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I have been cramping for a few days off and on but it didn't really hurt. Now I don't like the way it is making me feel at all. As you know from a previous post, I do not have a doctor and have to go to the ER if I have problems according to the insurance company. I have lost two babies and am nervous. My dh left for work as usual and is convinced I am fine so I don't know what to do. I have no one to help me watch dd and the wait at the ER here is infamous for taking forever, not to mention the exam they would have to do might be impossible with a toddler in tow. Anyone else exerience crampipng this late (I am almost 13 weeks)...Thanks - can I have a hug???
 

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I did have a little cramping, and an eeny weeny bit of spotting, on Wednesday and it had me pretty stressed out. (I was having a cerclage surgery on Thursday, though, so I was truly afraid it would mess that up, too) I went to my OB's office after talking to the nurse for an ultrasound, which showed that my placenta was in a low lying position...which then the OB I spoke to said was normal for people at this stage (12ish-13ish) weeks. I, too, have lost a couple of pregnancies, so every twitch and trickle send me into a frenzy, especially with my already super-high risk pregnancy.<br>
Drink lots of water and TRY (I know that is the operative word, with a toddler to take care of) to get some rest.<br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Hug2"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Hug2"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Hug2"> Lots of hugs for you. Try to take it easy...and let us know how you're feeling.
 

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I had some cramping at my 12-13 week point and I still get twinges here and there. I had my OB appt last week and everything looked fine. She said cramping is still a common thing at this stage and sometimes through out a pregnancy do to your uterus growing. She said some women have no cramping during one pregnancy and alot during the next...it just depends. She did say that if they get severe or I start bleeding to go to the ER but she said if I could tolerate it, everything was probably fine. She said to call if I got worried though and she'd check me out again.<br><br>
I hope your cramping stops just so you don't have to stress about it. It is no fun to stress! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Hug2">
 

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Thanks for the hugs and support, ladies. I drank a TON of water and that seemed to help. I am just nervous since I lost my other babies at around this time and the 12 week mark is always difficult for me...I had spotting but no cramping with Kiera and she is perfectly fine so perhaps it is just a fluke...Thanks again!!!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/grouphug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="grouphug">
 

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I had really really bad cramping (contractions) Easter Saturday. All day. They hurt very bad, but I wasn't spotting or dialating so I wasn't worried. I drank lots of water and they went away by the next morning. I think it was stress and dehydration. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug">
 

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I'm glad you are feeling better. I agree with Kathryn that it's most likely dehydration. I am trying desperatly trying to keep up my water intake.
 

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I am the queen of cramping throughout the first trimester. The last time I had some abdominal cramping was probably last week, at 14 weeks. It's very normal to have cramping, even this far along and further. Like the other mamas said, drink some water and get some rest. I know it's hard to relax after a previous loss (or two, in your case <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug">) .. I had a miscarriage between DS1 and DS2, which has made me a little nervous in the last two pregnancies during the first trimester. But here I am after days of fewer symptoms, cramping, etc, with two beautiful sons and a 15wk pregnancy involving a very active baby with a strong heartbeat <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
Hang in there, mama <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug">
 

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It could just be round ligament pain from the stretching. My midwives said that it is common to have that as your enter the 2nd trimester. Try not to worry mama! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug">
 

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I'm hoping that you're okay! I'll keep my fingers crossed that things will be okay and that you and baby are healthy and well. You're in my thoughts!
 

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We must be due around the same time, I've also been cramping for the last couple days. I think I was a little dehyrated, we were camping in the desert, I drank gallons of water but I don't think it was enough.
 

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My "due date" is October 27th - what's yours? Are you feeling better??? I have been "trying" to take it easy but that's easier said than done with a new toddler!!!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> I have noticed I am cramping more during and after nursing too...hmmm...
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">It could just be round ligament pain from the stretching. My midwives said that it is common to have that as your enter the 2nd trimester. Try not to worry mama! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug"></div>
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You (and me, too!) are just coming up to the time that round ligament pain gets going. I have been feeling cramps/twinges off and on pretty much the whole pregnancy. I have to keep reminding myself that it's normal.<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug">
 
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