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Does your belly have to get hard for cramps to be considered contractions?

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Asked by Anonymous at 5:19 PM on Jun. 1, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • i thought a contraction was a cramp? i'm guessing the answer is no?

    Answer by staciandababy at 5:26 PM on Jun. 1, 2009

  • a cramp is a contraction hon, its not always tight all over. But here: very helpful :o)

    Answer by Bearsjen at 5:47 PM on Jun. 1, 2009

  • Thank you [:
    I just get confused cuz I get some pretty bad cramps, but sometimes only the bottom half of my belly is hard. so i wasnt sure

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:34 PM on Jun. 1, 2009

  • I am also very confused about this! I feel things and im like, "is she just pushing hard on my stomach, or is it a contraction?" eeks.

    Answer by itsbree2you at 10:16 PM on Jun. 1, 2009

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