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What do braxton hicks contractions feel like to you?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:22 PM on Jul. 12, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • My stomach would get tight and I would feel some discomfort, but not pain like a real contraction. Just a long, strong, period cramp...
    landons.mama

    Answer by landons.mama at 2:26 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • That's what my regular contractions felt like... a long strong period cramp.
    I couldn't feel my Braxton Hicks contractions at all, my midwife told me I was having them at a visit.
    motherofanaries

    Answer by motherofanaries at 2:28 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • Mine didn't feel like cramps but my stomach muscles would tighten up, it was weird b/c you could see my stomach move up then down. They didn't hurt but they did get annoying at times.
    Krystinplus3

    Answer by Krystinplus3 at 3:04 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • if they are in your back they arent BH
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:09 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

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