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Should i be concerned?

Im 31 weeks pregnant with my second child. As of yesterday afternoon I started getting cramps in my lower abdomen. To the point where it felt like i needed to lift up my stomach. What could that be?

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LoveWinds

Asked by LoveWinds at 11:20 AM on Jun. 10, 2013 in Pregnancy

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  • when in doubt, call your doctor
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 11:21 AM on Jun. 10, 2013

  • Yes of course, but its unfortunate that my doctor always thinks everything can be solved with Tylenol. They dont really care.
    LoveWinds

    Comment by LoveWinds (original poster) at 11:22 AM on Jun. 10, 2013

  • It could be Braxton hicks...
    mommy_jules

    Answer by mommy_jules at 11:40 AM on Jun. 10, 2013

  • get a new doctor
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 11:46 AM on Jun. 10, 2013

  • 1st... get a new doctor!
    2nd... do it quickly
    daylily888

    Answer by daylily888 at 11:52 AM on Jun. 10, 2013

  • I cant get a new doc, i live on small island with one hospital.. and one obgyn office
    LoveWinds

    Comment by LoveWinds (original poster) at 11:54 AM on Jun. 10, 2013

  • This is a common symptom of dehydration during pregnancy. Drink a shit ton of water & see if it helps.
    ABeaverhausen

    Answer by ABeaverhausen at 12:11 PM on Jun. 10, 2013

  • I'd be worried about that quack doctor!!

    But, it could be Braxton Hicks or it could be constipation. I had that around the end of my first pregnancy.
    SuperrMommyy

    Answer by SuperrMommyy at 12:12 PM on Jun. 10, 2013

  • It could be your muscles stretching with the increasing size and weight of the baby. Or dehydration; I read somewhere that a gallon of amniotic fluid turns over every hour. I hope you're feeling better now. Keep a watc on the situation--and Tylenol's a joke. It never helped me a bit during pregnancy. I might as well have eaten M&M's.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 3:08 PM on Jun. 10, 2013

  • go to a dr
    AnonNdrag

    Answer by AnonNdrag at 12:25 AM on Jun. 11, 2013

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