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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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Is it too early to take a pregnacy tst I had unprotected sex the whole month of october, my period come every 10, 11, 12 and every time it comes its heavy and I get a lot of cramping. But this month no cramps at all and it not really blood its kind of bro

Is it too early to take a pregnacy tst I had unprotected sex the whole month of october, my period come every 10, 11, 12 and every time it comes its heavy and I get a lot of cramping. But this month no cramps at all and it not really blood its kind of bro

Most: Most home pregnancy tests are accurate about week after your missed period. You may have taken the test a little early. You can give it a few more days and take the test again, or you can call your doctor. Your doctor can give you a pregnancy test that will have a little earlier accuracy. ...Read more

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I took Plan B, & 5 days later I'm pretty sure I had "breakthrough bleeding". It lasted one day, & I had bad cramps. Should I get a pregnancy test?

I took Plan B, & 5 days later I'm pretty sure I had "breakthrough bleeding". It lasted one day, & I had bad cramps. Should I get a pregnancy test?

Of course, but later: Plan B can alter the menstrual bleeding for the cycle in which Plan B was taken, and sometimes the next cycle too. One should be sure to check a home pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex, because Plan B works most of the time, but not all the time. ...Read more

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I am 10 weeks pregnant. Every day, from time to time I have light menstrual cramps which worriedme a lot. Are they normal in pregnancy and for how long?

I am 10 weeks pregnant. Every day, from time to time I have light menstrual cramps which worriedme a lot. Are they normal in pregnancy and for how long?

Normal.: Mild cramps and aches are common in pregnancy as the uterus grows and stretches its supporting ligaments. Not to worry if there is no vaginal bleeding and your obstetrician's examination is normal at each prenatal care visit. You may only use regular tylenol (acetaminophen) for discomforts of pregnancy - not advil/aleve/motrin or other nsaids! take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and good luck! ...Read more

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Are moderate cramps normal for early pregnancy? I'm 4 weeks and I've been having stretching/pulling cramps. They get worse when I move around.

Are moderate cramps normal for early pregnancy? I'm 4 weeks and I've been having stretching/pulling cramps. They get worse when I move around.

Could be normal: Stretching/pulling cramps are not uncommon in early pregnancy, and often relate to the stretching of the round ligaments--supporting structures for the uterus. But there are other possible causes as well. You should ask your doctor at your next appointment, and if you have bleeding or severe cramps, see your dr right away. ...Read more

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I was wondering is it normal to get cramps in the first tirmester of pregnancy?

I was wondering is it normal to get cramps in the first tirmester of pregnancy?

Yes: Your uterus is stretching as the baby grows, and cramping is a normal response to this. However, if you are having cramping that is worse than menstrual cramps, or if the cramping is accompanied by bleeding, you need to be evaluated right away. ...Read more

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What is a safe way to get rid of a cramp during pregnancies?

What is a safe way to get rid of a cramp during pregnancies?

Cramps with preg: Try Yoga meditation. Be sure your diet is good with lots of fruits and vegetables, and that you are well hydrated. Do not take any medication unless it is OK'd by your doctor. ...Read more

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Im5 weeks pregnant andi get on and off menstrual like cramps is that bad or normal? Help. It's my 1 st pregnancy

Im5 weeks pregnant andi get on and off menstrual like cramps is that bad or normal? Help. It's my 1 st pregnancy

Guide book needed: Most OB and family physicians will recommend to every expectant mother a book on pregnancy. These manuals are vital tools to have when you are expecting a baby so that you can one, be prepared for anything, and two, be reassured when something you are experiencing is normal and expected.

Cramping early on is not normal and I would recommend you contact your ob. ...Read more

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I'm 3weeks late for a period... I took 3 pregnancy test all came out negative and I been gettin light cramps... I have lost alot of weight to..

I'm 3weeks late for a period... I took 3 pregnancy test all came out negative and I been gettin light cramps... I have lost alot of weight to..

Irregular Menses: It is common for young women to miss periods, or have them come late, especially with excessive stress, weight loss, or exercise. If you did not ovulate (release an egg in the middle of your menstrual cycle) your period can be very light or not come at all. It may be heavier the following month. ...Read more

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Me and my girlfriend havn't done it and she's having really bad cramps and she can't pee if she pee is little it hurts alot? Every where we look bout it is bout pregnancy and we know is not that so what is going on?

Me and my girlfriend havn't done it and she's having really bad cramps and she can't pee if she pee is little it hurts alot? Every where we look bout it is bout pregnancy and we know is not that so what is going on?

Hello.: Hello. You are right, if she has never been sexually active than she is not pregnant. Pain with urination, and only be able to urinate small amounts can sometimes be caused by a urinary tract infection. It might be helpful if she sees her doctor. ...Read more

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Period is 28 days late. 4 negative urine pregnancy tests 1 negative blood test. Starting to get cramps/sharp pains what could this be?

Period is 28 days late. 4 negative urine pregnancy tests 1 negative blood test. Starting to get cramps/sharp pains what could this be?

Period starting?: Sometimes when you miss a period, the next one will come about a month later at its "usual" time. So, maybe the cramping is happening because you're about to get your period. If you don't get it in a few days and the pain persists, see doctor. ...Read more

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Do you get cramps throughout your most fertile days (ovulation)? I've been cramping for 4 days and I don't know if it's ovulation or pregnancy cramps

Do you get cramps throughout your most fertile days (ovulation)? I've been cramping for 4 days and I don't know if it's ovulation or pregnancy cramps

Ovulation pain: Ovulation is when a follicle, the cyst containing the egg, ruptures. Occasionally the ruptured cyst will refill with blood. You should do a pregnancy test if your period does not begin within 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Excruciating cramps with lighter period during pregnancy. How do I get rid of the plan?

Excruciating cramps with lighter period during pregnancy. How do I get rid of the plan?

One does not have a: Period during pregnancy. Although pain can occur. You should not have excruciating pain during early pregnancy, if your pain is that severe - you should be seen at an emergency room. ...Read more

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If idont get my period for two months and pregnancy test comes out negative what does that mean keep getting cramps too?

If idont get my period for two months and pregnancy test comes out negative what does that mean keep getting cramps too?

Cramps: If you don't ovulate, your uterine lining gets thickened and this causes worsening cramps. Probably time to have your physician give you provera (medroxyprogesterone) for 10 days to get your menses going again. ...Read more

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I took a pregnancy test and it came back positive but im getting cramps like if im going to get my period should I be worried?

I took a pregnancy test and it came back positive but im getting cramps like if im going to get my period should I be worried?

U may or may: Not be trying to spontaeously abort the pregnancy, please call your OB as u will need an exam, blood work and an ultrasound to see what is going on. ...Read more

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My last period was august 20-25. I have since had every pregnancy symptom but today I got my period with cramps. Is this possible or possible mc?

My last period was august 20-25. I have since had every pregnancy symptom but today I got my period with cramps. Is this possible or possible mc?

Pregnant?: Pregnancy is always a possibility. Purchase and perform a home pregnancy test. These usuallly turn positive when you're about a week late. If it's negative, repeat in a week and call your doctor. ...Read more

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My periods come every 2-3 wks, but I am 3 weeks late, had 4 negative pregnancy tests, heavy cramps last week, very thick discharge this week. Help!

Freq periods: It is time to call your doctor for an examination. You should not be having periods that frequently and with cramps. You may have an infection or other problem. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a period after being 11, 12 days late and had a few pregnancy symptoms? I had a miscarriage back in december but I had really bad cramps so I don't know if that was the case now.

Take a test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. If negative then see a doctor to discuss irregular menstrual cycles. If you are trying to get pregnant ovulation testing may need to be done. ...Read more

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When I walk I get back cramps during pregnancy (32 weeks pregnant)?

When I walk I get back cramps during pregnancy (32 weeks pregnant)?

Unsure: What your question is. If you are experiencing cramping with activity, reduce your activity level. Make sure you stay well-hydrated during exercise. ...Read more