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31 weeks and haven't felt braxton hicks yet?

Is it bad if I have yet to feel some braxton hicks?

It's my first pregnancy and at my first childbirth class tonight I should apparently be feeling them by now, but I'm not.

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Asked by jessiskinner200 at 10:49 PM on May. 3, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • It's not bad at all. I didn't feel them with my first til way later on. This time around I'm having them all the time. Consider yourself lucky!!

    Answer by bdflykisses at 10:52 PM on May. 3, 2011

  • I don't think it's bad that you're not feeling them, I think you're lucky lol. I don't think everyone feels them. I didn't feel them hardly at all with my first pregnancy. I don't know if I truly wasn't feeling them or if I had just never had any kind of contractions before and didn't know what to be feeling. As long as your baby is moving ok, you should be fine.

    Answer by tiffanynichols at 10:53 PM on May. 3, 2011

  • I never had any. The first contraction I felt was at 12:00 pm 2 days after my son's due date. I had my son at 7:00 pm that night.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 10:54 PM on May. 3, 2011

  • I never had any with either of my pregnancies.

    Answer by andrea96 at 10:55 PM on May. 3, 2011

  • I never had any.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 11:05 PM on May. 3, 2011

  • never had any

    Answer by amymartinez0214 at 11:08 PM on May. 3, 2011

  • I never had them either ;o)

    Answer by Crafty26 at 11:14 PM on May. 3, 2011

  • I never had any with my first. When I actually went into labor I didn't know what the pains were and chalked it up to bad gas from the mexican food I'd eaten earlier!

    Answer by bootsky at 11:23 PM on May. 3, 2011

  • Some never get em...are u sure i have em and they don't hurt.

    Answer by Unique11 at 11:24 PM on May. 3, 2011

  • Midwife told me not to expect to feel them on my first pregnancy...

    Answer by GoodyBrook at 2:57 AM on May. 4, 2011

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