I just turned 6 months pregnant today
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Brandy - posted on 11/29/2009
Sounds like braxton hicks. They are a pain in the butt but the more you get them, the more practice your uterus is getting, so this should make your labor quicker and easier for you. Contractions come and go and they radiate from the top of the uterus (which is almost at the bottom of your ribcage by now) down to your pelvis. Braxton hicks are more like a constant pain and feel like a cramp usually just in the lower part of the uterus or pelvic area. They will usually lighten or go away if you change your position or walk around a bit. But this is just a guideline. If you are ever worried that you might be in early labor, contact your doctor. If you have the cramping and any amount of blood or leaking fluid, go to your local labor and delivery room to get checked for labor.
Toni - posted on 11/29/2009
It is completely normal. It just your body getting ready for delivery. Your uterus is expanding, and your hips and pelvic bone are doing the same. As long as you have no bleeding you are fine. Try to take it easy and put your feet up as much as possible
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Sarah - posted on 11/29/2009
im 33 weeks pregnant and had that too for awhile in the beginning i too was worried about so i talked to the doctor about he said it is normal it could be caused by your uterus getting bigger for baby.it could also be baby moving in weird ways.the only time to be really worried is if it gets really bad like 9 on the pain scale plus bleeding or extreme vomiting or a discharge that smells bad.if you feel to worried about call your labor and delivery at your hospital and ask them or see your doctor.but most likely its normal
Jessica - posted on 11/29/2009
sorry if i spell stuff i suck at spelling well im not so sure its normal i did it but my dr was an idiot because when i had them i was in labor but just couldnt dialate so there for my daughter was a month and half late so u should really go get checked out
Louise - posted on 11/29/2009
you're bound to get all sorts of little niggly pains while pregnant trust me i knew all about that!!! all the advice that i was given is if you're unsure about anything ring your midwife or the hospital to make sure everything is ok they don't mind at all cos every pregnancy is different, i am sure u'v nothing to worry about
Jessica - posted on 11/29/2009
Look I think it is but you should still get it checked by your doctor.
I remember lots of cramps and pains through my pregnancy and after visiting my very good obstertrician ( if thats how you spell it ) he told me not to worry, after all you do have something growing in you and its bound to push and pull a little.
But like I said it dosn't hurt to have it looked at, maybe even for your own peace of mind....goodluck :)
Nakita - posted on 11/29/2009
yes it can be normal, its what they call braxton hicks or "false labour" just time them and if there coming every 5-3 mins then you should go get checked out but if there not 5-3 mins apart then you should have nothing to worry about! good luck !!!!
Nikki - posted on 11/29/2009
yes it is completely normal it could be that this is when u would have had a period if not pregnant so ur hormones r higher resultin in period symptoms or it could just be ur stomach stretching as ur baby grows or maybe u have been on ur feet a bit too much and need to make sure u rest more often and take things easier good luck! nikki xx
Laurel - posted on 11/29/2009
It could be that your body is practicing for birth, but I would definitely make sure to mention it to the doctor on the next visit. Its nothing to be worried about as long as there is no "show" (blood or mucus) when you go to the bathroom.
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