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11 weeks pregnant and shooting pains

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charlottexox Wed 03-Feb-16 15:32:46

Hi!
I am really new to this site and I love the help and support all the ladies give each other.
I am currently 11 weeks pregnant and this is my first pregnancy, so I maybe overreacting slightly blush I also have PCOS so my chances of getting pregnant were very low to begin with, so now that I am pregnant I feel like it was meant to be!grin
Starting from Sunday evening I have had slight shooting pains in my stomach and groin area. I have had no bleeding or anything like that (thank goodness!).
Although when I have read online that it could possibly be round ligament pain confused?
Yesterday, I did indulge in a little bit of yummy chocolate and I know that it contains caffeine,could it be anything to do with my chocolatey treat?!hmm
The pain does only last about 3 seconds, it's not horrible pain - but it can be uncomfortable sometimes, but I am constantly worrying! sad

I have my first scan this coming monday (yay!) grin but my mind is always thinking the worst of everything, so now I am paranoid for Monday to arrive what with this pain! I should also stay away from google when pregnant - everything I seem to google comes up with such negative things sad which does not help my anxiety whatsoever!
I guess with only being 21, being so shocked about becoming pregnant in the first place and it being my first pregnancy, I am just being maybe a little too paranoid - but really can't help it at the moment lol sad.

Frazzled2207 Wed 03-Feb-16 15:41:39

Hi, I remember getting similar in my first pg, though not in my second. Best conclusion I could come to was that it was uterus stretching.
Pretty sure chocolate has nothing to do with itsmile

Mslg Wed 03-Feb-16 15:50:13

Sounds like round ligament pain to me. I get it when I stand up too quickly, sneeze, laugh... It's not nice, feels like an elastic band twanging inside me. Nothing to worry about, it's just your uterus growing and the ligaments around it stretching to accommodate this.

It definitely has nothing to do with the bar of chocolate you ate anyway!

Luckygirlcharlie Wed 03-Feb-16 15:51:14

Ditto what Frazzled said. Also there have been soooooo many threads on MN over the time I've been on asking the same question and everyone seems to always say it's totally normal. I think pain + blood generally = not great and check it out. Pain on its own is unfortunately par for the course! Best of luck and congrats.

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