Top
20
Doctor insights on: Pain Above Belly Button During Pregnancy

Share
Dr. Erik Borncamp
4 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Is numbness around belly button during pregnancy at 33 weeks normal?

Is numbness around belly button during pregnancy at 33 weeks normal?

Belly button: The skin can be stretched with the advancing pregnancy which can also stretch nerves. This is temporary. And yes, it is normal. ...Read more

3

3
Is a protruding belly button during pregnancy a sign of hernia?

Is a protruding belly button during pregnancy a sign of hernia?

Yes: Yes it is. It may improve after delivery. See a surgeon after delivery. ...Read more

5

5
My belly button has popped out during my pregnancy. Now it's four months after I delivered but why still my belly button didn't go inside.?

My belly button has popped out during my pregnancy. Now it's four months after I delivered but why still my belly button didn't go inside.?

Longer leash: Before your pregnancy, your belly button was tacked down on the inside to a ligament (which used to be the umbilical artery and vein) from your umbilical cord when you were born. The degenerated artery and vein- now ligament- delivered blood to your liver.
During your pregnancy that ligament stretched and probably tore so that the internal pucker is no more. ...Read more

8

8
Is a tingling pain in the belly button common during early pregnancy, my partner is 5 weeks pregnant today and experiencing this?

Is a tingling pain in the belly button common during early pregnancy, my partner is 5 weeks pregnant today and experiencing this?

The biggest: Thing to watch out for is if she runs a fever or develops increased nausea and vomiting; it may be muscular but, though low probability, one must always be aware of the appendix. ...Read more

11

11
Why would the top of my uterus be 2-3 inches higher than the belly button level it's supposed to be at 20 weeks during my 3rd pregnancy?

Why would the top of my uterus be 2-3 inches higher than the belly button level it's supposed to be at 20 weeks during my 3rd pregnancy?

YOUR ABDWALL SAGGING: AFTER FEW BABIES YOUR ABDOMEN WALL IS SAGGING SO MUCH THAT THE BUTTON ALSO LOW
AS LONG YOUR ULTRASOUND MEASUREMENT IS OK, ENJOY YOUR PREGNANCY ...Read more

12

12
At 20 weeks during a 3rd pregnancy, where is the top of the uterus usually located in relation to the belly button with a singleton pregnancy?

At 20 weeks: The uterus should be at the level of the belly button. This is measured with the patient reclining and relaxed by the obstetrician. This cannot be accurately measured while standing or by the patient herself (even if she is an obstetrician-personal experience with this!). ...Read more

13

13
In pregnancy when does your belly button sick out?

In pregnancy when does your belly button sick out?

Maybe never...: Maybe never but can be seen with umbilical hernias at any time during pregnancy. ...Read more

14

14
Can pregnancy cause your belly button to hurt or itch?

Can pregnancy cause your belly button to hurt or itch?

Yes: In later pregnancy the tissues of the navel are stretched. An inward navel may protrude. Stretching of tissue could cause itching or discomfort. ...Read more

15

15
My belly button has changed shape, it seems more stretched out now and has a small pink line coming out of it. Could this be a pregnancy sign?

Unlikely: If you've missed a period, the best way to tell if you're pregnant is to take a home pregnancy test. Skin changes, when they happen in pregnancy, tend to happen much, much later. Good luck! ...Read more

16

16
Will an itchy belly button be signs of pregnancy?

Will an itchy belly button be signs of pregnancy?

Itching navel is not: An early pregnancy indicator. Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging ; yawning. ...Read more

17

17
Itchy belly button sign of pregnancy?

Not at all : That is not a symptom of pregnancy. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

18

18
Is an itchy belly button a sign of pregnancy?

Is an itchy belly button a sign of pregnancy?

No, itchy belly: Button does not signal pregnancy. Please take a home pregnancy test if you miss your period. Take care. ...Read more

Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more