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Did you get Braxton Hicks when you were six mos pregnant?

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Asked by RenoMama at 4:01 PM on Oct. 7, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • I never had Braxton Hicks in all 3 pregnancies.

    Answer by mompam at 4:02 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • I did but they werent painful or consistent.

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 4:02 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • Yes, and it was unnerving

    Answer by mammamia48 at 4:02 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • sure. bh contractions are really just your body gearing up for the real thing. bh are usually felt when you are up and about, doing a lot of stuff. it's the contractions you get when you're not doing anything at all that could be the real thing, if they're close together.

    Answer by tnm786 at 4:03 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • Yes and it was unnerving, Painful and hard to tell when it was the real thing.....real ones are completely timeable and consistant.

    Answer by mammamia48 at 4:03 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • Yes, I did. It always felt like my daughter was pushing with all of her might out of my stomach. The only time they were uncomfortable was when I was standing up.

    Answer by poptart0325 at 4:04 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • Yes I did with both pregnancies. My second one with my twins, I thought I was in actual labor cause the pain was so bad

    Answer by mama408 at 4:05 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • No contractions until the day labor started.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 4:06 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • I had contractions starting at 18 weeks straight through until I delivered. I was on bedrest for about 6 weeks. I had to get injections weekly to help prevent preterm labor (17 P-progesterone) and also weekly cervical measurements. My pregnancy was very stressful...I was always afraid of going into labor, although I had a preterm labor at 22 weeks, 10 years ago, so I was terrified it would happen again. If you're not working, when my contraction were really bad, I had to lie on my left side and drink lots of water....................ugghh, I drank so much water during my pregnancy that I despised for a while after I stopped breastfeeding.

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 4:07 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • You can. It's most common in the second (or more) pregnancies.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 4:35 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

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