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can this be a contraction?

im 37 weeks pregnant and my stomach at times gets really hard and it doesnt hurt

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mckowntasha

Asked by mckowntasha at 2:50 AM on Nov. 21, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • Yep. That's a braxton hicks contraction. I got them alll the time.
    MarlyeGirl

    Answer by MarlyeGirl at 2:59 AM on Nov. 21, 2008

  • MarlyeGirl
    Marly...
    Yep. That's a braxton hicks contraction. I got them alll the time.


    do these do any thing for birth?
    mckowntasha

    Answer by mckowntasha at 3:00 AM on Nov. 21, 2008

  • absolutely they are braxton hicks - had them with my son, and I have them now with my daughter since i was 29 weeks pregnant i am now almost 33 weeks.

    Braxton hicks are a way of your body preparing you for real labor
    Married2theBest

    Answer by Married2theBest at 3:22 AM on Nov. 21, 2008

  • They just prepare you for actual birth. The real ones are SO much different.... don't let them alarm you. If they start to hurt THEN you call your doctor and tell him/her.
    MarlyeGirl

    Answer by MarlyeGirl at 3:40 AM on Nov. 21, 2008

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