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A 20-year-old female asked:

Difference between braxton hicks contractions, trimesteral uterine contractions and regular labor contractions??

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Cervical change: Braxton-Hicks contractions are real contractions, but are not putting you into labor, as evidenced by changing your cervix. Keep well hydrated, and time them. If they are coming ever 5 minutes, you need to be evaluated by your obstetrician.
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