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A 43-year-old female asked:

Is it true that rubbing belly too much befor your 2nd trimester it causes too much heat and could lead to premature labor? or is this true for high risk women with uterus issues?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
"Belly massage" ?'s: "Belly massage" in the 2nd trimester does not cause premature labor. Early labor is usually caused by other factors, but not what is described.

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