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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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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 light cramping normal in early pregnancy?

Is light cramping normal in early pregnancy?

Cramping: Cramping is not normal, although, it does happen. More information is needed about your symptoms. Cramping and bleeding is concerning for miscarriage or tubal pregnancy. ...Read more

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Please tell me is cramping normal early in pregnancy?

Please tell me is cramping normal early in pregnancy?

See below: It's not normal, but it's very common. It doesn't mean anything is mecessarily wrong with the pregnancy. Let your doctor know. ...Read more

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Is stomach rumbling and cramp a normal pregnancy symptom?

Is stomach rumbling and cramp a normal pregnancy symptom?

Although cramping ;: ^ flatus can occur with early pregnancy - they are not diagnostic of pregnancy. Please take a pregnancy test if your period is late. Take care. ...Read more

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Is cramping in early pregnancy normal or not?

Is cramping in early pregnancy normal or not?

It sure can be.: Many women in early pregnancy say they feel like they are about to start their period. They may cramp, and even have some spotting or bleeding - but it usually seems different than a normal period. Cramping and bleeding that are increasing, with bleeding getting heavier than a normal period may be signs of miscarriage. And one-sided pain may signal a tubal pregnancy. Please get checked if unsure. ...Read more

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Is cramping during pregnancy normal? Please advise!

Is cramping during pregnancy normal? Please advise!

Yes: Could be your ligaments stretching, or depending on how far along, Braxton-Hicks or early labor. ...Read more

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Is cramping normal during week 4 of pregnancy?

Is cramping normal during week 4 of pregnancy?

Perhaps: As the uterus grows with the fetus, there can be some mild cframping. If there is no discharge of fluid, blood, foul material abdominal tenderness, fever and it is mild and goes away, then obeserve. If you have any complicated history, or concern, call your OB or be seen immediately. ...Read more

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My Lower back hurts. I am 6wks pregnant. No blood and sometimes slight cramping. Is this normal in early pregnancy?

My Lower back hurts. I am 6wks pregnant. No blood and sometimes slight cramping. Is this normal in early pregnancy?

Lots of Reasons: When pregnant, there are so many things going on. Your hormones are very different causing your ligaments to stretch quite a bit especially in the pelvis resulting in pain. Also the baby's position can place stress on your spine resulting in bulging discs or even herniated disks causing the sciatica pain. Recommend seeing a pregnancy specialized therapist that can guide you through this. ...Read more