i will be 25wks tomorrow with my second child. due to my first being born at 30wks i had a cervical cerclage put in at almost 16wks just recently i have experienced light spotting and do sometimes have cramping my dr says everything is ok but im scared has anyone had this?
The American Pregnancy Association says the following:
"It is important to contact your doctor if you experience any of the following symptoms after your cerclage is placed:
* Contractions or cramping
* Lower abdominal or back pain that comes and goes like labor pain
* Vaginal bleeding
* A fever over 100 F or 37.8 C, or chills
* Nausea and vomiting
* Foul-smelling vaginal discharge
* Your water breaking or leaking"
Despite the word "cramping" in the list, I think they are talking about more severe cramping that would indicate contractions, rather than the way you described it. I would take my doctor's advice and not be worried.
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