Pregnancy: Ages 18-24 Community
38 weeks and sharp abdominal pain
About This Community:

A community of expecting mothers (18 to 24 Years Old) offering support through pregnancy and childbirth. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences.

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

38 weeks and sharp abdominal pain

I am concerned slightly and my doc is off today.
For last 18hrs, I have had sporatic, yet constant pain across my middle under belly (barely above pubis).
Third pregnancy, just starting week 38. First child was pre eclampsia, second no issues. No other symptoms.
The pain is directly related to baby movement. Not sure if its baby causing, or baby reacting to it. Its VERY sharp and painful, almost crippling for the 20 -30 sec on avg it lasts. Similar to round ligament, but in wrong location and way more constant.
I increased water intake to rule out dehydration, still, whenever I sit down, get up, move at all, OUCH.  Last night 3am, woke up with the pain...so it does not matter what I am doing.
Should I go to ER? Baby is on Vena cava ( two hemmroid procedures already in last month). Pain is not anywhere else, always in same spot across a 2inch line underbelly.
HELP
Related Discussions
5 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
355049_tn?1272259988
I am so sorry for your pain. I would say its best to atleast go to the ER better safe than sorry.... Good luck to you
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
qwll i just wanted to know if you know what the pain is from cause im 38-39 weeks and im having the same pain as u but its only when the baby moves and i never had this pain with my first one but they told me that is the baby gettin ready to come out and that it can braxton hicks ?
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
well good luck ...i'm 38 weeks and feel the same ...ouuuh by the way just be happy you all most there ...good luck again
Blank
663218_tn?1225071628
im 34 weeks and im having the same painit hit me yesterday in wal-mart  it calmed down when i sat down a little but i coughed and thought i was gunna pass out.on top of that i just goa tetnis shot a week ago a fence rod went deep in my calf and it kinds scares me because im afraid it is related this is my 2 hild and i had a c section with #1 due to pre eclampsia.i hope u fl better and if i find out n e thing ill let u know i go to the doc in a few days.
Blank
581359_tn?1358282565
The best thing would be to call labor and delivery and ask them, I wouldn't go to the ER.  I would go to L&D.  Good luck.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
973741_tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom commented on specialmom's status
1 hr ago
1580318_tn?1425508904
Blank
Shannon79 uploaded new photos
2 hrs ago
1580318_tn?1425508904
Blank
Shannon79 commented on Bullying
2 hrs 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
Avatar_n_tn
Blank
Tavi12
10515800_tn?1419230634
Blank
kendallleblanc
10817881_tn?1422291120
Blank
Emalee132
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
AubsMomma472014
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
katie_1989
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
mummainoz
Pregnancy: Ages 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
Avatar_n_tn
Blank
Tavi12
10515800_tn?1419230634
Blank
kendallleblanc
10817881_tn?1422291120
Blank
Emalee132
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
AubsMomma472014
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
katie_1989
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
mummainoz