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Is this normal

(7 Posts)
Becky5W Fri 20-May-16 19:12:32

Hi. I'm 5/6 weeks pregnant and for the last couple of weeks I've been feeling really strange in my tummy. Basically I sometimes get sharp pains but more often esp on an afternoon it feels like it's doing summersalts. Is this normal with it being so early on. I can't remember feeling like this when I was pregnant with my 1st. Also I'm overweight and when I googled about it it said that it's skinny women who feel movements very early on?! Thanks

MrsJoeyMaynard Fri 20-May-16 19:18:55

Isn't a baby only about 1 cm long at 5/6 week pregnant?

Not sure what you're feeling, but I think it's unlikely to be the baby unless you're further along than you think.

Becky5W Fri 20-May-16 19:20:48

Yeah I don't think it is the baby but I'm worried in case something is wrong. Feels so strange!

Willberry Sat 21-May-16 00:29:38

Not got any experience of being pregnant yet but have read that the hormones cause your uterus to change shape which can cause cramping type pains so maybe tgat could be it.

Becky5W Sat 21-May-16 18:34:31

Yeah I've read that too. Hopefully it's just that smile x

memyselfandaye Sat 21-May-16 18:37:20

It sounds like stretching pains, I had them, I knew I was pregnant but for the first 3 months I felt like my period was going to come because of the cramps.

Becky5W Mon 23-May-16 06:54:50

Aw thank you for replying. Yes that's how I feel, feel happier knowing it's normal!

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