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Is it possible to have real contractions only a few times a day? What should I do? 29 weeks
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes
Many women will begin having occasional contractions after 22 to 26 weeks.
A few contractions a day should not be concerning and is quite common. However, more than 3 or 4 contractions an hour for more than an hour before 34 weeks gestation warrants evaluation for premature labor.

In brief: Yes
Many women will begin having occasional contractions after 22 to 26 weeks.
A few contractions a day should not be concerning and is quite common. However, more than 3 or 4 contractions an hour for more than an hour before 34 weeks gestation warrants evaluation for premature labor.
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