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Do braxton hicks contractions cause your cervix to dilate?

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Dr. Liza Kunz
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: No

The definition of braxton hicks contractions are false contractions but do not cause your cervix to dilate.
If your cervix is dilating, they are real contractions.

In brief: No

The definition of braxton hicks contractions are false contractions but do not cause your cervix to dilate.
If your cervix is dilating, they are real contractions.
Dr. Liza Kunz
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