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contraction

is having a constant contraction bad? where it lasts for over 30 minutes to an hour even when sitting down and drinking water? it stopped and it happened while i was at work, i just felt uncomfortable... not painful just uncomfortable but my whole stomach was tense for the whole time i had it.(by the way im only 28 weeks)

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:08 PM on Apr. 18, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • I really don't think what you were experiencing was a contraction but you need to contact your doctor or go into L&D to be checked either way because this is not normal.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:35 PM on Apr. 18, 2010

  • call your dr. i had a lot of that stomach tightening during one pregnancy. they were in fact contractions, and i went into labor at 32 weeks. in the meantime, be sure you are eating enough food, and drinking enough water (2-3 liters a day), be sure you are getting enough rest and manage your stress well.
    good luck mama!
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 9:13 AM on Apr. 19, 2010

  • Those sound like Braxton Hicks - practice contractions. Call your doc if your worried.
    Melissa823

    Answer by Melissa823 at 1:01 PM on Apr. 19, 2010

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