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Contractions

When exactally do you start to get brixten hicks contractions. and what do they feel like..

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2009mommytobe

Asked by 2009mommytobe at 10:55 PM on Mar. 29, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I started somewhere around 6 months, they can feel like anything from belly tightening to strong period cramps.
    Amelora

    Answer by Amelora at 11:01 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • I'll be honest. I'v e got no idea if I really felt them. I only felt minor cramps, but was never sure if it was a Braxton-Hicks. Everyone always asked me if was having any. They were never consistent nor bothersome.
    JazG

    Answer by JazG at 11:09 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • see for the past 2 days i have been walking alot and after i get dun walking i will relax and then i will go to get up and i have like a tightness in my lower belly just for a couple seconds and thats it. I will be 24 weeks tomorrow
    2009mommytobe

    Answer by 2009mommytobe at 11:13 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • Yep, sounds like Braxton-HIcks. If they ever hurt, stop you in your tracks or begin to follow a pattern then you should definitely tell your Dr right away. These are practice contractions. So if you plan on giving drug free birth practice your relaxtation techniques while you have a braxton-hicks.
    JazG

    Answer by JazG at 11:43 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

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