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An_217794 posted:
So my last period started 8/13/10... my period was due last Thursday. Just took two HPT which both came out positive. My concern is that I am feeling cramps like I normally feel before my period. Anyone else experiencing this?
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Averysmomma0106 responded:
Yes, I had the same thing with both pregnancies. I'm 4.5 weeks and I felt like I was going to start my period shortly after getting my positives with both. It wasn't bad cramps though, just mild ones.
 
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Help41 responded:
Some cramping might be due to "implantation" ?
 
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mendezwife responded:
Yea that's normal to feel lil cramps & things. Your body is changing. As long as it's not severe & you'd know if it was! or you bleed heavy. You'd know if something was wrong.
But just enjoy all the changes that are about to take place. & you might "spot" a lil or notice a lil something bc of implantation. All is normal. But you shouldn't bleed! (like a period)
Good luck & congrats to you!
 
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An_217795 replied to Help41's response:
implantation occurs up to 10 days after having unprotected sex and without implantation you can not have a positive pregnancy test
 
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ch1984 replied to An_217795's response:
just wanted to let u know that my last period was on the 15th and i got my first positive yesterday and as recomended by the women i work w/ i took one today and got another positive! and i too am having cramping. its not constant, it just kinda comes and goes. i keep thinking ugh my periods gonna start. but my mom said it my body changing. our babies r growing or atleast r uteruses r.! i hope it makes u feel better. when is ur first ob appointment? mine is the 29th. keep me posted. we r deff around the same time.
 
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lribarra responded:
I am 9 weeks now, but for my first week and a half after my positive test I was cramping and achy in both my lower abdoman and lower back, and everything has been just fine for me so far! Had my first u/s last week and all was perfect! And it won't be the only ache you feel either honey, so I say take this time to enjoy your new addition. If the cramps get worse and are accompanied by bleeding, then you need to check with your doctor. Good luck mama!
 
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JennMactastic responded:
Just like previous posters have said, cramping is totally normal. I felt just like you after I got my positive, I kept getting crampy and I was super nervous that I was going to m/c. Everything is fine now, though...I'm 11 weeks along and I just had my first u/s...baby is looking beautiful and active!! Try not to stress too much. The cramping could be your uterus growing, and it could also be gas :) Congrats on your BFP!!
Jenn (27) and James (30) expecting our third 4/1/2011! We already have 2 DS's (ages 4 and 2)...so we're rooting for a girl this time!
 
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An_217796 replied to ch1984's response:
Thanks to all for your feedback! You have made me feel so much better. Still have random light cramps, no bleeding what so ever. I go for my first appointment on the 22nd! Thanks to all!


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