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24/05/2016 at 22:38
I am 9 weeks pregnant and I have been getting quite bad period like cramps suddenly for about 3 weeks now! i had a scan last weekend everything was fine. Was just wondering if anyone else had been getting these cramps and if so, any solutions?
25/05/2016 at 10:24
Sadly 'growing pains' are all part of the norm in pregnancy. Your uterus will grow in size as baby grows meaning that all the muscles around it need to move & stretch to accommodate. On top of this your other organs can notice the sudden decrease in space beside them - your bowels will get squashed making you feel constipated or have diarrhoea, your bladder will get squashed making you want to wee more, your ribs will feel tight & your lungs squashed making you feel more short on breath...
Cause for concern would be any bleeding or if the pain becomes so intense you are doubling over
26/05/2016 at 13:28
Yes these have been driving me crazy for the past week I will be 6 weeks pregnant tomorrow and have been getting them right along I have an ultrasound set up for tomorrow but my doctor said it's all normal if you start bleeding with my son I think I had some light cramping everything just has to stretch out
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