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I'm having very "light" contractions when I carry my daughter for a few minutes. Is this normal in subsequent pregnancies?

I'm 14 weeks pregnant with my second child. My oldest is 26 months and weighs about 23 lbs.



I just noticed this phenomenon today.

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hillmom

Asked by hillmom at 6:04 PM on Jul. 30, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I'm not sure but try drinking more water. My doc said contractions in pregnancy before 36 weeks usually means you're dehydrated.
    gottalovemal

    Answer by gottalovemal at 6:19 PM on Jul. 30, 2009

  • and you don't need to pick her up, i know it's hard b/c my dd wants me to hold her alot and she's 40 lbs
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:23 PM on Jul. 30, 2009

  • I had that problem in the beginning. I would talk to your doctor. My doc told me not to pick my DD up as much for the first few months. Or if I do pick her up by sitting and standing with her or have her get in a chair and pick her up from there. Don't hold her for long periods of time either.
    MizAnn

    Answer by MizAnn at 7:33 PM on Jul. 30, 2009

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