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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?
  • 1 week ago » moments 123 said:
    6dpo and the cranping I have is crazy and the cm I have but my cervix is medium height medium closed and medium firmness anyone else ?
  • 1 week ago » katrinaelisabeth said:
    7/8dpo... lots of symptoms but this one is strongest, going since 5dpo!
  • 1 week ago » grace2604 said:
    7dpo pinching,cramping left side, sore breasts,nausea. Hope are good signs.
  • 2 weeks ago » sweetietweety854 said:
    7 DPO so bloated no pants fit. Cravings Brest pain and cramping and pain on the right side. Hoping these are all
  • 2 weeks ago » Honnie20 said:
    Dpo 17 had bfp on dpo 13 clear blue digital 1-2, breasts filled out, sore nipples, dull cramping on and off not like af tho, feel tired
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