Early Pregnancy Symptoms - Missed Period
A missed period, for most women, is often the first and most obvious indication that they are or might be pregnant. However, it's not quite so cut and dried for a lot of mothers-to-be since during the first few weeks of pregnancy it is common to experience some mild cramping and the sensation that your period will arrive at any moment.
Many women report that this cramping is also accompanied by back pain.
For most mothers-to-be cramping is an entirely normal part of early pregnancy and usually fades as the weeks pass. However, any cramping and/ or bleeding, even if it is light, should be reported to your doctor for investigation as there may be other reasons for it, such as ectopic pregnancy or miscarriage.
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