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Cramping and pelvic pressure 4 weeks pregnant

Hello all!  I just recently found out that I am pregnant.  I am 4w5d pregnant with my second child.  I have been having menstrual like cramping and pelvic pressure.  I have read this is normal, but I do not remember having this with my first child.  Anyone else experience this?  I called my OB yesterday to make my first appt. (Jan 3) and they told me that it may be because I'm drinking enough water.  They told me that if I have no bleeding then it is nothing to worry about.  I have been TTC for 7 months so I'm just worried about the cramping.  Thanks in advance everyone :-)


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Yes, this happened to me and unfortunately it eventually resulted in 2 miscarriages. For me, the symptoms you describe came on strong and suddenly. Soon after the symptoms, I didn't feel pregnant anymore, and hCG testing confirmed my fears.
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I'm sorry to hear that Little pollito55. Were you able to conceive and eventually give birth?
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Started spotting this morning around 5 am.  Started off bright red when I wiped, then it went to pink, then brown and now it is back to bright red and pink.  It is mostly only when I wipe.  Only once has a little bit shown up on my pantyliner.  I called my OB and they told me to wait it out over the weekend unless I am having severe pain or very heavy bleeding.  She also told me that 2/3 of women with 1 or more pregnancies tend to bleed in the first trimester and only about 10% of those women go on to have miscarriages.  Anyone have any input to this?  If I'm still spotting on Monday she wants me to go in for the HCG serum test to measure my levels.  I'm so scared right now but I guess it is just going to be a waiting game for the next couple days/weeks.
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1480446 tn?1293734007
I am 9DPO today and I have been having those cramps and achiness since yesterday. I hoping it means that this is my month.
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I had the same feeling early on and it lasted for about 2 weeks or so. My dr had said that as long as the cramping is not severe or accompanied with blood, it is fairly normal. In my situation, I had an ectopic pregnancy before and the cramping/pressure with the current pregnancy was NOTHING like that, so I kinda knew it was ok. But still mention it to your dr.
If at ANY time you have severe cramping or bleeding, be sure to call your dr. Also, if you do have any concerns at any time...that's what they are there for!
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1510919 tn?1298825067
alot of it is the implantation process still going on and should go away fairly soon.
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