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labor?

just a few mins ago i was sitting here than out of know where im got this really bad pain in my belly then it went to my back and it felt like it was on fire. it lasted about 20-30 seconds. im 38 wks 5 days

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:07 PM on Jan. 8, 2009 in Pregnancy

Answers (4)
  • Sounds like it may have been a contraction...if it continues just start timing them
    efmeador0709

    Answer by efmeador0709 at 9:08 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

  • It could be a small contraction no way to know until you start having them more frequently or your water breaks! Good Luck
    mmharper90

    Answer by mmharper90 at 9:09 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

  • Might have been a contraction, or just one of those crazy pregnancy pains. I wouldn't worry about it.
    KatieCrandall

    Answer by KatieCrandall at 9:09 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

  • A contraction (or 10, or 20), doesn't necessarily mean labor. When they are close, longer, and intense you might want to start to time them.
    Even frequent ones might not mean it's time yet. Or water breaking, either. Really, it's more likely to be a combo of a few things that indicates it's "time."
    doulala

    Answer by doulala at 9:21 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

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