Kathk18 I was getting basically like strong ovulation pain up until a few weeks ago. It seems to have gone away now, but if I get bloated at all it comes back. Actually if I get bloated badly I'm in a ton of pain through my whole belly and back so the ovary pain doesn't seem to be a big deal at that point! :/ You would think I'd remember to stop drinking milk when I'm lactose intolerant, but clearly my brain is not working!
I'm 16 weeks tomorrow. The sonography at my first ultrasound said my ovaries were 4x their normal size but she didn't say how long they'd take to go down!
Hey @HillDweller and @Kathk18, hugs for you both!
I don't know about my ovaries. I do get some cramp like pains at the area but I have always assumed that it's growing pains (partly due to my fibroid surgery before). My fresh transfer was cancelled and I waited out 2 cycles before my FET so I am not sure if my ovaries are still enlarged. Not much pain to complain of.
I get bad bloating on some days too! But my pain feels more from stretching and walking. I have been walking a lot more this week since starting a new part time job so I get aches in the abdominal area. 16w1d today and I still can't feel bub move so last night I caved and ordered a Doppler on hire. Haha. My 19-20 week scan feels so far away!
VickyP the sonographer guessed it was a fresh cycle and then said it makes sense so not sure if it is more associated with fresh cycles..
I felt my first during the 16 week .. watch now that bubs knows u ordered it it will kick soon lol
VickyP . Have you tried your doppler out yet? Mine has kept my nerves sane (except that one time I couldn't find the heartbeat and started having a bit of a freak out. I ate some lollies, came back and there it was, clear as day! lol) I've been able to find the HB from just before 10 weeks, but it's really easy to find now at 16 weeks
Yes I did @HillDweller and I can't say I am liking it. The night I got it, I tried and couldn't find the HB! Had to persuade myself not to be paranoid. I tried again the next morning, talked to the little one and tried to coax him a bit, and found it. I hope it's the right sound I found (freaking myself out again) and there he was! Relief!
Not sure if it's a good idea - more stressed than happy with the Doppler. 😝
At my work we really recommend against the dopplers at home because it can cause such horrible anxiety if mums can't find the heart beat.
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