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could being elbowed in the lower abdomen @17 weeks cause a miscarriage

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newmomdiva

Asked by newmomdiva at 8:40 PM on Nov. 29, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • I don't think so. Are you having pain or bleeding? if so call your dr and ask him/her
    CarlieJS

    Answer by CarlieJS at 8:42 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

  • Not likely. That baby is well protected. However if you experience any bleeding call your oB.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 8:42 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

  • you would have to have gotten hit pretty hard, and by being elbowed it is unlikely. You would be surprised how protected baby is in our bellies.
    AshleyBishop06

    Answer by AshleyBishop06 at 8:43 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

  • On accident? On purpose? It would depend on how forcefully. It is possible, but highly unlikely. Your uterus is designed to protect your baby and is a fairly resiliant muscle. Woman have underwent far worse trauma to the abdomen and gone on to deliver healthy babies months later.
    DazzlednSeattle

    Answer by DazzlednSeattle at 8:44 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

  • Highly unlikely. My little ones have done much worse. They always seem to slam into me, not maliciously but because their little minds just do not think of being careful.
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 8:48 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

  • I agree with everyone...unlikely.
    UpSheRises

    Answer by UpSheRises at 8:54 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

  • I once lifted a heavy box full of files and the jerky boss knew I was pregnant. I had a little spotting right afterwards and told my friend to tell her boss to shove it . Nothing happened, I am sure you will be fine.
    mamacita69930

    Answer by mamacita69930 at 9:06 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

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