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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?
  • 7 hours ago » Mommy7194 said:
    Trying to conceive, I'm 9dpo and LMP was 3/6/15 Ovulated 3/20/15. I'm feeling cramps, sort of like tingling warm, been feeling this since 7d
  • 7 hours ago » enjaye said:
    9 dpo mild cramps on the left side. praying it's implantation.
  • 1 day ago » mosh asan said:
    9 dpo feeling cramping on left side. hopefully implantation.
  • 6 days ago » nikolina123 said:
    13dpo faint positive test, since 6dpo light cramping like af
  • 1 week ago » provi said:
    OD on 3/15/15, BD 3/11/15 to 3/16/15 had an HSG 3 wks ago, cramping 1&2dpo, am i pregnt
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