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    I haven't heard if those terms before!

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    Quote Originally Posted by angelini View Post
    Ahh, more sufferers of 'cervix lightning' - I also get 'v@gina lightning'. Both stop me in my tracks! I'm 38 weeks tomorrow and I agree with Stretched that it's probably when bub moves down. It is DEFINITELY one of my least favourite parts of pregnancy!
    Bahaha - love those terms! Now all I'm going to think of when I get them is if I spread my legs maybe flashes of light will come out!

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    That's sometimes what it feels like thou!!! At the start if my pregnancy I got them and so did my friend. She said hers were like someone tasered her!

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    we call it 'lightning crotch' lol
    it's just bubs head pressing down on your cervix x

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    Yep I've been getting this too! 36+1 here.

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    This pain has been stopping me in my tracks sometimes. Now I've googled too much I'm afraid it's PSD

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    Or PDS

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    Thanks now you've got me googling! I get 'popping' joints when I get up for the toilet at night - an aparent symptom. But I put it down to the fact that my hips are often a little misaligned (chiro always adjusts them preg or not preg).

    I've been having some shocking crotch lightening today - bub's been super active and I think he's enrolled in a pilates class too. He's 3/5 engaged now and I can really feel him pushing into my nethers - I think he has a set of kitchen knives attached to the top of his head!!!

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    Oh stretched you poor thing. That sounds really painful *hugs*

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    Yeah I get the popping and clicking as well but usually just when I've been sitting for a while and a little walk around stops it. The lightening has been full on for me to! It does sometimes feel like its her fingers down there poking me! I just hope it's her putting pressure on the cervix so the chance of my induction going easier actually happens


 

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