Nearly 8 weeks and cramps and dizziness :(

Discussion in 'Pregnancy - First Trimester' started by Munchkin30, Jun 10, 2013.

  1. Munchkin30

    Munchkin30 1 DD,2 losses, Pregnant!!

    Jun 10, 2010
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    Hey all,

    I'm feeling terrible today. All was going fine until this morning when I got a big string of cm. now I'm having AF crampy feelings and feeling dizzy like when I'm on my period :(

    I've got an early reassurance scan on Wednesday and I'm terrified it'll be bad news :(

    I've had no bleeding or spotting and the cramps are more uncomfortable than painful but it just feels all wrong...

    Is this normal? And advice??
  2. xjesx

    xjesx Well-Known Member

    May 30, 2013
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    Dizziness is a pregnancy symptom. I often get dizzy standing too long or getting up too fast. Your blood pressure is lower I believe during pregnancy which can cause the dizziness.

    If the cramps are just uncomfortable try to relax a little and not worry. Cramps are often associated with your growing uterus as it makes room for a very fast growing baby.
  3. Hb.x

    Hb.x Well-Known Member

    Aug 29, 2012
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    I feel dizzy most of the time, especially when I stand up!! It can be caused by low blood pressure but shouldn't mean there is anything wrong.

    As for the cramps, I've been seen twice with mine - I can end up literally doubled over when I move. According to the midwife it is round ligament pain as my (abnormally huge) bump is now pushing over my pelvic bones.

    Good luck!!

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