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When stomach pains happen during different stages of pregnancy

Stomach pain and cramps in pregnancy

Stomach or tummy pains in pregnancy are very common and can happen at any time. Most of the time, they are nothing to worry about. But sometimes they can be a sign of something more serious.

It is important to know what to look out for in each trimester and when to get help.

If you have severe stomach pain that won't go away, contact your GP or your maternity unit or hospital immediately

page last reviewed: 17/05/2019
next review due: 17/05/2022