Causes of a sharp pain in the right side while pregnant

A variety of things could be causing a sharp pain on the right side. It is a good idea to let your doctor know about any pain you are having.

Possible Causes-

First Trimester:
- ovarian cyst
- ectopic pregnancy
- round ligament pain

Second Trimester:
- round ligament pain
- gas or constipation

Third Trimester:
- baby movements
- pre-eclampsia
- Braxton-Hicks contractions
- early labor contractions

Moms Expertise
    Oh RLP... just one of my least favorite things about pregnancy.
      8Theresa Gould
      I remember having some sharp pains. It was never anything, bad thankfully.
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