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736293 tn?1316521442
Shooting pains in cervix
I am almost 33 weeks pregnant and I have been on bestrest since 29 weeks because of preterm labor.  My Dr. has been checking my cervix weekly and I have an internal u/s done every other week to see exactly what my cervix is doing.  Right now my cerivix is soft and it shortens when stressed, but I am not dialating.  Now the past few days I have been having shooting pains in my cervix.  It's usually just when baby gets to moving around, but it's getting to be a more regular pain.  When I was dialating with my last pregnancy I had no pain like this. I actually had no pain at all! I know pain is normal at this point, but could this be a sign of things changing or am I just being a worry wart?
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1559231 tn?1297063008
i would contact your doctor - if it does not feel right phone him... dont leave things to chance
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Sounds like ur dilating to me which is ok u can stay at the same dilation number for weeks.. Good luck
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187316 tn?1386360282
It could be dilating or it could be baby pressing on a nerve. I felt a shooting pain in my cervix like someone was knifing me often in the last couple months of my pregnancy. It never really helped me dilate at all though.
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280369 tn?1316705641
If it were me, I would want to get checked out because I worry too much and my midwife now knows this. I don't feel bad anymore just calling and saying I'm concerned. ;) It could just be pain from the pregnancy, but it's always better to be on the safe side.
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736293 tn?1316521442
Well I'm sitting at the Dr.s office right now because I've been having a lot of cramping this morning.  So I guess I'll know soon if anything is going on or if baby is just being onery again. Thanks for your thoughts on this!
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280369 tn?1316705641
Update us when you can. Hopefully nothing is going on just yet!
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