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Early pregnancy - worrying signs!

(4 Posts)
ExpatAl Fri 15-Feb-13 10:26:46

I felt like I'd been kicked in the back when I was 4 weeks pregnant.

HavingALittleFaithBaby Fri 15-Feb-13 10:20:50

Is the pain one sided? I had a UTI that tracked to my kidney at 8 weeks and I had really bad one sided pain. Course of antibiotics (safe in pregnancy) cleared it up. It's worth contacting your GP if it doesn't settle down to check if there's a reversible cause for your symptoms.

Like Serious says, Spotting, whilst terrifying, is quite common in early pregnancy. I'd get checked out just to put your mind at ease.

SeriousStuff Fri 15-Feb-13 09:32:01

A lot of women experience this early on and it's often from implantation. I had some light pink CM and luckily had read that this is completely normal. I think the time to start worrying is if you have bright red blood flow.

I was also having backache similar to that which I have when I've got AF. But again, completely normal. I'm now on week 6+1 and have no symptoms whatsoever anymore! Waiting for them, to kick in maybe in a week or so!

Having said this, if it lasts for a few days, you are well within your rights to contact your hospital's maternity unit and ask to go in for a check-up.

Keep us posted and congratulations!!!

Nat071986 Fri 15-Feb-13 09:27:42

Hi! I am very early pregnant (about 4 weeks) with my 2nd baby and have noticed this morning a very slight brown stained discharge. I also have back ache but not lower back ache more upper back............I am worrying now this might be something not very nice. Has anyone else experienced anything similar. Thanks

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