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should i be worried?

im 16 and im 4months pregnant and im getting cramps, but i dont know what to do about it...pleases help:(

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babykiss

Asked by babykiss at 2:59 AM on Feb. 13, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • mention it to your dr i had cramps throughout my whole pregnancy and im fine but check just in case.
    MomNbabyGirl009

    Answer by MomNbabyGirl009 at 3:03 AM on Feb. 13, 2009

  • Relax, lie down, and eat or drink something. If the pain continues, gets worse, or you see blood then call your doctor or midwife. Sometimes you cramp up a little and it's normal. Just watch out for those signs though and things should be okay. Good luck sweetie.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:03 AM on Feb. 13, 2009

  • its normal but you prolly need 2 talk to your doc bout it but it is normal ,what kind of cramps like where in your tummy are you cramping?
    sauna26

    Answer by sauna26 at 3:04 AM on Feb. 13, 2009

  • Anon is right. Also what wasn't told to me is that it is normal for you to feel some pain as your uterus stretches and muscles and tendons stretch. But if it continues after you follow anons advice then do call your doctor. Any bleeding tho and call right away ok?
    SusieD250

    Answer by SusieD250 at 3:20 AM on Feb. 13, 2009

  • You might feel "cramps" the entire way through ( I have with this pregnancy). It is round ligament pain. If you are getting "crampy, contraction" type feelings make sure you are drinking enough water ( dehydration can cause contractions).
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:35 AM on Feb. 13, 2009

  • It could also be Braxton Hicks contractions - which are like practice contractions. it is normal to start having these practice contractions at this time, and it's your body's way of "strength training" for labor. Take it as sign that your uterus is preparing for the big day! As long as they don't start setting a regular pattern (coming regularly and closer together) over the course of a couple hours, and as long as you don't see blood - I wouldn't worry about it. :)
    MamaSueCongdon

    Answer by MamaSueCongdon at 5:04 AM on Feb. 13, 2009

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