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Cramping-do I need to worry?

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Onlymydogunderstandsme Fri 07-Oct-11 21:42:42

im 4+6 today and last few days have been having some feelings like cramping it's not painful and not like period cramps more like stretching? I remember being told that some cramping is normal due to the uterus stretching, is this normal?

jumpyjan Fri 07-Oct-11 21:47:42

If your instincts say stretching im sure thats all it is. I had this a lot whilst pregnant with my second child almost to the point of feeling like period pain but it was just stretching and all was fine. I know you will anyway but try not to worry.

melliebobs Fri 07-Oct-11 22:13:25

i got alot of period type pains until week 10 or so and occasionally still get them now. It did worry me as it's all new, but as long as i wasn't doubled over with pain or there was no bleeding i tried not to get too worried about it. Like everyone says its more than likely stretching.

JohnnyRod Fri 07-Oct-11 22:15:59

Mrs Rod had a lot of that sort of thing until around week 10-12 I think. As Mellie says, if there's no more bleeding than the odd spot then it's probably fine (in my vast knowledge of not yet had one spawn! Mrs Rod did read a lot about this though)

justhayley Fri 07-Oct-11 23:47:36

I was rolling about in agony from 2-5 weeks pains woke me up in the night was horrible. I had two scans at the early pregnancy unit at 5 and then 7 weeks and everything was as it should be. I'm now 11+4 and have my 12 week next week smile I would assume anything if I were u - try not to worry but get yourself ur your EPU or GP and get a referral and get it checked out. Better to know for sure than spend time guessing. U won't see much at 4 weeks but they will be able to see if everything's where it should be and try will probably book u in again for a few weeks after when they will be able to pick up a heart beat.
Hope everything's ok xxx

themightyskim Sat 08-Oct-11 08:57:50

Ive been surprised by just how much pain I seem to have been in the last couple of weeks - nothing agonising just constant pulling tugging and shooting pains - ive been reassured its all perfectly normal and had my 12 weeks scan yesterday smile

Onlymydogunderstandsme Sat 08-Oct-11 09:48:26

Thanks for the reassurance, it's not painful just feels like something is going on....which of course it is!!

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