Labor cramping (like PMS) vs. gas cramps.....

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Labor cramping (like PMS) vs. gas cramps.....

Postby babyhelstrup » Sun Jan 24, 2010 4:55 pm

It sounds so stupid but they are different right. Today (off and on) I have had PMS type of cramps (Low and mid). But I also ate some chilie.... I have tooted a little but not much. So wondering are PMS
(labor) cramps the same feeling as gas cramps...

I am wondering abt every little thing because we are not past EDD!.
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Postby meg1492 » Sun Jan 24, 2010 5:13 pm

In the same situation..past edd...oh well. We won't stay PG forever. LOL *sigh*

BUT, I have read that labor CAN feel like bowel cramping. I would say if it's getting stronger or more consistent then take it seriously..otherwise just sigh and ride it out.
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Postby jadie_f » Sun Jan 24, 2010 5:14 pm

hmmmmm, sounds suspicious. My labor pain started off as gassy cramps. This could be the start of something....KUP
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