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early pregnancy did any of you have any spotting or discharge or pressure in stomach area

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lotti37 Tue 30-Nov-10 14:54:51

Hello

I did a pregnancy test yesterday as i am 2 weeks late and it came up positive. really pleased. my stomach feels like i have swollowed a football, feel really bloated almost like someone sitting on my stomach all the time, i feel really tired and sense of smell really strong. this morning had a little bit of pink blood. No more today but wanted to find out whether any of you had this or whether you had any discharge? colour? i worry about any cramping or discomfort that something bad is going to happen. any advice?

Thank you!

lotti

lilly13 Tue 30-Nov-10 15:04:20

congratulations!! i didn't have any spotting in early pregnancy. i had mild cramps, similar to period cramps, but much lighter, approximately 1-2 times per day from 5 weeks onwards (these lasted for about 5-10 minutes). deep breathing (i did yoga uzhai breath) or lying down (if possible) helped have these go away. that's normal - a sign of uterus stretching. i read in a book that bloating is also normal. if your spotting turns into bleeding, you should go see a doctor. if you get heavy bleeding, go the emergency room immediately. good luck on your pregnancy! i hope it goes well.

NW20 Tue 30-Nov-10 15:10:42

I had some spotting, well I would say it was more than spotting, at about 7 weeks and 12 weeks, I was worried and went to the hospital at 12 weeks but it was fine and they said its very common especially at around the time u would normally have your period.

lotti37 Tue 30-Nov-10 15:14:37

hi thanks for reply. i have 2 children already. my stomach feels a bit like i have been punched in the stomach,bad winded sort of feeling , very strange. i remember feeling like that with my last one but can't remember discharge. i am keeping my fingers crossed .i have not said anything to husband yet. not sure what to do.

TransatlanticCityGirl Tue 30-Nov-10 19:17:21

I haven't had any spotting but I did have a whole lot of discharge (white cloudy). I could feel some hardening in my absominal area straight away, and I had some mild cramps which my sister thought was me being able to feel the implantation happening.
The discharge started about a day after my period was due, and the cramping started around the same time it would normally start if I were going to have a period.

tea4tw0 Wed 01-Dec-10 11:42:28

I had a light brown show from week 5 and still felt like my period was going to start. It's my 1st and i'm 41, i've been told it's perfectly normal and it's everything moving and stretching internally. I had an MC earlier in the year, but that was very different. Now at 7 weeks and show finally stopped - hope all goes well for you.

RockLovesMincePies Wed 01-Dec-10 12:26:52

I had brown/red spotting at around 8 weeks for about a week and all was fine. I was told by the EPU consultant that it was a hormonal thing and I am now 31 weeks along and all is well.

In my first pregnancy I had no spotting, but did have awful period like cramps (bad enough to take paracetmol) and a swollen, hard tummy from my bfp up to about 8 weeks or so. Dd is now a healthy 5 yr old.

Loubilouu Thu 02-Dec-10 14:27:26

i had spotting early on..
it could just be because your period is due, or also after sex you can get a light pinkish blood spotting. thats nothing to worry about, however if the bleeding gets worse or you get any abdonimal pain, go straight to you gp.

lotti37 Fri 03-Dec-10 14:24:28

hi
went for scan today and they said i'm 5 weeks 2 days so very early. they said the egg/sack looks very healthy.slightly too early to spot heartbeat. they said to come back next week.

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