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How do you know your in labor if your contractions are not painful?
Labor contractions are painful and you can't ignore them. If they are not painful then they are just Braxton Hicks.
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You found out that you are 3cm dilated and are experience more braxton hick contractions and a lot of pelvic pain are you going to go into labor soon?
Answer You are already in the first stages of labor. It could become hard labor in a matter of minutes or days. Keep a close eye on things and get to the… clinic or hospital (or call your doctor or midwife if you are having a home birth) as soon as thigns begin to change.
The only way to know is if your cervix is actually dilating.
Yes, it is called back ache labour.
Can you be in labor with irregular contractions low back pain and the feeling as if you need to poop but dont have to or cant at 38 weeks?
I'm 37 weeks and am experiencing the same thing. I wake up in the middle of the night with lower back pain and then all day feel as though I have to go, but can't. So I …think this is probably normal.
The truth is it really varies for each woman. Some lucky women say that the labor contractions are like an intense version of a menstrual cramp, for others it is the most pain…ful experience of their life. Really it depends on your tolerance for pain. My experience with it was not too bad, i did not really need any pain medications. It was defiantly intense but it was tolerable. A friend of mine on the other hand was screaming at the top of her lungs in agony. Braxton hicks contractions (false labor) should not be very painful at all and most woman may not even feel them. It is like an intense pressure and a moderate cramp happening at once, and the muscles do not feel like they are pushing just cramping. Labor contractions have a pushing sensation down low and can make you feel like you have to go to the bathroom as well.
Yes labor is painful so it's good to prepare so you know all the different methods for dealing with the pain before labor and write down to the midwife how you want things. Th…e epidural is popular but there are other ways as well.
Labor pain is felt in the abdomen ( think "cramps" while menstruating, lasting 30 sec. to 2 minutes, with intervals), as the uterus contracts. One can also have pain in the lo…wer back region. Back labor can indicate that the baby's head has not yet turned into the best position for delivery.
Yes, however, on tv you have a contraction & you go to the hospital & the baby is born. With all of my babies, i had back pain & contractions for weeks before they were so pai…nful i could not stand it (active labor- 4 to 8 cm dilated). So if the pain is not bothering you, you are probably having contractions & your body is gearing up to go into heavy, active labor soon!
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 sensati…ons can be anything from crampiness to "full blown" contractions to losing one's mucous plug to having bloody show to experiencing loose stool or to feeling one's water break.
I think you may be referring to what are called "Braxton-Hicks" contractions.
hi, i think it depends on the person, but with my first, second stage of labor was the most painful, contraction start to get stronger and tighter as the baby moves down. pain… in labor can be really bad it all depends on the person hope it helps x
NO because braxton hicks is just a temporary contraction, not increasing in frequency and interval.