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very early mamas, are you crampy?

post #1 of 27
Thread Starter 
: I'm coming out of lurkdom to ask a question, not quite ready to dive in here since this is my 3rd DDC this year.

I have to ask though, are any of the really early mamas still crampy? I'm not even late yet, 10 days post ovulation. I've been crampy since I ovulated and I'm still crampy.

Just hoping I'm not the only one.
post #2 of 27
11dpo here.. I'm crampy. I'm still not 100% convinced I'm actually pg (but you probably know that from all the drama and pee stick pictures!). I've been sort of achey/full feeling in the uterus region. Today I had a few very sharp cramps that lasted about 10 minutes. I thought for sure AF was on her way, but nothing.

: for you
post #3 of 27
I was very crampy all last week (week3-4). I even posted about it here. Not so much so this week though.
post #4 of 27
Hey, Rach! Glad to see you here.
Sticky baby dust!

All I can tell you is that I continued to feel like AF was comin' any minute until about 5 weeks. It does nothing to calm your nerves! But it seems normal.

How does the current crampiness compare to your typical PMS?
post #5 of 27
Thread Starter 
Thanks guys.

Hi PrayinFor12! It's not as bad as my worst days, like day 1 or 2. It's more like day 3 or 4. Not what I would call mild, but not to the point where I feel like I need to lay down with a heating pad (not that I can do that anyway!)
post #6 of 27
Oh, poor Rach. I know this is hard, but don't freak if it's not noticeably worse than PMS.

I'm still (6wk5d) having a big dull ache all across my abdomen. It's very diff than those pre-AF cramps that finished a week ago. But it's still a feeling, and in our situation that can be hard.

Last Sunday was the dpo I started bleeding at last time (if you haven't counted yet, don't you dare! it'll drive you nutso) But I made it through Sunday and didn't faint from fear or anything. I just say all that to say "I know the feeling."
post #7 of 27
Thread Starter 
Thanks PrayinFor12, it's definitely not worse than AF cramps. I remember being crampy when I was pregnant with DS, and that one turned out alright!

If I can just get to 10 weeks, I'll feel a lot better.

post #8 of 27
I am still crampy and I am almost 3 weeks DPO. They are not super serious cramps but it feels like my period is going to come any time now.

OP, hang in there, try not to stress - I appreciate how stressful and scary this is!
post #9 of 27
I was crampy before I got my bfp but have heard of lots of women who continue to feel crampy much longer. Grow baby grow!
post #10 of 27
I got my BFP at 9dpo, but was so crampy from 6dpo to 12dpo that I had trouble believing my period wasn't right around the corner. I had an early m/c in June, and feeling those cramps made me positive that this pregnancy wouldn't stick.

Well, now I'm 6 weeks pregnant! Obviously, things can still go wrong, but at least I'm no longer feeling so horribly crampy.

Much, much baby dust to you!
post #11 of 27
I sam still extremely crampy and expecting AF to show at any time!
post #12 of 27
I felt crampy too. It was most of the time in my sides, but sometimes in the middle even or very deep feeling of crampiness. I've had 3 m/c in the last year too. I feel ok now, and I'm hoping things continue to go well. I do feel better now as far as cramps go, BUT I'm very sick now, so I'm hoping that it's a good sign too. Good luck Rach!!!
post #13 of 27
I'm now 5w4d and I still feel not crampy but a touch of something. It's actually kind of cool-with our son I felt the aches on my left side, which is where the placenta ended up and this is very clearly on the right. Cramps aches and even bleeding are all pretty normal. And I think nausea is pretty typically a good sign, although it is no fun!
post #14 of 27
I'm crying as I type this (I'm so freaking emotional) because I've been cramping for the past two days. At first they were really sharp and then this morning I woke up and almost called 911. My mom said they were "growing pains" but I wasn't sure. I still spot a little every other day but nothing regularly. I was wondering if I should be concerned but I guess not. Or should i????
post #15 of 27
I am at 5 weeks 3 days and started getting crampy last night...also some v. light spotting...my first MW appointment is not for another 4 weeks...I really want to try to reschedule for sometime earlier...I am just really scared and want to hear a heartbeat especially since I have not been having morning sickness or nausea..
post #16 of 27
Thread Starter 
Thank you guys.

I see there are a few other worried mamas here. Lots of We're gonna make it through these first few weeks, I just know it.
post #17 of 27
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Originally Posted by AKA_PI View Post
I'm crying as I type this (I'm so freaking emotional) because I've been cramping for the past two days. At first they were really sharp and then this morning I woke up and almost called 911. My mom said they were "growing pains" but I wasn't sure. I still spot a little every other day but nothing regularly. I was wondering if I should be concerned but I guess not. Or should i????
AKA_PI,
Nearly called 911 because of panic or because the pain was really that bad?
If it was the pain, maybe you should go ahead and go to a walk-in doc (so you could see someone today.) If nothing else, you could ask 50 questions and put your mind at ease.

If it was "just" panic, I do that too. :
post #18 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by PrayinFor12 View Post
AKA_PI,
Nearly called 911 because of panic or because the pain was really that bad?
If it was the pain, maybe you should go ahead and go to a walk-in doc (so you could see someone today.) If nothing else, you could ask 50 questions and put your mind at ease.

If it was "just" panic, I do that too. :

I think it was more panic than pain, although the pain was pretty bad. My mom told me it common and not to worry unless I started to bleed heavily. Once I got up and started moving around, I felt fine.
post #19 of 27
I don't want to freak anyone out but I have been crampy and am now bleeding as of 7am. I went to the hospital and they couldn't give me a definite answer. I have to go Friday for a follow up and see if my betacount went up or down. If it went up, I am still progressing, if it traveled south then I am miscarrying. Sprinkle some of that fairy dust this way please!!!
post #20 of 27
I've been crampy on and off. With my first pregnancy I was lay in bed crampy the entire 1st trimester, and even bled off and on... so far the cramps are very mild compared to that!
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