Skip to content

    Announcements

    Attention All WebMD Community Members:

    These message boards are closed to posting. Please head on over to our new WebMD Message Boards to check out and participate in the great conversations taking place: https://messageboards.webmd.com/

    Your new WebMD Message Boards are now open!

    Making the move is as easy as 1-2-3.

    1. Head over to this page: https://messageboards.webmd.com/family-pregnancy/f/pregnancy/

    2. Choose the tag from the drop-down menu that clicks most with you (and add it to any posts you create so others can easily find and sort through posts)

    3. Start posting

    Have questions? Email us anytime at CommunityManagement@webmd.net

    PLEASE NOTE: If you are not yet pregnant click here to check out one of our other pregnancy communities.
    Off and on cramping
    avatar
    Faithful0120 posted:
    Hey I'm 7 weeks and 4 days pregnant and Ive been having some period like cramping that brings me too my knees. The nurse told me I was fine it was just my muscles streching. I'm not bleeding or seeing any discharge, but the pain hurts so bad that I want to curle up in a ball and cry. What should I do? I go to the dr next Thursday, but should I go to the hospital before then? This is my first time being pregnant and I just want to make sure that my baby is fine.
    Was this Helpful?
    10 of 18 found this helpful
     
    avatar
    tlkittycat1968 responded:
    I know mild cramping in early pregnancy is normal but if it brings you to your knees and makes you want to cry, that is not normal. I would go to the hospital just to make sure everything is okay. Even if everything is fine, just being told that would make me feel better.


    Helpful Tips

    'Tummy Time’ May Not Be NeededExpert
    According to a recent article in Parents Magazine, a new study, published in May in the journal Early Human Development, suggests that ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    3 of 3 found this helpful

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.