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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. Linda Callaghan
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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 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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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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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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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