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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 » BlueEyes83 said:
    11 dpo, stabbing sharp pain on right side. Crampy & bloated!
  • 1 week ago » Nukkelapsi said:
    6 dpo, very heavy cramping and pressure. New symptom this morning.
  • 1 week ago » Abigailleerogers said:
    9dpo heavy and bubbly in lower abdomen
  • 2 weeks ago » Abrealove18 said:
    Morning cramping on my lower abdomen.
  • 2 weeks ago » TeeTee2012 said:
    Very heavy feeling in lower uterus. feels like a rock is sitting in there. 11DPO. Been feeling it since around 6DPO
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