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braxon hicks

when do braxon hicks start in pregnancy??

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:14 PM on Mar. 9, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • i just looked it up on yahoo answers and some women start having them at 3 months i guess. im pretty sure im having them already and im almost 5 months.
    disheveled

    Answer by disheveled at 1:17 PM on Mar. 9, 2009

  • I've read that from day 1 you can expereince Braxton Hicks, however most women do not feel them until their last trimester. I personally started to feel them at around 34 weeks.
    redmoonintexas

    Answer by redmoonintexas at 1:19 PM on Mar. 9, 2009

  • Everyone reacts to pregnancy differently, for me the braxton hicks started around 6 months or so. But I read that some women have them all throughout their term. And some women don't ever have them, or they have them and just don't feel them.

    Anyhow, I think they can begin whenever and are just your body's way of practicing for the real thing and believe me, you WILL KNOW when it's really time. ^_^
    Anjeey

    Answer by Anjeey at 1:19 PM on Mar. 9, 2009

  • ive had them since 12 weeks and my doc said thats pretty normal but u can have them anywhere from 12 weeks right on up to labor lol some women never have them
    lovelyli217

    Answer by lovelyli217 at 1:21 PM on Mar. 9, 2009

  • Braxton Hicks occur throughout your entire pregnancy. Some women do not feel them until their uteruses begin to become much larger. I started feeling mine at 28 weeks. Many women never feel them at all.
    NovemberLove

    Answer by NovemberLove at 1:30 PM on Mar. 9, 2009

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