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Shooting pains in vagina - Help!!

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Heavenscent86 Thu 14-Jan-16 17:39:57

What is this? Walking to the chip shop earlier, I felt a little uncomfortable because my baby was sitting low as is normal and then suddenly had really bad shooting pains in my vagina. Almost had to stop walking. They went after about five minutes but what on earth are they?

cheekstime Thu 14-Jan-16 17:59:14

I've had this a couple of times. I have always attributed it to stretch/growing pains. Few of them, then they stop, didn't go on for 5 mins but I haven't been walking with them. I've never mentioned them to the MW in the past but I'd mention it to her maybe. Hope that's the last of it for you.

SomebodySedateMe Thu 14-Jan-16 18:01:00

How far along are you? I had this between 16-24 weeks. My MW thought it was rlp.

SmileAndNod Thu 14-Jan-16 18:04:41

I had this with my (footling breech) baby. Very uncomfortable. Maybe mention it to your MW?

WilLiAmHerschel Thu 14-Jan-16 18:06:28

I had this when I was pregnant too. I have no suggestions but I think it's normal.

Heavenscent86 Thu 14-Jan-16 18:26:53

I'm 28+4 now. What's rlp? If I get it again I think I'll mention it but I'm assuming/hoping it's just to do with babys position.

angelpuffs Thu 14-Jan-16 19:14:19

RLP- round ligament pain. What you've described is v normal- just another delightful side effect of pregnancy!

BatMobile Thu 14-Jan-16 19:23:13

Fanny daggers. Very common. And annoying grin

Iwonderif Thu 14-Jan-16 19:26:04

Remembering them well. Also shooting pain up my bum too...blush soooo painful.

zannyminxoxox Thu 14-Jan-16 19:31:20

Im 29 weeks get them all the time batmobile is right fanny daggers 😁 sharp shooting pains in your vagina stop you in your tracks. I had them with my other 2 pregnancys aswell just same and both babies were fine

BatMobile Thu 14-Jan-16 19:40:16

I particularly enjoy my baby headbutting my cervix. Not uncomfortable IN THE SLIGHTEST.

Frank85 Thu 14-Jan-16 19:48:25

I had this at weeks 14 and 15 hurt so bad! But read its pretty common!

Heavenscent86 Thu 14-Jan-16 20:03:19

Thanks everyone. Sounds like it's pretty normal but just uncomfortable then. Hopefully baby won't enjoy tormenting me too often!

Daysleeper1985 Thu 14-Jan-16 20:12:28

Also heard it referred to as 'stabby vag' 😂

Annoying but normal, doesn't mean anything really.

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