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I havn't had any Braxton Hicks Contractions.

Im 36 weeks and havn't had any Braxton Hicks Contractions. This is my second pregnancy, and with my first I remember getting them sooner, and vary often.
I've just read that most people start getting Barxton Hicks Contractions after the 20th week, and that if its your second time around you can get them sooner and even stronger then before. I have appointments every week, and everythings good. I have mentioned this to my doctor. She just ask's me every week if I've gotten any yett. -but I haven't.
Im a little worried. I dont want my baby to stay in way past her due date because I haven't even had practice labour. Is this normal? Can you go a whole pregnancy without any Braxton Hiicks?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:59 AM on Sep. 21, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • I went my whole pregnancy without any contractions at all till I was induced at 42 weeks
    peanutsmommy1

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 10:59 AM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • They may be so slight you can't feel them. I really felt them with my first and third, with my second I didn't feel anything until the week before I delivered. Don't worry, there is no "one way" to be pregnant, you know? :)
    Scuba

    Answer by Scuba at 11:01 AM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • Yes you can go with out feeling them. Or they are slight you don't even notice them. Every pregnancy is different.
    Raeann11

    Answer by Raeann11 at 11:05 AM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • I never had any, in all 3 pregnancies.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 11:11 AM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • all three kids not contractions unless I was actually in labor.......It is normal not to have them.
    Autumn.Baker

    Answer by Autumn.Baker at 11:37 AM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • Count your blessings.
    You are very very Lucky.
    God has blessed you with out having to experance that.
    I wish I was so lucky
    newathis918

    Answer by newathis918 at 1:32 PM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • im 37 wks today and i have not gotten anyyy kind of contractions what so ever... im guessing this is normal?? i have never had a baby before so i dont even know what i am suppose to be looking for lol but im sure i would know if i was getting some!!
    Alyssa_mommy2b

    Answer by Alyssa_mommy2b at 1:52 PM on Sep. 21, 2010

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