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Why do i get painful contractions during my 3rd trimester?

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Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Labor begins!: The process of labor begins slowly and builds up over time. Uterine contractions are initially disorganized and mild are are usually not noticed. As you get closer to the time of delivery, the contractions become better organized and stronger.
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