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Lower abdominal pain at 32 weeks, could it be a sign of premature labor?

Lower abdominal pain at 32 weeks, could it be a sign of premature labor?

Could be: Yes it could be, but more likely you have it from change in posture from growing belly, it is one of the symptoms of normal 3 trimester, again depending on severity, if you in doubt go get checked. Better safe than sorry especially in pregnancy. If it is from growing baby than get an abdominal support belt in maternity store it will help you with back pain some. ...Read more

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Is lower back pain a sign of approaching labour? Only 32 weeks pregnant

Is lower back pain a sign of approaching labour? Only 32 weeks pregnant

No: It may be totally unrelated to pre term labour. Low back pain is something most women experience during the last trimester of pregnancy due to spine curvature. ...Read more

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Is dull lower back pain an early sign of labor?

See obstetrition: There are multiple causes low low back pain in pregnancy, most of them mechanical. Check with your doctor first to make sure that it is not early labor. ...Read more

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Im 34 weeks and i've been having pressure pains, cramps, lower back pains, sweats and also suffer from insomnia, is this a sign of preterm labor? I a

Im 34 weeks and i've been having pressure pains, cramps, lower back pains, sweats and also suffer from insomnia, is this a sign of preterm labor? I a

As above: As the other physician indicated symptoms like this can be normal close to delivery , but it is better to see u gynecologist to make sure nothing serious is going on. ...Read more

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I'm 38 weeks 4 daus pregnant with constant cramping nausea and severe back pain? Is this a sign of labor?

Get checked: At this stage of pregnancy these symptoms could be sign of labor or a worrisome problem like fetal distress due to any reason like dehydration or cord around baby's neck or early separation of placenta. It is best to see your OB doc and get checked to make sure baby is okay. ...Read more

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Can upper back pains be a sign of pregnancy?

Can upper back pains be a sign of pregnancy?

Maybe. Maybe not.: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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Is lower back pain a sign of your first period after delivery?

Could be: Bleeding is the sign as u know, lower back pain could be from that or something else. ...Read more

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Does a dull lower back pain means an early sign of pregnancy?

Does a dull lower back pain means an early sign of pregnancy?

Possibly : Or a back strain or kidney infection or menstrual cramping. It's too common a symptom to chalk up to pregnancy automatically. Take a pregnancy test and see! ...Read more

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39 weeks 4days pregnant and having constant lower back pain could this be a start of labor?

39 weeks 4days pregnant and having constant lower back pain could this be a start of labor?

It certainly: could be the start of labor.it would be reasonable to go to labor and deliver or at least call you OB and see what they want you to do. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is back pain a early sign of pregnancy ?

Is back pain a early sign of pregnancy ?

Not really: There are many causes of back pain including a period or a period about to start. While you can have back pain in pregnancy, it is certainly not one of the more reliable symptoms of early pregnancy. The most important sign is a late or abnormal period. Breast tenderness and nausea are other common early signs. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I'm 34 weeks pregnant, baby measuring a few weeks small, feeling nausea and mild pain on and off in bump, is this a sign that labor us near?

I'm 34 weeks pregnant, baby measuring a few weeks small, feeling nausea and mild pain on and off in bump, is this a sign that labor us near?

Call your OB: Could be, u do not want to deliver at 34 weeks unless there is some thing wrong with u or the baby and u need close monitoring if the baby is running behind. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp pains in the side of ur belly at 17 weeks during a pregnancy?

What could cause sharp pains in the side of ur belly at 17 weeks during a pregnancy?

Very hard to say: Some muscle pulling type pains are very common, but it really could be anything: gastrointestinal pains, round ligament pains, constipation, (an appendicitis? ) . Ask your ob. ...Read more

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29 weeks pregnant and just had very explosive diarrhea with low back pain and very tight stomach could this be a sign of premature labor ?

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29 weeks pregnant and just had very explosive diarrhea with low back pain and very tight stomach could this be a sign of  premature labor  ?

Possibly: You really should be examined by your obgyn, if you are having back pain with tight stomach. Hopefully it is all just a stomach bug that is causing your intestines to cramp up some. But you should notify your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Having. back pain post IUI in 9 days can be a sign of pregnancy?

See a doctor: Hi. I am not sure what you mean by "iui", but sometimes back pain is a symptom that accompanies pregnancy. Of course, other conditions can also cause this. I would see a doctor and get a thorough evaluation ...Read more

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Is back pain a symptom of labor?

Yes: Women at risk for preterm birth should always contact their OB physician if they suspect they are in labor or having any unusual discomfort or symptoms in the abdomen or back. ...Read more

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Im 40 weeks and wanted to know if back pains was a sign of early labor ?

Im 40 weeks and wanted to know if back pains was a sign of early labor ?

40 week: 40 weeks is not early labor. Early labor is giving birth before 37 week. 40 weeks is to the point where your doctor should consider induction. Your doctor needs to start talking about induction if you do not deliver by 41 weeks . Going beyond 42 weeks is not desirable. Make sure you see your OB every week, or more frequent. ...Read more

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I'm 40 weeks today and have no leakage till tonight is it a sign of labor being close ?

I'm 40 weeks today and have no leakage till tonight is it a sign of labor being close ?

Could be!: If you are leaking fluid from the vagina, it could be that your "water has broken". Call your OB doc or get checked. ...Read more

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No signs of labor at 40 weeks, can I be consider for c-section?

No signs of labor at 40 weeks, can I be consider for c-section?

Post dates: ACOG says women with post-term (42 weeks)gestations who have unfavorable cervices can either undergo labor induction or be managed expectantly. Generally, an initial c-section is not considered until the pregnancy is post dates, and induction for a vaginal birth as been attempted and failed. ...Read more

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Is normal for a women to bleed at 40 weeks period type for some days? i`ts like labor sign? it's common?

Is normal for a women to bleed at 40 weeks period type for some days? i`ts like labor sign? it's common?

Not normal: Bleeding during pregnancy is never normal unless you are in labor or going into labor. Any pregnant woman who has bleeding should be evaluated. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I am 40 weeks pregnant on sunday 6/12/16 and have been having solid bright green stool for about a week. is this normal or a sign labor being close?

I am 40 weeks pregnant on sunday 6/12/16 and have been having solid bright green stool for about a week. is this normal or a sign labor being close?

Check your diet!: Too much green, leafy food in your diet may change the color of your stool and has nothing to do with your labor. ...Read more

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40 weeks pregnant heartburn, back pain and feel like I have to go #2 and nothing comes out. Early labor?

Not yet necessarily: Just means that the size of the gravid uterus is pressing on the colon/abdominal content giving the urge to defecate. Also likely causing the back pain as well. Likely won't be long until you go into labor, based on gestation. Try to lay in the left lateral recumbent position, and follow up with your ob/gyn for further instructions. ...Read more

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I'm 40 weeks and 4 days pregnant with llower back pain that feels like menstural cramps every 6 minutes or so and brown discharge. Is this pre labor?

Hopefully: If your dates are correct, hopefully you are moving into labor. The longer you go past 40 weeks, riks start to increase. I would certainly go in to be monitored. Good luck. ...Read more

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Im currently 40 weeks +2 days having a lot of bad gas, back pain, pelvic pain and period like cramping in stomach am i in labor should I go to hospital?

Im currently 40 weeks +2 days having a lot of bad gas, back pain, pelvic pain and period like cramping in stomach am i in labor should I go to hospital?

PLEASE CALL YOUR OB: Asap all ?S at your stage of pregnancy should never be asked here 1st, your doc would wientt to know what is going on with you, if you were my patient, i would send you to l;d to be evaluated but you must call your doc now. ...Read more

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40 weeks pregnant and feeling really sick and crampy and this a sign of labour ?

40 weeks pregnant and feeling really sick and crampy and this a sign of labour ?

Can be: Nausea is very common in labor because the stomach stops emptying normally and some people experience the early contractions as cramps. At 40 weeks pregnant, symptoms like these can often be the start of labor. Check with your OB to see if you should be seen at the office or in labor and delivery but you do need to be checked. Best wishes to you and the baby. ...Read more

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Lower back pain with period like cramps on and off. 40 weeks pregnant. No tightness in the belly. Is this labour ??

Lower back pain with period like cramps on and off. 40 weeks pregnant. No tightness in the belly. Is this labour ??

Time contractions: and Call your Ob to discuss this symptom. this can most certainly be a sign of labor because contraction won’t always start out super painful at first and could feel like a cramp or menstrual cramp…so keep track of them.We have our fingers, toes, legs and eyes crossed so keep us posted! Congrats in advance !!! ...Read more

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Im 40 weeks and i just got my membranes stripped am i gonna go in labor soon?

I hope so if u: Does not always woprk, if u were my pt you would have already been induced, the ideal time to deliver is 39-40 weeks - best outcome for the baby, so if u do not go into labor by monday i would demand to be induced. ...Read more

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I'm 40 weeks and only half a centimeter dilated why isn't my labor starting doctor talking about induction?

I'm 40 weeks and only half a centimeter dilated why isn't my labor starting doctor talking about induction?

Sometimes nature: Does not work right, if you were my pt and have good dates and the baby is not measuring too large on ultrasound, then i would induce you a a recent large study showed the best time for the baby to be delivered is 39-40 weeks, the meds we have now are safe and when i induce it works 99.9% of the time meaning it gets u into labor, the farther u go past due date the greater chance for a problem! ...Read more

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