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Stabbing pains in early pregnancy

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chocolatefudge Sun 24-Apr-05 10:16:19

I'm 8 weeks pregnant now.
I had some short sharp stabbing pains about 3 times one after the other yesterday evening I don't know if it was because i'd just eaten not long ago or because i reached down to pick up my 13 month old baby from her cot. I also have PCOS but i didn't feel pains like this with my first pregnancy.

Is this normal? have you had pains like this?

chocolatefudge

flamesparrow Sun 24-Apr-05 10:22:25

I had pains like that, but mine was after chansing a baby rabbit round the room on my hands and knees, so that could explain it (softening of pelvic bone and all that)

Nemo1977 Sun 24-Apr-05 10:23:20

hi i get stabbing pains but also remember them with ds it could be to do with nerves being pressed...?

chocolatefudge Sun 24-Apr-05 10:30:37

Oh, i hope it's' normal then. It's worrying having these type of pains i hope i get a scan date soon.

chocolatefudge

expressmummy Sun 24-Apr-05 11:32:33

hi everyone
im about four weeks pregnant and i have had some reddish colour dicharge over the last couple of days has any one else exp this and if so was everything ok.

Nemo1977 Sun 24-Apr-05 11:36:28

express it could be implantation but i would go to ur dr to get checked..only prob is at 4wks there isnt a lot to see so they may book u in for a scan in a couple of weeks

expressmummy Sun 24-Apr-05 11:37:26

thanks its more water than actual discharge so im not sure what it is

mummytosteven Sun 24-Apr-05 12:12:47

chocolate - i had those in early PG - think it's just from the ligaments stretching as your uterus and everything shifts about

MommyD Sun 24-Apr-05 12:53:35

I had nasty stabbing pains early on in pregnancy with all three pregnancies. I also had the dull ache of period pains that would sometimes last a few hours. Seems it must be normal!

alison222 Sun 24-Apr-05 13:53:36

I had pains too. I was told it was things beginning to move about a little as the uterus starts growing. Unless they are constant and agonising I was told not to worry

mishmash Sun 24-Apr-05 13:55:06

My nanny had these and still has them from time to time. The hosp said it was normal just your body adjusting.

Elly1801 Sun 22-May-05 12:15:40

Reassuring to hear that. I had a stabbing pain last night after picking something up off floor and then again just ten mins ago as I was sitting at computer. Were they low down across base of lower abdomen, towards groin? Is that uterus territory (all these things I'm finding out!)

I'm 6 weeks tomorrow.

Elly

Tipex Sun 22-May-05 17:50:18

I had such horrible stabbing pains from 4 weeks to 8 weeks that I thought I was having an ectopic and went for an early scan. I wasnt! I couldnt believe how bad the pains were. Mostly on one side but could be in the middle and the other side too. Assume now it was everything strecthing down there but they used to take my breath away.

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