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Stretching Pains.

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abcdef12345 Mon 17-Mar-14 18:08:14

What does stretching pains feel like in very early pregnancy? Thanks.

DitaVonCreamTeas Mon 17-Mar-14 18:17:30

Do you mean the ligaments stretching around your tummy?

abcdef12345 Mon 17-Mar-14 18:34:39

Yes thats what i meant lol.

DitaVonCreamTeas Mon 17-Mar-14 19:04:29

smile Mine were mostly around the sides of my growing bump, and they felt like a pulled muscle, not like a cramp, more like an aching feeling of something being stretched - because that's exactly what it was. I remember the peak time was end of the 1st and start of the 2nd trimester. Might be different for different women though.

squizita Mon 17-Mar-14 19:08:16

I've had a variety- some stretchy, some sharp twinges that go more quickly. At week 14 I sometimes feel like my insides are jostling for space (I suppose they are) not painful but I'm aware my uterus is bigger even though no external bump.

Sausageypyramids Mon 17-Mar-14 19:14:47

I had some in early pg (from about 4-8 weeks, so started v soon after I discovered I was pg. Felt like more severe period cramps so I was initially worried but my GP reassured me that as a standalone symptom it was just stretching.

Sometimesbrunette Mon 17-Mar-14 19:17:09

I've had loads of different ones. Stabbing pains, dull aches, twinges and they are all normal.

abcdef12345 Tue 18-Mar-14 22:14:31

Thanks everyone with your comments. These pains have been coming and going x

Dazedconfused Wed 19-Mar-14 07:31:06

thank you for this thread I've had all of the above and since is my first didn't know if normal or not smile

abcdef12345 Wed 19-Mar-14 10:03:36

I've noticed mine gets worse at night x

BumpNGrind Wed 19-Mar-14 16:17:39

I though mine were period pains, really really similar. It felt very low down as well.

ecuse Wed 19-Mar-14 16:28:53

Stabby crampy pains for me, usually around sides of where my bump would be if I had one yet (6 weeks), and along the bottom

In my last pregnancy they graduated to Stabby Vagina Pains which were not much fun. They used to make me physically flinch, and hard to explain if people innocently ask what's wrong grin

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