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Did contractions feel different for each of your pregnancies?

Or is labor all the same feelings for each pregnancy?

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Asked by Mrs.Loeffel at 10:30 PM on Jun. 28, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Mine was different. My first pregnancy, I didn't have the contractons across the front of my stomach. I only had back labor. For my last one, I had both types.

    Answer by layh41407 at 10:31 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • I'm beginning to think I can't tell a contraction from indigestion/stomach aches! :/

    Comment by Mrs.Loeffel (original poster) at 10:33 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • mine were a lot different. my first was pretty bad... my second I had back labor so it felt completely different.

    Answer by bloomsr at 10:43 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • it was about the same. although baby #3 went a lot smoother for me because I got the epi BEFORE I let them give me pitocin! ;) LOL plus by she came along, I new what was going on and dealt with it much better than the previous 2.

    Answer by DarkFaery131 at 10:47 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • I never had natural contractions with my DD, so I'm not sure. I did have preterm labor with both my children, and with DD I never once felt it. At one point my contractions were 3 min apart and I still never felt a thing. With this baby, I've had regular painful contractions since 32 weeks when I started having preterm labor. I'm actually starting to get used to them, so I'm not sure how labor will be comparatively.

    Unless I'm induced with this baby as well, I'll have no basis for comparison.

    Answer by NIKopotamous at 2:52 AM on Jun. 29, 2010

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