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What is mild contractions during pregnancy?

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Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 38 years experience
Braxton hicks: many times a patient experiences mild to moderate contractions during pregnancy. These contractions are ineffective at causing any dilation and are usually termed Braxton Hicks contractions some refer to these as the uterus practicing for labor. if they become regular or concerning call or visit your OB

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