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Is it normal 4 the stomach to keep harding and gettin soft? It's very uncomfortable

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:42 PM on Nov. 30, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • Sounds like braxton hicks contractions to me. How far along are you?

    Answer by BlueFrogMama at 10:43 PM on Nov. 30, 2008

  • Im 35 wks

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:43 PM on Nov. 30, 2008

  • my belly does that all the time...i assume its braxton hicks but this is my first pregnancy- sorry i can't be more help but at least you know you're not alone:)

    Answer by patientlyw8ing at 10:45 PM on Nov. 30, 2008

  • Just take note of it, and call your doctor if it gets really painful or if they become regular and close together. It might settle down if you lie down or sit down with your feet up for awhile, and drink some water.

    Answer by BlueFrogMama at 10:45 PM on Nov. 30, 2008

  • thats braxton hicks contractions. like the above comment said if they get painful and closer together it could be real labor but the tightening is just like little practice contractions. u should read the pregnancy guide at it explains a lot

    Answer by Butterflysky_24 at 11:22 PM on Nov. 30, 2008

  • sounds like braxton hicks and yes its normal, more than 5 an hour though can cause early labor so just keep track. also keep note if there is extra discharge or a change in color.

    im 29 weeks and have them once in awhile throughout the day. mine are already painful though because i have back problems.

    Answer by walkthisway522 at 10:12 AM on Dec. 1, 2008

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