First Trimester Cramping
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ajfred4 posted:
I'm 8 weeks pregnant and I'm still having cramping like i'm going to start my period. Sometimes it's takes so much out of me i have to lay down. This is my second pregnancy; I didn't have cramping like this in my first one. Cramping is also followed with a lot of pressure. Any advice would be helpful. Thank U
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beckie_33 responded:
I am having the same problem and it's my first pregnancy. It's very uncomfortable. I have found that soaking in a bath helps a little with the cramping.
 
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cjl0510 responded:
I have had cramping in all three of my pregnancies. I think it's mostly due to your uterus expanding. I wouldn't worry about it unless it's associated with bleeding. But definitely ask your doctor about it at your next appt. Good luck!
 
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FrenchBulldogMom responded:
It might be round ligament pain from your uterus stretching. Mine started around 10 weeks and has continued. I'll be 19 weeks on Tuesday and I've had some pain and twinges for the past few days. I'm probably about to have a big baby bump grwth spurt this week.