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When do braxton hicks contractions start?

Im only 15 weeks, with my 2nd. Just wanted to know when braxton hicks contractions start? Can they srart this early, or are they more towards the end of the pregnancy?

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:34 PM on Apr. 29, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • It can vary alot with different women. With my DD I started getting them around 6 months or so.. but with my son (who was my 2nd) it seems like I got them alot sooner. Not as soon as 15 weeks but maybe like around 4.5 months or so. You could always ask your doc if it's making you a tad bit nervous.

    Answer by Ctink8189 at 1:36 PM on Apr. 29, 2010

  • they technically start at 6 weeks. you won't feel them until about halfway through though

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 1:37 PM on Apr. 29, 2010

  • Like the first poster said, Maybe 4 months with my second, a little later than that with my first? I remember that I got them early and often, at least my midwife was surprised I was feeling them already.

    Answer by EmilySusan at 1:43 PM on Apr. 29, 2010

  • I never had them. I know of a couple other women that had them at the very end like 32 weeks or so. Theres no certain time braxton hicks contractions start. With every women its different.

    Answer by jessran1218 at 5:10 PM on Apr. 29, 2010

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