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user1479405273 Thu 17-Nov-16 19:25:32

Can anyone please help I'm 35 weeks pregnant and I'm getting quite bad shooting pains downstairs sorry TMI and a lot of think discharge anyone know what is happening to me??? confused

Phoenix76 Thu 17-Nov-16 22:45:07

Hello there! Sounds exactly what I had, my midwife told me with a knowing smile it's known as "lightning crutch" (apt description as it did indeed feel like lightning) I also had the discharge thing. It's such a pleasant experience isn't it!!! If you get concerned obviously contact your midwife or health professional but as soon as I read your post it all came back to me! Hope you sail through the rest and best wishes.

Phoenix76 Thu 17-Nov-16 22:46:25

Forgot to add, she said it's totally harmless and they think it's because your cervix is moving about with the pressure.

DomesticAnarchist Thu 17-Nov-16 22:50:04

I think round here it's known as "fanny daggers". I remember them well....!

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