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Labour Pains In Pregnancy
34 weeks preg sharp pains in vagina that take my breath away. Cramp like pains accompany. Preterm labor?
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
Get going: You will need to stay healthy and active throughout your pregnancy, and hip pain is not easy to self manage. Have your physician refer you to a musculoskeletal doctor for care of your pelvis and back. This problem is treatable. You may have to change your foot ware and your exercise routines sooner than later. Do not take over the counter medications at this stage of your pregnancy. ...Read more
39wks pregnant, 3rd child, dull/achy back pain, random contractions that feel like menstrual cramps. Onset of labor?
Yes it is normal: Yes it is normal and not unusual. ...Read more
Quite possible, but: At 38 wks, labor can start any time, but the milky discharge is a bit concerning. Typically discharge during pregnancy should be relatively clear without odor or associated burning/pain etc...Loss of mucus-plug is likely your 'mikly discharge" or if you just had relation, milky discharge could just be semen. Please see doc for eval. Good luck to you. ...Read more
Hiya 37weeks pregnant got back pain diorrhea and mild cramping in stomach cannit sleep is this early labour?
Varies: The fluid retention typical of pregnancy can cause aches and pain. The Progesterone level is very elevated during pregnancy - this results in some relaxation of ligaments and tendons throughout the body, which would also explain aches and pain. The enlarging uterus and the inherent pregnancy related presence of a cyst on at least one of the ovaries also could add to your aches and pain. ...Read more
No: This is not normal. It may prove to be nothing serious but it could also be a sign of a significant problem so I would see medical attention. You might start by trying to contact your regular doctor or obstetrician. If you can't reach them go to the ER. ...Read more
38 weeks, cramping on and off, sharp pains lower stomach, sharp back pains and pressure No spotting Can this be labor or false labor?
40weeks pregnant and having bad backache, shooting pains and stomach tightening. Is this the first stage of labour?
33wks pregnant and constant lower back pain and abdominal cramping for about 6 hours, am I in early labor?
No: Lower back pain, period of abdominal cramping are all normal at this stage of pregnancy. Your body is getting ready to deliver. This involves changes in ligament elasticity so that the pelvic girdle can widen to accommodate the baby's head. You know you are in true labor when you are no longer able to wait out the contractions. They will increase in intensity and frequency instead of going away. ...Read more
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