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Im 40 weeks and wanted to know if back pains was a sign of early labor ?

Im 40 weeks and wanted to know if back pains was a sign of early labor ?

40 week: 40 weeks is not early labor. Early labor is giving birth before 37 week. 40 weeks is to the point where your doctor should consider induction. Your doctor needs to start talking about induction if you do not deliver by 41 weeks . Going beyond 42 weeks is not desirable. Make sure you see your OB every week, or more frequent. ...Read more

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40 weeks pregnant heartburn, back pain and feel like I have to go #2 and nothing comes out. Early labor?

40 weeks pregnant heartburn, back pain and feel like I have to go #2 and nothing comes out. Early labor?

Not yet necessarily: Just means that the size of the gravid uterus is pressing on the colon/abdominal content giving the urge to defecate. Also likely causing the back pain as well. Likely won't be long until you go into labor, based on gestation. Try to lay in the left lateral recumbent position, and follow up with your ob/gyn for further instructions. ...Read more

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I am 37 weeks and 2 days I am having severe back pains and I am having to go to the bathroom more frequently than normal. Is this a sign of early labor?

Pain: As one gets longer into a pregnancy and as the weight of the child increases so does the back pain. The pressure of the growing child on the bladder is what leads to the increasing bathroom visits. ...Read more

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I'm 33 weeks pregnant and can't hold my bowel movements for that long with bad camps and lower back aches is this a sign of early labor? Oh I'm just g

I'm 33 weeks pregnant and can't hold my bowel movements for that long with bad camps and lower back aches is this a sign of early labor? Oh I'm just g

No: It is simply the pressure of the baby upon the coon and rectum and does not represent early labor. If the abdomen is "tightening" in response to the "backaches" rhythmically and can be timed, then those may be early labor contractions. ...Read more

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I am 36 going on to 37 weeks pregnant and start having some back pain is this a sign of early labor ?

I am 36 going on to 37 weeks pregnant  and start having some back pain is this a sign of early labor
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Possibly: Back pain, considered in the context of other early labor pains, may mean very early labor and needs to be "ruled out , " meaning, other explanations for your back pain should be sought for initially. Consult with your OB as soon as possible. ...Read more

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37 weeks 5th baby. Nausea soft.Stool, hot flashes and back ache signs of early.Labor? Wed is was 3cm and baby is very low 60%effaced.

37 weeks 5th baby. Nausea soft.Stool, hot flashes and back ache signs of early.Labor? Wed is was 3cm and baby is very low 60%effaced.

Probably: You may be entering early labor. These symptoms and signs are not unusual at 37 weeks, especially during your 5th pregnancy. You are almost there! ...Read more