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is it normal for contractions to be 30 mins apart for 17 hours?

is it early labor or just braxton hicks?

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Asked by kittie1389 at 10:22 PM on Jul. 16, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • yes, entirely possible. I'm sorry to say.

    Answer by vbruno at 10:25 PM on Jul. 16, 2008

  • i had contractions every 15 minutes for the last 2 or 3 months of my pregnancy. Practice breathing techniques. It helped me alot once i acctually went into labor. Not much longer hang in there!!

    Answer by CassieLee85 at 10:30 PM on Jul. 16, 2008

  • With my last child, who is 14 mo., I was having contractions five min. apart for close to a month, & was dilated to 4 the whole time as well. I was miserable. I have 4 kids & w/ each one my water had to be broke. I would just reach a point & be basically be "stuck" there until the dr. decided to admit me. Good Luck!

    Answer by seabaugh6 at 1:16 AM on Jul. 17, 2008

  • If they are regular then it is probably not braxton hicks.

    Answer by Jazak at 5:01 AM on Jul. 17, 2008

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