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First of all CONGRTULATIONS! Now for your questions. Yes, cramping is normal. I had cramps so badly (at about 41/2 or 5 weeks) that I would run to the bathroom sure I was loosing the baby! But never saw as much as a spot of blood (but a little spotting can be normal too). They didn't last too long, only a couple of weeks. Then I would get them lightly every once in awhile (I still get some light cramping feelings at times). As for morning sickness I remember telling the doctor "but I don't feel anything" - ha wish that lasted! At about 8 weeks I felt miserable all the time! It lasted until 13 weeks. After that I just have moments of icky feelings - like when I get too hungry or too tired. It's a lot more manageable now. I will say that I have been told that morning sickness is worse with multiples than with singles, so the fact that I am having twins is probably why I had it so badly. I even missed a few days from work because I couldn't pull myself out of the bathroom long enough to get dressed! My doctor did finally prescribe medicine to take away the sickness, however one dose knocked my out for anywhere from 8-14 hrs! So I only used it when I could just sleep forever. I hope you don't have morning sickness that badly!
YEAH!!! Congrats! Yes, period like cramping in the beginning is very normal! I had it bad with DD & milk with this one. I didn't start m/s until maybe 6 or 8 weeks with my DD, but I has morning sickness right away with this one! In fact, being nauseated was what prompted me to take my hpt at 10dpo & get my BFP!!!!!!!!
The other ladies already gave you great answers on cramping while pregnant so I won't address that. There were a couple of queasy moments during the first trimester but I never had actual morning sickness. The queasiness was caused by food aversions. There were some foods, shrimp and chicken for example, that the smell of it would make me feel sick. Once I stopped trying to eat them I was fine.
CONGRADULATIONS!!! I know everyone has already answered your q's but I just thought I would add my input! As for cramping, I had mild cramping that didn't last long, it was a little worry some, especially since I had never experienced it before. Morning sickness was at night time for me, which was alright by me. It sucks but it usually doesn't last too long, atleast that is what i hear. Congrats again and welcome!
congrats on the bfp
my morning sickness started before i found out i was preggers and that was about 3 weeks,i'm glad it's over
i had cramping around 4-6 weeks and with my dd i didn't feel anything, i didn't know i was preggers untill 2.5 months and i was 15 yrs old now i'm 24 and i'm due in 3 weeks
I thought my period was coming *any day now* for over a month at least. The cramps lasted most of the first trimester.
I never got m/s. I always felt like I was gonna throw up, but only did if I took my prenatals in the morning. That was in the first trimester as well. Now that Im close to my EDD, the constant "Im gonna throw up but actually dont" feeling is back.