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How many braxton hicks are normal, in a day, at 28 weeks?

I get probably five or so a day.. is this normal? i don't remember getting them with my daughters at all.

 
young-not-dumb

Asked by young-not-dumb at 12:45 AM on Sep. 14, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • my doc says if i have 4 in an hour, no matter how they are spaced, to call or go in.
    jennifer588

    Answer by jennifer588 at 12:47 AM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • Truthfully its different, as long as they are not real contractions then you can have a lot
    JAJA_Steele

    Answer by JAJA_Steele at 12:47 AM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • I would atleast call your ob and see what they say. I thought I too was only having braxton hicks but turns out they were true contractions and now Im on complete bedrest. So it wouldnt hurt to atleast let your doc know what is going on!!
    confusedgirl919

    Answer by confusedgirl919 at 5:50 AM on Sep. 14, 2010

  • i wouldn't think 5 in a day would be an issue. if you have a few in an hour, call your midwife or doctor :)
    Stefanie83

    Answer by Stefanie83 at 10:10 AM on Sep. 14, 2010

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