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how early can you get braxton hicks?....

I am 23 weeks + 1 day. I have been pregnant before but never had any contractions what so ever until I was around 38 weeks. I thought it may have just been the baby balling up, but it is very pain ful and I have felt it 2 times in 15 mins. It has been 5 mins since I last felt it. Could this be braxton hicks this early?

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:34 PM on Mar. 27, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • yes the second pregnancy is always different just time them if they get strong or closer call your Doc to be safe


    Answer by Anonymous at 9:46 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • Braxton Hicks actually start in the first trimester in almost every pregnancy but many women don't feel them until the last trimester.

    However in subsaquent pregnancies many women feel them earlier and earlier. I started feeling them around 15 weeks with this baby. This is my second pregnancy.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:56 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • mine started like 2 days before I turned 24 weeks. I am about 25weeks now.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:58 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

  • I was just worried because i had never heard of having them this early.I have only had one more since i posted this question. So I am not worried anymore. Just kinda shocked that you can have them this early!.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:02 PM on Mar. 27, 2009

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