Backache in Early Pregnancy

Cynthia Flynn's picture


Dear Midwife,
I am 5 weeks pregnant. I am experiencing back pains, but no bleeding. I had a miscarriage last year and had sharp pains in the lower back with bleeding. It is not that severe. I never have back problems.

Is this normal or could something be wrong?


It is too soon to tell, really. You could request serial hcg testing if you are really concerned. Good luck!

-- Cynthia, CNM. PhD.