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For how long did cramping like a period last before having your baby?

Im 37wks and been cramping for a week now. Ugh.

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sissy0604

Asked by sissy0604 at 1:57 AM on Mar. 4, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • It sounds like Braxton-Hicks. It's your body's way of giving your uterus a workout before birth. It will likely last in some form until labor. Make sure you're drinking enough water because dehydration will make them worse.
    JessWulf84

    Answer by JessWulf84 at 2:09 AM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • I had it very bad for a week or two before I was due. I never went into labor and had a scheduled c-section.
    moviemom22

    Answer by moviemom22 at 10:10 AM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • Does sound like Braxton Hicks, and they get worse with each pregnancy (usually)
    elasmimi

    Answer by elasmimi at 5:09 PM on Mar. 17, 2011

  • i cramped after i got a clean and sweep from ob then ds was born 4 days after
    Amanda11810

    Answer by Amanda11810 at 9:01 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • agree with the other ladies
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 12:11 PM on Mar. 28, 2011

  • BH can start in the second trimester
    Jerichos_Mommy

    Answer by Jerichos_Mommy at 6:53 PM on Mar. 29, 2011

  • Sounds like BH totally !
    christinahenry

    Answer by christinahenry at 3:33 PM on Apr. 5, 2011

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