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Annoying Pain In Stomach Braxton Hicks Contractions
I'm 9 weeks and 3 days. Is it normal to get Braxton hicks contractions this early? I have no pain. No bleeding. I'm just scared.
This usually has to do with the onset of labor. It is a muscular tightening of the uterus. Contractions are timed from beginning to end of hardening of the uterus (duration) and from beginning of one contraction until the beginning of the next (frequency). A third descriptor is intensity or how hard ...Read more
How soon can Braxton hicks contractions begin? I'm 23 weeks and my belly is tight and I'm in some moderate pain??
21 weeks preg. think I experience Braxton hicks contractions, cramping, uterus would get hard to touch, and have slight pain when it happened. Normal?
Call your OB: early to have Brax-Hicks I rec ultrasound and to check cervical length ...Read more
Practice contraction: Braxton hicks contractions can happen at anytime during your pregnancy. They tend to be milder and more irregular than the contractions you get during labor. In general they are practice contractions that normally occur. If you have contractions more than 4 times in an hour and are preterm, you should call your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2nd or 3rd trimester: Braxton hicks contractions are most commonly felt during the 3rd trimester, though they may begin in the 2nd trimester. Dehydration can increase the amount of these contractions. It's different for everyone, and not every pregnant woman will experience braxton hicks contractions. ...Read more
Do braxton hicks contractions go away after a shower? If they do, are the ones that don't real contractions? They are coming in every 5 minutes.
Varies but no pain: These contractions come in second or third trimester and are not painfull. They are infrequent, irregular and involve only mild cramping.How long they last is variable as there is no correct clinical pattern and are not real labour contractions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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