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What should I do if I have cramps in the beginning of my pregnancy?

What should I do if I have cramps in the beginning of my pregnancy?

Relax: Cramps are a normal and common occurrence with pregnancy and most often are normal. If they are severe, or are associated with heavy bleeding, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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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 there any stomach pains or cramps in the beginning of a pregnancy?

Is there any stomach pains or cramps in the beginning of a pregnancy?

Sure.: Mild pelvic or lower abdominal colicky pains are frequently described by women in their first few weeks of pregnancy. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily. ...Read more

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What causes cramps in pregnancy?

What causes cramps in pregnancy?

Uterus: The uterus is what cramps during pregnancy. This could be a normal process. It is caused by the growth of the baby and your uterus reacting to it. If you are contracting though you ought to see a doctor to make sure everything is okay. ...Read more

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Are cramps a symptom of pregnancy?

Are cramps a symptom of pregnancy?

Can be: Occasional cramping can happen in pregnancy. If severe or persistent, need evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I manage cramps in pregnancy?

How can I manage cramps in pregnancy?

Cramps are a warning: The feeling of cramping may signal uterine contractions, uterine infection, bladder infection or other problems. Many can be treated, but it is essential that a pregnant woman with cramping contact an OB provider. In most cases she will be asked to go to labor & delivery for evaluation and monitoring for labor. No one should try to "manage" uterine cramping alone. That would be too risky for baby! ...Read more

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Are cramps in early pregnancy normal?

Yes: Many women have cramping in early pregnancy. The uterus is a muscle and women will sometimes experience menstrual type cramping in early pregnancy. Ligament discomfort is also common as the uterus increases in size. ...Read more

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Are cramps during pregnancy irregular?

Are cramps during pregnancy irregular?

Many causes 4 cramps: Cramping in pregnancy can come from several things from bladder infection to early labor. It is always best to contact an OB provider when they occur so such problems can be assessed and put into perspective given the patient's medical history and status. Thanks for asking @drpam. ...Read more

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When should cramps in early pregnancy stop?

When should cramps in early pregnancy stop?

See a Provider: Cramps during early pregnancy should resolve. If they don't, you may need an ultrasound to make sure the pregnancy is in the uterus and that you do not have a pathological ovarian cyst. See a provider for help with this! ...Read more

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Can you have pregnancy cramps at 2-3weeks ?

Can you have pregnancy cramps at 2-3weeks ?

Light cramping: is possible in the weeks after missing one's period. ...Read more