Some women sail through labor contractions not even knowing if they are even in labor, and others have the complete opposite experience. Most women do feel contractions, and they try to explain it to friends, family and husbands the best they can - but we want the details of what they really feel like. One mom named Kerrie said her husband asked her mid-contraction, "Does it feel like you drank a Coke really fast? She described it best as, "trying to poop out a watermelon. More: Signs and Symptoms of Labor.
Cramping pain after your period? 8 reasons why and and when to see a doctor
Cramps and Contractions After Sex During Pregnancy
You just finished a nice romp in the hay and are feeling great. But then you notice a tightening sensation down below. What gives? Cramping after sex can happen occasionally. But is it normal? How can you help ease the symptoms? And when should you be concerned?
What Causes Uterus Pain in Early Pregnancy?
So when you feel those pesky cramps afterwards it goes without saying that you're a little ticked off, but also worried that something is wrong. Cramps after a period are normal for some women, depending on how long it takes for their hormones levels to change. But there are some occasions when you need to see a doctor because something more serious is going on. If you are someone that suffers really bad period pain you may experience stronger ovulation cramps.
If you're having cramps a week before your period when you usually only start having cramps a few days before, then you may be experiencing implantation cramping. Implantation is when the fertilized egg or blastocyst implants itself into the lining of the uterus. After ovulation, it takes about a week days for the fertilized egg to enter the uterus and burrow its way into the thick, rich lining, which can cause mild pain. But, if you experience these cramps a week before your period is due, and that is abnormal for you, you may very well be expecting!