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Do Braxton Hick's contractions hurt?

I am 21 weeks. I have been having sharp pains and I honestly don't remember having pain with contractions until I was in advanced labor.

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mlregalado

Asked by mlregalado at 11:40 PM on May. 25, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • umm they never hurt me...they were more uncomfortable
    hug4akiss

    Answer by hug4akiss at 11:47 PM on May. 25, 2009

  • YES THEY CAN HURT , BUT IF THEY ARE EVER UNBEARABLE OR VERY CLOSE THEN GO GET CHECKED
    Mrs.Owen86

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 11:59 PM on May. 25, 2009

  • sorry i forgot i had caps lol ,
    Mrs.Owen86

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 11:59 PM on May. 25, 2009

  • It could just be tendons stretching. Those can be extremely painful but just last a couple seconds. My braxton hicks feel more like menstral cramping.
    jazzysmommy1004

    Answer by jazzysmommy1004 at 12:21 AM on May. 26, 2009

  • sounds like ligament stretching to me. the uterus is held in place by ligaments and when the uterus enlarges the ligaments stretch and can be very painful... as Jazzysmommy above said.. braxton hicks feels like menstrual cramps.
    alinker

    Answer by alinker at 1:23 AM on May. 26, 2009

  • They never hurt me. They were just really tight made me feel like I couldn't breathe and were just annoying. No pain though.
    mrsbvader

    Answer by mrsbvader at 8:23 AM on May. 26, 2009

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