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I am 37 weeks pregnant. I bent down to pick a heavy iron. I experienced a sharp pain in my belly and I immediately raised. Will it affect my baby?

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Dr. Kevin Olson
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In brief: Not likely

There is not enough room for both you and 37 week fetus to bend over anymore.
One of you got pinched, but you are the one that feels it. If fetal motion is still being felt, then baby is ok. If any major concerns, see your ob.

In brief: Not likely

There is not enough room for both you and 37 week fetus to bend over anymore.
One of you got pinched, but you are the one that feels it. If fetal motion is still being felt, then baby is ok. If any major concerns, see your ob.
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