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A 23-year-old female asked:

20 ws with fet.twins the stomach tightness that seems like it causes discomfort is this braxton hicks or the babies moving ?

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Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Contractions...: Stomach tightening with twins usually is a contraction. If these are rare, they can be "Braxton Hicks" contractions. If they are more frequent, it could be pre-term labor. You should have a low threshold for letting your doctor know about contractions when you have twins. Best Wishes!

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