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31 weeks pregnant, tight feeling?

Okay, I am 31.2 weeks pregnant. For the last 2-3 days I have been having a tightening feeling. I never had Braxton Hicks with my first, so I am not exactly sure what they should feel like. I don't think they are contractions, so I don't need to be told they arn't. But I am curious if they are Braxton Hicks, or is it him poking his butt, back, or head that way?

Also, I have lost what I am quite sure was my mucus plug. When I lost it with my first, my water broke and I had her only a week later.

Any opinions/advice is very welcome.

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Asked by crysanyw at 10:42 PM on Nov. 29, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Do you feel like your entire belly is tight or like it is really stretched on one side?

    Answer by dancinintherain at 10:44 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

  • Sounds like braxton hicks :)

    Answer by FluffyMamaBunny at 10:45 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

  • They are braxton hicks which are getting you you ready for the real deal.

    Answer by Jenaiko01 at 10:46 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

  • My whole belly gets tight.

    Comment by crysanyw (original poster) at 10:51 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

  • I can't give you an answer, but be sure to call your doc if you have more than 4 in an hour

    Answer by Danyellimom at 11:06 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

  • sounds like a braxton hicks to me. non painful tightening of oyu belly. but my doc says that the baby pushing out can also feel the same as B/H contarctions and can be painful.

    Answer by cassie_m at 11:07 PM on Nov. 29, 2010

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