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Braxton hicks??

im currently 36 weeks and 4 days pregnant and ive been having some pains in my belly and alot of tightning,is that braxton hicks?

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alaina_20

Asked by alaina_20 at 10:55 PM on Apr. 1, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • if your stomach gets as hard as a freaking rock where you definitly cant bend forward..thats a contraction...if your have felt your baby push his/her but up in the air and felt how hard that was...picture that as your whole stomach doing that...thats a contraction and it has to last up to a minute..sometimes a little longer..
    MissKellee

    Answer by MissKellee at 10:57 PM on Apr. 1, 2009

  • Mild discomfort and tightening (sometimes with breathlessness or a tight feeling in the chest/throat as well) is probably BH ctx. If you start having a lot, and start to feel worried, make sure that your bladder is empty and you are well hydrated, even the slightest dehydration can cause them... but some women just get them more than others.
    Collinsky

    Answer by Collinsky at 11:03 PM on Apr. 1, 2009

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