A 46-year-old member asked:
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will round ligament pain felt at 37 weeks of pregnancy induce labor?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
No.: Round ligament pain tyically occurs in the first half of the pregnancy and has nothing to do with braxton-hicks contractions that prepare the mother/uterus/fetus for the labor to come.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Perhaps, the" round ligament pain" can be confused with early or prodromal labor and incidental uterine contractions..
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Round ligament pain: There are chances that when your uterus moves higher in your abdomen, the pain might get better.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Position: The most important thing is to try to find a position that decreases the stretch on the round ligaments. This can vary from mom to mom. Good luck
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: They seem to help some women get relief.

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