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Braxton Hicks Contractions

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Braxton Hicks are light, irregular contractions that are often mistaken as "false labor."
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Practice contractions. The tightening of your stomach muscles and uterus preparing you for active labor
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STRONG FAKE LABOR PAINS AND CRAMPS
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have you recently had a baby? Maybe it is because you are ovulating or have your period. Speak to your doctor about it
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No, it's not unusual. Braxton Hicks are normally quite painful no they are not usually painful! they are normally just uncomfortable. its the real contractions that start to hurt. occasionally i believe braxton hicks can cause very minor pain, but mostlythey are just tight and uncomfortable and som…
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yes a bit
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Yes; they are normal and most women experience them at some point but you should notify your doctor at your next appointment of your BH contractions.
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Yep, I also notice that if I am busting for a wee I get some.
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you can have braxton hicks for a long time weeks or months there is no way to tell  
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This is normal. Some women experience braxton hicks as early as 15 weeks. If you have a history of delivering your babies at preterm then be extra cautious. Just mention to your doctor at your next visit that you are experiencing them just so they have it on record and your doctor can go over any pr…
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your uterus actually contracts starting arounf 8 weeks. but you dont feel them til later on. With my experience with my twin pregnancy, i started really feeling them around 20 weeks. And now at almost 29 weeks, theyre pretty intense!
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when you start feeling pelvic pressure and your contractions are that regular, that usually means that you're in true labor and you need to call your doctor to let him know and he will tell you what to do from there. hope this answer helped, good luck and congratulations!!!
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ask your doctor or midwife about it
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You really need to speak to your doctor or midwife ASAP, because Braxton Hicks at 7 weeks is not normal
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Probably not Braxton Hicks as they aren't regular they are random. If they become regular, more frequent or stronger ring your m/w or the labour ward as they are probably real contractions.
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Yes you can take paracetamol. Do not take too many doses. If they pain doesn't go after a day see your doctor.
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They are braxton hicks. I am having the same thing, turns out I have not been drinking enough water. When you are dehydrated your body releases more of the hormone that aids in labor...thus more contractions. I would not worry unless they are less than 10 minutes apart for more than an hour...or if …
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well it depends on when you got pregnant. if you go to a search engine such as google and type in due date calculator, then you can find out how many weeks you are, by using your first day of your last menstrual period, or your due date if given by the doctor you seen.
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According to my midwife today, yes it is. I'm 14 weeks and have been feeling BH for a few days now. This is my second child.
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yes it is normal because the baby be pushing on your bladder and you get a tingly feeling like you have to go to the bathroom its okay but if its dampness and mucous like then you worry and go to the doctors
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it feels like the bottom of a girls stumich tightnin up getting ready for labour...x
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Then you're lucky I suppose. Not every woman experiences them, and almost all women experience them differently when they do occur. Some aren't bothered by them in the slightest whereas others are in serious discomfort because of them. They can start as early as 16 weeks, or as late as right before …
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Braxton Hicks contractions come from a Doctor named John Braxton Hicks. He was the first doctor to ever describe what these type of contractions were. This was back in the mid-late 1800s.
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Braxton Hicks contractions start about 6 weeks but normally are not felt until the second or third trimester.
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you feel them in your uterus
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How can you tell the difference between braxton hicks contractions and real contractions?
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You could be going into labour, or it could be Braxton Hicks contractions. I would phone your doctor/midwife/hospital
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Nope. Only some do. The lucky ones don't. The Braxton Hicks is just the preparation contractions. Letting you know that your baby is almost ready. They contractions come usually after 6 months. My doctor said there not supposed to hurt, but mines did. I thought I was in labor and I went to the docto…
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they start at about 6weeks into pregnancy but are not noticeable until about midway through the pregnancy. they can only be distinguished from actual labor (last trimester) by a medical professional OB/GYN.
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Hun it wounds very much like what i had with both my daughters from 37 weeks onwards and yes it does feel like cramping but quite strong, but YES that is what i was told was Braxton Hicks, Best of Luck x
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It could be contractions or it could be false contractions (Braxton Hicks)
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You do not have noticeable Braxton Hicks contractions until you are in your 2nd and 3rd trimesters. But no you probably aren't pregnant. You cant tell 2 weeks before your missed period that you are pregnant without the help of a pregnancy test.
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Strengthens the uterus for the big day
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They can start early on, it's the bodies way of preparing for the real thing, and many first time moms find themselves at the hospital thinking they are in labor, however as soon as you feel the real thing you will forever know there is no comparison.
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There is a hormone that can be traced in your urine when you are pregnant, and that is called the HCG hormone. Advanced pregnancy tests can detect this hormone & what percentage of the HCG hormone that is in your urine.
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ummm i don't know about this but most of i read is this that if the woman is good if the woman is smiling then u also got baby good but when u r in flu i think that's clear that something also happened with kid but don't scared my sister u must u must want to check urself a one lady doctor she is te…
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4 or fewer per hour are acceptable. 5 or more call your doctor.
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It urinates because it swallows small amounts of amniotic fluid, and because its kidneys are fully functional, filtering toxins from the blood stream; it then passes urine back into the amniotic fluid.
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Premature contractions are sometimes confused with Braxton Hicks contractions that do not cause the cervix to open or efface, are considered "false labor" and may occur throughout the pregnancy.
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Sometimes they can lead to some cervical change (including dilation, softening of the cervix, etc.). This is why it's important to call your care provider if you are having lots of Braxton Hicks contractions before you reach "full term" (or 37 weeks). On the other hand, even if your Braxton Hicks c…
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Braxton Hicks contractions can occur far before labor actually begins, though sometimes they might occur shortly before a woman goes into labor. The first "true" labor sensations can be anything from crampiness to "full blown" contractions to losing one's mucous plug to having bloody show to experie…
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Braxton Hicks can be quite regular and can come 5 or 10 minutes apart but they are not making changes in the cervix. The easiest way to tell Braxton Hicks from true labor is to drink a glass of water or juice, and change your activity. If walking, lie down - if lying down, take a walk. Labor will no…
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It can be, but it is no guarantee. If you are having more than 4 or 5 Braxton Hicks contractions an hour before you reach 37 weeks in your pregnancy, you'll want to call your care provider to make sure that you aren't in preterm labor. Frequent Braxton Hicks contractions can also be a sign that you …
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No it wont dilate the cervix because it is not true labor.
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I've been having braxton hicks since 20 weeks. So much that my doctor took me off work and said I would most likely deliver early. Here I am at 40 weeks and 2 days still pregnant and having regular BH constantly. They sure get annoying! It all depends on when you start feeling them, 16 weeks sounds …
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No. It's just not recommended. If three birth control pills could kill you then they would not have emergency contraceptives on the market (which has a higher dosage than three birth control pills).
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NO because braxton hicks is just a temporary contraction, not increasing in frequency and interval.
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Some are fortunate enough to have breastmilk before delivery of their baby. This usually happens more on multigravida.
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When water breaks, you have to call the doctor.Labor will progress or labor will be induce.18 hours ruptured bag of water already a cause of infection. Wear a clean panty all the time and change it as often once it is soiled.No coitus.
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 Braxton Hicks Contractions are - at the beginning of pregnancy - painless little movements of your baby in your uterus. Although, once you hit about 37 weeks, they are horrible. They are often confused with labor contractions. They become rhythmic and feel like they don't stop. They can be unc…
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Braxton Hicks contractions are intermittent weak contractions of a woman's uterus that occur during pregnancy. One can learn more about these contractions on the web at Baby Center.
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Np. It is not normal to have braxton hicks contractions as early as four months during pregnancy.
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