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Pms cramping and it makes my legs, hips and back cramp up been going on for about a day and a half PMS cramps getting worse 39 weeks pregnant sign of labor?

Pms cramping and it makes my legs, hips and back cramp up been going on for about a day and a half PMS cramps getting worse 39 weeks pregnant sign of labor?

Unlikely: Labor is typically preceded by regular (e.g. Every 5 minutes) uterine contractions that increase in intensity. Your present symptoms may be more related to muscle strain. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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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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39 weeks pregnant increased fetal movement sign of labor?

39 weeks pregnant increased fetal movement sign of labor?

No: Increased Fetal Movement is not a common complaint. It is not a sign of labor. If you just ate a huge carbohydrate meal then maybe you have some increased movement. In pregnancy, I usually follow one rule. If you find something is not usual and normal for you go to Labor and Delivery and get the baby checked with a Non Stress Test. This is the only safe thing to do. ...Read more

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Im 39 weeks and 4days pregnant and i'm having severe pelvic pressure and nausea. Could this be a sign of labor approaching my due date is march 18.

Im 39 weeks and 4days pregnant and i'm having severe pelvic pressure and nausea. Could this be a sign of labor approaching my due date is march 18.

Maybe early labor: It is very possible that you will go into active labor soon. Call you doctor if you have regular contractions (every 4-5 minutes for an hour), bleeding, leaking fluid or decreased movement. Also call if your nausea symptoms to not improve. Good luck! ...Read more

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Im 39 weeks pregnant and get lower belly cramps, rectum cramps as well. Soon after I let gas out, the.cramps then go away. Is it early signs of labor?

Im 39 weeks pregnant and get lower belly cramps, rectum cramps as well. Soon after I let gas out, the.cramps then go away. Is it early signs of labor?

Maybe not: It sounds like you hare having cramping from gas. The bowels are compressed by the enlarged uterus at 39 weeks and gas can cause some cramping. Pregnant women at term get all sorts of strange sensations. Its sometimes hard to sort them all out; however, labor pain isn't usually associated with gas. Labor involves regular contractions you can time with your watch every few minutes. Best wishes ...Read more

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39 weeks pregnant and I've been having some lower tummy cramps here and there and leg cramps less fetal movement signs of labor soon to come?

39 weeks pregnant and I've been having some lower tummy cramps here and there and leg cramps less fetal movement signs of labor soon to come?

Probably : These may be signs of impending labor. Make sure you are keeping yourself hydrated. If you don't feel baby move contact your OB or go to labor and delivery to get checked! ...Read more

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Is having a bloody show a good sign that labour is on the way within a couple of days at 39 weeks pregnant?

Is having a bloody show a good sign that labour is on the way within a couple of days at 39 weeks pregnant?

Yes: Bloody show is a good sign that your cervix is softening and opening, but we cannot narrow it down to "a couple of days". Unfortunately, there's no way to predict how much longer it will be. But you are going in the right direction! ...Read more

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Causes of severe headche during 39 weeks pregnancy?

Causes of severe headche during 39 weeks pregnancy?

PLEASE CALL YOUR OB: Now ! as you need immediate evaluation to make sure u do not have pre- eclampsia as u will need to be put on meds and get delivered if u do, and even if u do not have that, u need evaluation of the headache so if i was your OB i would send you straight to the labor room now for evaluation and to check the baby ., so please call your OB now. ...Read more

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What is the cause of swollen feet in 39 weeks pregnancy?

What is the cause of swollen feet in 39 weeks pregnancy?

Like any mass...: The baby is a mass growing in your pelvic region, and it causes pressure on some of the blood vessels obstructing the blood flow from your legs back to your heart, thus causing your legs accumulate fluid. Although it largely improves after the pregnancy is over, it may lead to the formation of the varicose veins and some leg swelling to remain in the future. ...Read more

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