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Mild/Dull Cramps/Pressure

Very Early Pregnancy Symptom

Symptom Details

Some women describe the cramps they experience in early pregnancy as mild cramps or dull pressure low in the abdomen. Cramps in early pregnancy are not only common but very normal. There are a tremendous number of changes occurring in your body so cramping is to be expected. Some women feel cramping as early as implantation when the embryo attaches itself to the uterus (6-12 days after ovulation). Cramps are also described as feeling like PMS or period cramps, quick sharp pains, pinching/pulling or little twinges like pokes, tingles or bubbles.

Comparison Chart

The chart below shows a comparison between the number of times this symptom was experienced by pregnant vs non-pregnant women.

**NOTE: Data for 15-21 dpo tends to be lower than expected as many women stop tracking symptoms after a positive pregnancy test.

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What Day Past Ovulation are you? Is this a new symptom?
  • 4 days ago » Ttcmelo83 said:
    I'm 9dpo...was getting mild creaming since dose of clomid n continued after the hcg trigger shot. Now today I'm getting a strange pulling
  • 4 days ago » Lanie13 said:
    Hi Ladies, Im new here and need some advise. I am 9 days late and more than 15 dpo. I have tender breast and a white discharge with a BFN..?
  • 1 week ago » writejags said:
    9 DPO and feel pressure in lower abdomen. I have been having PMS like cramps since 3DPO which are slowly disappearing.
  • 2 weeks ago » blackrose55 said:
    im 5 dpo im have a lot of like light cramps in my lower belly
  • 2 weeks ago » Natalie :) said:
    I'm 7 weeks and am having a 'pressure' feeling
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