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Is it normal for my stomache to not hurt but for it to feel wierd in early pregnancy?

Is it normal for my stomache to not hurt but for it to feel wierd in early pregnancy?

Depends: There are a lot of things that change both chemically and physically in early pregnancy. It depends on what you mean by early. In the first twelve weeks, the hormones your body produces are changing how your stomach responds to food, loosening the ligaments that hold your uterus in place and helping the placenta and baby grow. All of these can make the "tummy" feel "weird". ...Read more

Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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 normal for your stomach to hurt if you're pregnant. ?

Is it normal for your stomach to hurt if you're pregnant.  ?

Mild cramping: can occur with pregnancy but pain is not a diagnostic symptom for pregnancy. Even if one is pregnant - abdominal pain from a variety of causes could occur. ...Read more

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12 weeks pregnant and it hurts in my stomach to breathe, is this normal?

12 weeks pregnant and it hurts in my stomach to breathe, is this normal?

Stretching abdomen: Deep inspiration will move your rib cage and your abdominal muscles. Talk to you obstetrician about this. ...Read more

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Am pregnant, i been having pain below my stomach for several days already, it hurts all day especially when i walk or am bend down is it normal?

Am pregnant, i been having pain below my stomach for several days already, it hurts all day especially when i walk or am bend down is it normal?

Needs evaluation: Without knowing how far along you are this is not an easy question to answer. If you are experiencing pain outside of the ordinary you should notify your doctor for evaluation. If you are later in pregnancy or at a point where preterm labor is an issue then this is even more important. ...Read more

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Im 38 weeks pregnant, and it hurts to touch the lower part of my stomach. Is that normal?

Im 38 weeks pregnant,  and it hurts to touch the lower part of my stomach. Is that normal?

Go to L;D: If you are having pain at 38 weeks, it's best to be evaluated on labor ; delivery. Having no other history for you, and given that you want to be extra careful at term, definitely go to l;d and be evaluated. Best of luck, . ...Read more

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39 weeks pregnant and when ever the baby kicks it hurts an my stomach gets hard is this normal?

39 weeks pregnant and when ever the baby kicks it hurts an my stomach gets hard is this normal?

Common: The uterus is responding to he kicks and contracting, making it hard and since it is large it feels like your whole abdomen as a common phenomenon. ...Read more

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Im 38 weeks pregnant and for the last 3 days my stomach has been rock hard and hurts at the top. Is this normal?

Im 38 weeks pregnant and for the last 3 days my stomach has been rock hard and hurts at the top. Is this normal?

Call your OB now: A rock hard abdomen that is not rhythmically contracting could be a forerunner to placental abruption.(sudden detachment). Call your OB and get examined. ...Read more

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I'm 8 weeks pregnant and if my husband plops his arm on my stomach to hurt it hurts n if my son jumps on me it's hurts is this normal?

I'm 8 weeks pregnant and if my husband plops his arm on my stomach to hurt it hurts n if my son jumps on me it's hurts is this normal?

Yes: This pain is your body's way of telling you that your husband should not plop his arm on your stomach and your son should not jump on you. Continuing to do so could cause problems. If pain is longer lasting and/or more intense see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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Im 27w pregnant, i've been crying and depressed for the past two days. And since i've been crying, my stomach left lower side hurts bad. Is it normal?

Im 27w pregnant, i've been crying and depressed for the past two days. And since i've been crying, my stomach left lower side hurts bad. Is it normal?

Not normal: Left lower quadrant abdominal pain may be related to a number of causes, including related to your pregnancy. Depression and mood instability is not normal in pregnancy. Please consult your physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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31 weeks pregnant, it feels like there's not enough room for my baby in my stomach - it hurts like crazy every time she moves... Is that normal?

31 weeks pregnant, it feels like there's not enough room for my baby in my stomach - it hurts like crazy every time she moves... Is that normal?

Consultation: Check with your doctor. This is a situation between you and your baby. You attending physician is more suited than anyone in evaluating your conditions. ...Read more

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I'm 3 weeks pregnant is it normal that when i stretch my arms into the air the bottom part of my stomach hurts?

I'm 3 weeks pregnant is it normal that when i stretch my arms into the air the bottom part of my stomach hurts?

Yes: Your uterus will be growing quickly throughout your pregnancy and that pain you feel is likely due to ligament stretching already in your uterus. The uterus is a muscle and it's held in your pelvis by a lot of ligaments. As your uterus gets bigger, you might notice a pulling or pain as you turn in bed, bed over to pick things up, etc. ...Read more

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29 weeks pregnant stomach becomes very sore and sensitive at night hurts to move or touch is this normal or should I go see my dr?

29 weeks pregnant stomach becomes very sore and sensitive at night hurts to move or touch is this normal or should I go see my dr?

Go see OB MD: Sore abdomens when pregnant can be common from fetal kicking or movement, however it would be better if your OB MD confirmed that by exam. ...Read more

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I am 34 weeks pregnant and my skin on my stomach feels like its going to rip. My skin hurts to touch and im very uncomfortable. Is that normal ?

I am 34 weeks pregnant and my skin on my stomach feels like its going to rip. My skin hurts to touch and im very uncomfortable. Is that normal ?

Stretching: The elasticity and plasticity of skin is amazing. Stretch marks (striae) can result from marked distension. Some ladies feel that emollients and gentle massage will help skin stretch better. Significant focal pain can be abnormal. Discuss this at your next obstetric visit. ...Read more

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Am I pregnant if I have a beat in my stomach ?& I finished running my stomach hurt and thats not normal bc fit it kinda felt like a period but itsnot

Am I pregnant if I have a beat in my stomach ?& I finished running my stomach hurt and thats not normal bc  fit it kinda felt like a period but itsnot

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more