Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

3 Bumps

Is cramps at 5 weeks pregnant common?

Answer Question

Asked by staceymurph87 at 5:36 PM on Mar. 28, 2011 in Pregnancy

Level 4 (44 Credits)
Answers (4)
  • I've always cramped in early pregnancy.

    Answer by ArmyWifeAshlie at 5:38 PM on Mar. 28, 2011

  • i cramped when i was 5 weeks because our uterus is stretching and growing

    Answer by mamawilbur at 5:40 PM on Mar. 28, 2011

  • ok. i've had to failed pregnancies before this and all this is new to me

    Comment by staceymurph87 (original poster) at 5:43 PM on Mar. 28, 2011

  • Yes. It is the uterus stretching. As long as it is not sharp cramping and is not accompanied by bleeding there is usually no reason to worry.

    I had a miscarriage in January so I understand being scared. I am 5 weeks pregnant as well and a nervous wreck!

    Answer by miasmommy21407 at 11:39 PM on Mar. 28, 2011

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.