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Braxton hicks

Does anyone know how many u can have in an hour before u call your doctor? Im 24 weeks along and im getting dull lower back pain and my stomach feels like it keeps tightening up.

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megclark22

Asked by megclark22 at 4:13 PM on Aug. 26, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • As long as they aren't 5 minutes apart and can be gotten rid of by either drinking water or resting then you have nothing to worry about. Good luck momma!
    momnstepmom

    Answer by momnstepmom at 4:15 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • Also if they aren't consistent and aren't intensifying you are probably fine.

    I remember both Braxton Hicks and real contractions. When the real contractions hit I just knew it was time.
    Biz1985

    Answer by Biz1985 at 4:18 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • I had Braxton Hicks all threw my pregnancy, and one time I thought I should go in, so I did, and they just sent me home. When the real contractions came I knew it was time.
    Micki-Cook

    Answer by Micki-Cook at 5:44 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • Have you tried drinking some water and relaxing? A warm bath may help too, throw in some epsom salts if you have them.
    jupiter84

    Answer by jupiter84 at 7:46 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • if thier less then five minutes your ok.
    ladybug36519

    Answer by ladybug36519 at 1:03 AM on Aug. 27, 2010

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