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What does a Contraction fell like??

last night i keep waking up like every 25, 30 min with sharp pains in my lower stomach but if i rolled over or layed on my back they went away

oh yea im 30 weeks and 3 days

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honeyb690

Asked by honeyb690 at 6:54 PM on Jun. 7, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Real labor contractions don't go away. Mine felt like very bad period cramps and were accompanied by shaking "chills".
    timelessglass

    Answer by timelessglass at 6:58 PM on Jun. 7, 2009

  • sounds like braxton hicks.. your body is preparing
    sunshinebaby209

    Answer by sunshinebaby209 at 7:34 PM on Jun. 7, 2009

  • keep track of how often these pains happen, and sit on the toilet it could be a poo.
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 7:58 PM on Jun. 7, 2009

  • If they go away they arent the real thing. The real thing will get stronger and closer together no matter what you do.
    abbynzachsmommy

    Answer by abbynzachsmommy at 8:13 PM on Jun. 7, 2009

  • It is hard to tell another woman what they "feel" like simply because each woman may feel them differently or women have different pain tolerance.

    Most likely it will feel like your stomach tightening, back pain or like you're having period cramps. The best thing to do if you THINK you're having a contraction but you are not sure is to place your fingertips on your stomach. Your fingertips are very sensitive and you can tell if you are tightening or not.
    SmileyMoo

    Answer by SmileyMoo at 8:36 PM on Jun. 7, 2009

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