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Painful pressure in the birth canal?

I'm 38.5 weeks preggo and I've been having this painful pressure like a foot is about to pop out or something. It's not really in the abdomen so i don't want to say they are contractions but it feels like it's in the birth canal. I started to have the pain just at night time but now I'm having it during the day too. Anyone else have this problem or know what it is?

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Asked by jen.ritterbel at 8:43 PM on Dec. 12, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Most likely you are just feeling some cervical dilation... not a big deal, you are probably just very sensitive to it :)

    Answer by reflect1light at 9:01 PM on Dec. 12, 2009

  • Wow dude sounds a little scary, dont push yourself. try and think of something peaceful...  or you could always go to the doctor's confused


    Answer by Nerdymama at 10:32 PM on Dec. 12, 2009

  • I am also 38 weeks and having the same exact feeling! Mostly at night. Is your babys head low? I think that's what it is, the head pressing against the pelvic floor. My dr. said her head was very low, and that will cause a lot of discomfort.

    Answer by nkkk07 at 11:06 PM on Dec. 12, 2009

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