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im 39 weeks and......

ok so iv been having contractions
they are constan
and have been since last night
they are getting closer but not painful at all
so could these be braxton hicks????
or is it the real deal

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:41 PM on Feb. 17, 2009 in Pregnancy

Answers (4)
  • ehh with you being 39 weeks i would say the real deal. good luck and congrats
    SThompson21

    Answer by SThompson21 at 8:44 PM on Feb. 17, 2009

  • Drink a glass of water and lay on your left side... braxton hicks contractions tend to not get worse and not be consistent. They stop if you lay down, or even when walking..

    Have you timed them? Begining labor isn't always painful, just pressure and tightening. So you could be in the early stages of labor.. Don't worry about going to the hospital until they are 4 min apart, 1 hour long, for 1 hour :)

    Good luck, this could be it. Get some rest.
    celticreverie

    Answer by celticreverie at 8:45 PM on Feb. 17, 2009

  • My contractions were never really painful, so if they keep constant and close together then it might be time!!
    forRobyn

    Answer by forRobyn at 8:45 PM on Feb. 17, 2009

  • go by timing not pain. mine were never painful. If you need help figuring out how far apart they are check out contractionmaster.com. Take a bath, walk around, lay down, and if they hang in there through all that then get ready! you may be having your baby soon! Congratulations :)
    hannahjoy17

    Answer by hannahjoy17 at 11:52 AM on Feb. 18, 2009

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