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Feeling of pressure in uterus in early pregnancy - I'd be so grateful for some reassurance

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Pinkandwhite Tue 17-Dec-13 17:42:21


I'm current 4+3 weeks pregnant and I'm experiencing some pressure in my uterus. I also have lower back ache. Has anyone else had these symptoms together? Is it normal? I'd be SO grateful for some reassurance. Thanks

VJONES1985 Tue 17-Dec-13 17:43:57

Hi pinkandwhite. I'm 5+0 today and had those symptoms a couple of days ago. Had more pressure today too. From what I've heard, it's normal!

Pinkandwhite Tue 17-Dec-13 17:48:42

Thanks vjones you're a star. Did you have backache at the same time? I just want to click my fingers and be in February having my 12 week scan!

VJONES1985 Tue 17-Dec-13 18:03:40

Yes, had it for one day but pressure for more than that. Tell me about it - am having an early scan on Monday and am terrified!

Pinkandwhite Tue 17-Dec-13 18:34:17

Oh it'll be so lovely to have a scan. I've got one booked for Monday 6th Jan. there wouldn't be any point in me going before Xmas because I'm a few days behind you. I wish I could have one sooner. Are you feeling less anxious now than you were the other day? I hope you are.

VJONES1985 Tue 17-Dec-13 18:35:34

I'm only having an early one because I'm diabetic and I have to. I'm quite nervous really and not feeling much more relaxed! Ha ha!

Pinkandwhite Tue 17-Dec-13 18:54:40

I bet the scan will put your mind at ease. They'll be able to tell you that your baby is developing normally.

VJONES1985 Tue 17-Dec-13 18:56:47

Yeah, hopefully :-) Am also meeting my diabetes midwife on Monday too.

Pinkandwhite Tue 17-Dec-13 19:05:16

Ah cool. Good luck. Xx

Pinkandwhite Tue 17-Dec-13 19:05:41

P.s. the pressure seems to have gone now!

VJONES1985 Tue 17-Dec-13 19:06:10

Yes, mine has been off and on too.

Pinkandwhite Sun 09-Feb-14 17:59:01

I'm just coming back to update this now I'm 12 weeks pregnant (just in case any other worried pregnant women read this thread in the future). It turned out that the pressure I was feeling was absolutely fine and nothing to worry about.

Droflove Sun 09-Feb-14 20:16:18

Stretching! I had that weird pressure feeling loads on my first pregnancy, not so much this time.

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