Why am I cramping during my first trimester?

Uterus stretching. Many women will feel mild cramping. This is from the uterus stretching and growing as the baby grows inside. If it is severe or if accompanied by bleeding it should be evaluated by your obgyn.

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Weird cramping feeling in butt area during first trimester? Last about 6 seconds then leaves. Normal or worrying?

Normal. Many women will have cramping and other pains during early pregnancy. This is rarely a sign of anything dangerous. Their are many changes occurring in your body that can cause these symptoms. Hope this helps. Read more...

Are moderate to severe cramps normal during first trimester? I have to stand still when they happen because they hurt so bad. When should I be worrie

Yes. Most people have some cramps a few days after the missed menses which can last a week or so . Sometimes these can be more exaggerated in intensity & length of time .If it is more on 1 side it could be a corpus luteum cyst of pregnancy . An ultra sound can sort this out , & if the u/s is normal I wouldn't worry. Read more...

Is mild cramping in the first trimester safe?

Maybe, maybe not. It is not uncommon to experience cramping and light bleeding early on during pregnancy. Infections of the bladder or cervix may also be a cause. Ectopic pregnancy, a potentially life-threatening complication also causes cramping early in pregnancy. Please see your doctor to be evaluated for these conditions. Read more...
Yes. Most women have some cramps early in pregnancy. The uterus begins to enlarge soon after conception, that can cause some cramoy pains. There will also be a cyst on one of the ovaries in every pregnant women - that is normal and is a normal part of the pregnancy, but may result in some cramps, pressure, and pain, especially in the early weeks of the pregnancy. Read more...

Is severe vomiting and cramping a sign of miscarriage in first trimester?

Possbily. Vomiting is usually more of a sign of morning sickness seen more commonly in early pregnancy. Cramping however can occur in normally in a pregnancy and but it could also mean that the pregnancy is abnormal. Bleeding is also a seen many times with cramping. The best thing to do is to go in and see an MD to get a sonogram and a blood pregnancy test to see what is happening. Read more...