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tightness?

My belly is reallyyyyy tight near the top right now...could this be a contraction? First pregnancy and I don't know anything about it! I'm 36 weeks and 3 days.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:57 PM on Sep. 7, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Sounds like a braxton hicks contraction to me! Nothing to worry about :)
    Ati_13

    Answer by Ati_13 at 11:57 PM on Sep. 7, 2009

  • yea thats a braxton-hicks, or could be a stretched muscle...when u have the real contractions, they will be at the bottom, and u will feel them all the way around to your back. Or u might feel like u have bad gas and period cramps at first...thats what happened to me...then a couple hours later..BAM..the pain hit me!
    mzhazelrae313

    Answer by mzhazelrae313 at 12:00 AM on Sep. 8, 2009

  • I feel crampy down low too...like period cramps or like i'm gonna have diarrhea but that's been coming and going all day. i didn't think that could be related to the contractions. i lost some mucous plug today too...idk?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:02 AM on Sep. 8, 2009

  • yea...your body is preparing...it should be any day (or couple hours) now! Good luck!
    mzhazelrae313

    Answer by mzhazelrae313 at 12:50 AM on Sep. 8, 2009

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