A bit of cramping...when to call the doc?

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A bit of cramping...when to call the doc?

Postby MommaR » Thu Jan 09, 2014 1:40 pm

So I haven't had any cramping for many weeks now. Now yesterday and today my hips hurt and my lower back (yesterday hips and lower back hurt worse)... but I'm having a bit of tiny cramping. It's located under my belly rim if that makes any sense.

Freaks me out a bit. I haven't done this in awhile. Should I call the doc about that or just let it be?

I don't have any blood or anything. The cramping isn't severe at all. It's more bothersome than painful.

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Re: A bit of cramping...when to call the doc?

Postby Gonzo1 » Thu Jan 09, 2014 2:18 pm

To me it sounds just like your uterus or ligaments are stretching out to accommodate your LO. If it gets severe or you see blood, then definitely call. But if it's just a bother as you said I would not worry about it.
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Re: A bit of cramping...when to call the doc?

Postby MommaR » Thu Jan 09, 2014 2:22 pm

Thanks :)
Me: 30
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Ultrasound November 11, 2013 - Saw baby and heartbeat (122)!
Ultrasound at 8 weeks 6 days heartbeat was 164!
H.b. at 13 weeks was 148!
Elective Ultrasound 16.2 weeks - IT'S A GIRL!!!
Ultrasound 18.6 weeks - STILL a girl!!!
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Re: A bit of cramping...when to call the doc?

Postby SusanT » Thu Jan 09, 2014 3:02 pm

I agree with PP, mild cramping with no bleeding is normal as muscles and ligaments stretch. Just be sure to drink enough water. My friend gave me a great analogy that dehydrated muscles are like stretching corduroy. Nice, hydrated muscles like spandex.

But if there is concern, always call. Better to be safe!
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Re: A bit of cramping...when to call the doc?

Postby MommaR » Thu Jan 09, 2014 6:31 pm

Makes sense. Yeah they werent intense and had no other symptoms or cause for concern so I decided not to call.

I haven't been drinking as much water as normal either so ill pick it up!

Thanks much
Me: 30
DH: 28
DS 1: 5
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Angel Baby: August 31, 2013 (6 weeks)
BFP: October 22, 2013 EDD July 8, 2014!
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Beta: 143 (14 dpo)
Ultrasound November 11, 2013 - Saw baby and heartbeat (122)!
Ultrasound at 8 weeks 6 days heartbeat was 164!
H.b. at 13 weeks was 148!
Elective Ultrasound 16.2 weeks - IT'S A GIRL!!!
Ultrasound 18.6 weeks - STILL a girl!!!
Ultrasound 20 weeks - S.T.I.L.L. a girl!!! :)
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