Could you be in labor if you're having lower back pains and strong contractions?
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 painful 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!
yes, if she is not having strong contractions, you can give it to her according to her weight. Read More
I am 35 weeks into the pregnancy. I was having regular and painful contractions 3 to 5 minutes apart for 6 hours when they stopped. What is happening?
You could be having what they call braxton hicks contractions...this is your uterus preparing for your baby to be born...Congrats on your pregnancy! Or you could be going in to Labor! Read More
My doctor told me that walking only help if you are already in labor. So if you are having contractions YES walk. If you are not having contraction no it will not start labor Read More
If your dog is in labor, she will be very uncomfortable, she will stop eating, she will be laying down and having contractions. Read More
The strong cramping are called braxton hix contractions. Which are false labor pains. A lot of my friends had this. You also want to watch for severe leg cramps in the tops of your legs. This is a very rare labor pain, but it is a labor pain. Talk to your doctor. Read More
Early labor is the very beginning stages of having a baby. In this stage, your contractions will gradually become longer and stronger. Read More
I did by cumming, or having sex! Best way because it starts your contractions. Read More
When a woman in labor starts having contractions she begins dilating Read More
You are having a Hysterography done what are some of the problems that can be found after the Hysterography is done?
A hysterography is a recording of the uterine strength. This is most commonly used when a doctor is trying to see how strong a persons contractions are during labor. Read More
The only way to know is if your cervix is actually dilating. Read More
My midwife told me you go when REAL CONTRACTIONS ARE: 5 minutes apart....Lasting 1 minute.....And for 1 hour THAT IS WHEN YOUR IN TRUE LABOR Read More
no, I am 37w 2 days and I'm 80% effaced and 1 cm and they don't think I'll go into actually labor for at least another week if not more. your contractions are just getting your cervix ready for actual labor. Read More
You have to wait until either your body kicks into labor on tis own, or your labor is induced artificially. There are three stages of labor (dilation of the cervix, pushing, delivery of the placenta). The first stage has two phases--latent phase and active phase. The active phase is what most people refer to as "hard labor," when contractions are strong and regular. The latent phase is "early labor," which can be mild, intermittent (stops… Read More
If you are 38 weeks with first pregnancy contractions 3 minutes apart lasting 70 seconds and dilated at a 2 with 80 effaced will labor come soon after having two cervatals?
If your contractions are three min. apart then you probably already are in labor especially if you are already dilated and 80% effaced. If the contractions aren't regular then you aren't in labor but if it turns out that your not then you will most likely be going into labor really soon. Read More
If you aren't yet 37 weeks (full term) and having labor symptoms, you need to contact your Doctor! Read More
Labor contractions are painful and you can't ignore them. If they are not painful then they are just Braxton Hicks. Read More
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 experiencing loose stool or to feeling one's water break. Read More
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 contractions are dilating your cervix, they might still be helping to rotate your baby into an optimal position for labor or even toning your… Read More
Yes, the fever could cause some contractions but it is very unlikely that it will cause you to go into labor. You should call your physician if you have a fever and are pregnant.?æ Read More
I have heard that raspberry tea will bring on strong (painful) contractions. I don't know if it will necessarily mean that you will go into labor. At this point, we are desperate to try anything, though!!!! Read More
What stage of labor lasts from four to twenty-four hours and includes strong uterine contractions that cause the cervix to open and may rupture the amniotic sac?
the first stage of labor. Read More
you feel contractions in your lower stomach when your soon going to be in labor Read More
Im 34 weeks pregnant and having contraction every 5 to 10 minutes apart but not dilated Will you go into labor soon?
Have you spoken to your doctor, obstetrician or midwife about this yet? If not, I really advice phoning them or going to the hospital because your contractions are pretty close together. It is possible that these could still be Braxton Hicks contractions. But they could be the start of labour. It's important to get checked out. Read More
What you are experiencing is called Braxton-Hicks contractions. It is perfectly normal. It is the body's way of "practicing" for the real thing. As long as there is no constant pressure on the floor of the pelvis or discharge of blood or liquid, the mild contractions you are feeling is not a threat. Your baby will be born when he or she is ready. The B-H contractions do not mean labor will begin any sooner… Read More
relax and let nature take its course,38 weeks is not to early to go into labor Read More
A tightening of the uterus during pregnancy. Contractions may or may not be painful and may or may not indicate labor. Read More
The hormone that contributes to the frequency and strength of contractions during labor is called Oxytocin. Read More
Braxton Hicks Read More
This doesn't nessecarily mean you will go into labor by the week is out, but it is near. Labor could be a few hours, days or even weeks away. Just be sure to start counting your contractions, and if contractions become more severe, and more regular, call your practitioner. Read More
Once labor begins in childbirth contractions increase in intensity and frequency until delivery The increasing labor contractions of childbirth are an example of?
positive feedback Read More
I am 75 percent effaced half a centimeter dilated and 39 weeks roughly how long until I go into labor?
Hang in there. I am exactly where you are and ready for the baby to be here. These contractions are killing me. There is no way really to tell when you will go into labor. It could be today...or a week or two. My doc told me that he expected me to deliver any day now. It is great that you are this effaced. I would say at least a week, but don't be surprised… Read More
What type of contractions are intermittent painless uterine contractions that are not true labor pains?
Braxton hicks Read More
There are no "fake contractions," except when women pretend to be in labor. There is false labor, which is contractions (usually mild and irregular) which do not change the cervix. (Labor is defined as progressive change--dilation and effacement--of the cervix.) Braxton Hicks contractions are real contractions, but very irregular. They can occur any time after 32 weeks of pregnancy, and are usually no more than 2 to 3 an hour. Read More
32weeks pregnant and have been on terb for contractions and tonight you've been having a lot of cramping and you've rested but it hurts when you get up what could this be?
For heavens sake woman, get thee to the hospital. You are already at risk of premature labor and you are asking questions on here. Read More
No it doesn't hurt to have your water break. However, it can make your contractions worse if you are having them. That is my experience. It helps labor progress. Read More
If you are 38 weeks and have been having irregular contractions 30-45mins apart are you progressing into real labor?
Maybe.. wait and see if something pops out. Read More
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?
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. Read More
If you have contractions you are in labor. The cervix needs time to slowly dilate to 10cm. They only give you medicine to make it start of it has stopped. Read More
The baby probably isn't ready yet. Where I went to the hospital if you were 5cm dialated they would keep you and induce labor. you can be zero dilated and be in labor. As soon as your muscles start contracting you are in labor and have pains. Read More
The three stages of birth are: the dilation stage, the expulsion stage, and the placental stage. dilation stage: begins at the onset of true labor contractions expulsion stage: occurs when the cervix is completely dilated placental stage: occurs after baby is born and is when the uterine contractions break the placenta free of the endometrium and deliver it out of the body, also know as afterbirth. Read More
only in the last trimester when they prepare the uterus for labor and are called Braxton Hicks contractions. Read More
What stage of labor lasts from four to twenty four hours and includes strong uterine contractions that cause the cervix to open and may rupture the amniotic sac?
first stage Read More
ONLY a Veterinarian should give oxytocin to your dog in labor. If you are doing it yourself, you could literally blow out the uterus so do NOT do it yourself, only with your Veterinarian. It is not for labor pain but to induce contractions of the uterus. Read More