worried? Again, mild.

Uterine changes: Most likely, these are "growing pains.". If persistent, please see your ob. Labor should always be ruled out, if symptoms are persistent. Additionally, make sure to maintain adequate PO fluid intake, rest as needed and judicious use of OTC (over the counter) agents like Tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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Is pelvic cramping normal during pregnancy? I often cramp after walking for 5 minutes and I am 29 weeks along

Is pelvic cramping normal during pregnancy? I often cramp after walking for 5 minutes and I am 29 weeks along

Cramping pregnancy: Some cramping can be normal but you need to be careful. Common causes of cramping at 29 weeks include dehydration and bladder infection. So be sure you're drinking enough water so the urine is light yellow. Talk to your OB about your symptoms and be checked for a bladder infection. Preterm delivery can be dangerous so your OB needs to be involved. ...Read more

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29 weeks pregnant. Started getting constant cramps in my pelvic area and right side of my groin since 7am and it is 2:30pm now and it hasn't stopped..

29 weeks pregnant. Started getting constant cramps in my pelvic area and right side of my groin since 7am and it is 2:30pm now and it hasn't stopped..

Go to hospital: If persistent cramps are happening at this gestational age, you need to go to the hospital to be evaluated and ensure that you are not at risk for preterm labor best wishes dr m ...Read more

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29 weeks pregnant with my second child. Have bright red bleeding w/ no cramps after sex. Have no health issues or complications with either child.

29 weeks pregnant with my second child. Have bright red bleeding w/ no cramps after sex. Have no health issues or complications with either child.

Contact OB now: You may have a placenta previa which will cause bleeding with intercourse. Contact your OB MD now and postpone intercourse until a diagnosis is made by ultrasound. ...Read more