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How much did you have Braxton Hicks contractions?

I'm about 33 1/2 weeks and have had maybe 4-5 BH total since maybe week 30. Just wondering if anyone noticed a lot more and had a somewhat earlier delivery? Of maybe some people had hardly any BH? Just curious.

 
Anna-Chubaby

Asked by Anna-Chubaby at 10:35 PM on Oct. 31, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • I had them alot around that time and still managed to go over 3 days.. DD born 40 weeks 3 days. Exciting times.. I dont think they necessarily mean you will be early.. your bodies just getting ready for the big day.. good luck :)
    Weldo1983

    Answer by Weldo1983 at 10:37 PM on Oct. 31, 2010

  • I had them from 29 weeks up and they got more frequent and strong the further along I was.
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 10:37 PM on Oct. 31, 2010

  • Never eally had any with Ds but with DD I had them A LOT from about 25 weeks on.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 10:37 PM on Oct. 31, 2010

  • First pregnancy: not at all.

    Second pregnancy: from the 2nd month on.
    LindaClement

    Answer by LindaClement at 10:37 PM on Oct. 31, 2010

  • Wow! 2nd month on? That's bunchies.
    Anna-Chubaby

    Comment by Anna-Chubaby (original poster) at 10:39 PM on Oct. 31, 2010

  • I started feeling them around 4 or 5 months, and then had them right up until labor started. I actually thought that my labor was BH contractions for the first couple of days.
    Mrs.BAT

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 12:49 AM on Nov. 1, 2010

  • I didn't get my braxton hicks till the last month with my first pregnancy and with my second I noticed them a lil earlier!!
    PrOuD_MaMa_2

    Answer by PrOuD_MaMa_2 at 1:08 AM on Nov. 1, 2010

  • I had them with my second but I was also dehydrated alot so it tends to bring on contractions. With my baby I didnt have them, and I cant remember then with my first.
    amandagrass

    Answer by amandagrass at 6:10 AM on Nov. 1, 2010

  • I've been having them since... oh probably 34 or 35 weeks... they've been getting stronger and more frequent (I'll be 39 weeks on thursday)
    elizabiza

    Answer by elizabiza at 10:40 AM on Nov. 1, 2010

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