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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?
  • 2 days ago » Mrsjones75 said:
    I am 4 DPO and have been having dull cramping and increased urination, and a few sharp pains.
  • 5 days ago » casiellofamily said:
    The cramps, pulling sensation started at 6dpo and has lasted everyday now to my 13th dpo. This is a new symptom for me.
  • 6 days ago » Pinkpixie5 said:
    I'm 10 DPO and I have dull back pain and low cramps like where your panties sit. Af due 8/6 took a FRER and it was a bfn. I am peeing a l
  • 1 week ago » nowornever2015 said:
    16 dpo new symptom after 2 days bleeding stopped
  • 1 week ago » HayleyKim said:
    Mild dull cramps from 6 dpo im now 8 dpo nothing new for me normally get them like 2 dpo strong bfn 8 dpo
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