Pregnancy 18-24 Community
32 wks and rectum pressure
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to pregnancy and childbirth in women age 18 to 24.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

32 wks and rectum pressure

I am 32.5 wks and feeling lots of rectum pressure. Feels like I need to go poo but I am not constipated. The pressure doesnt quit. This is my 4th child and I believe she has dropped because I can breathe again. Is this normal or a sign of preterm labor?
Related Discussions
1422814_tn?1333573302
Sensations of increasing pressure in the rectum are common, especially in second or later-age pregnancies.  It's not a sign of preterm labor, but rather a prelabor symptom that can precede real labor by a full month.  You shouldn't be alarmed at this stage, but if other stronger, painful labor symptoms occur, then it would be time to phone your doctor.  Good luck, you're in the home stretch!!
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
1816154_tn?1422843421
Blank
hansen20 commented on photo
26 mins ago
9861610_tn?1421433197
Blank
ellessemarie96 baby girl born 31.03.2015 @... Comment
1 hr ago
1418198_tn?1424886545
Blank
Rellyrell WEDDING PHOTOS ARE ADDED OF... Comment
1 hr ago
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight throughout your pregnancy
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Pregnancy Tracker
Track your pregnancy
Start Tracking Now
Top Pregnancy Answerers
9571159_tn?1419574605
Blank
Hmph16
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
knufrio
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
cecilia_morgan
10064121_tn?1415179673
Blank
scarletbegoniass
Central, IL
10817881_tn?1422291120
Blank
Emalee132
8377023_tn?1399512760
Blank
Allocate
Pregnancy 18-24 Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Pregnancy Answerers
9571159_tn?1419574605
Blank
Hmph16
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
knufrio
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
cecilia_morgan
10064121_tn?1415179673
Blank
scarletbegoniass
Central, IL
10817881_tn?1422291120
Blank
Emalee132
8377023_tn?1399512760
Blank
Allocate