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braxton hicks contractions

Can you start getting those even at 24weeks pregnant?

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:33 PM on Jan. 21, 2009 in Pregnancy

Answers (6)
  • yep even early then that most women have them they just dont feel them

    Answer by symle456 at 2:35 PM on Jan. 21, 2009

  • Ive been getting a pain in my back for 4 days now but every now and then my stomach gets really hard

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:37 PM on Jan. 21, 2009

  • yeah, i started getting them at 25 weeks. but since i wasnt getting them alot my doctor said not to worry. i kept having them all the way till 37 weeks then this past sat. i had my son. i wouldnt worry to much, unless you start getting them alot. if you start to see a patteren then call your doctor. you might want to talk to your doctor at your next visit. just to put your mind at ease

    Answer by michelle.coppes at 2:37 PM on Jan. 21, 2009

  • Yeah, I think the general rule is about 20 weeks they can start up. I'm at 25 now and I've started having some. With my first pregnancy, I started having them really early, like 15 weeks or so. Everything went just fine.

    Answer by volomom at 2:50 PM on Jan. 21, 2009

  • I read that BH contractions are pregnancy versions of uterine contractions that happen daily even when you're not pregnant, it's just that you can feel them now that your uterus is so expanded. Generally they start being felt sometime in the second half of pregnancy (20+ weeks), exactly when depends on your body, how big your uterus is and how sensitive you are to its changes.

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 2:57 PM on Jan. 21, 2009

  • ABSOLUTELY!!!!! i was getting them at 16weeks

    Answer by JBGmom at 3:09 PM on Jan. 21, 2009

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