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I'm 37 weeks & 4 days. I've been having contraction. My stomach is so pressuring and tighten. I feel like vomiting, poop and hungry. Is that a sign for labor? I have to see and wait for 24 hrs to see If my contractions are getting strong.

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Boavang

Asked by Boavang at 11:28 PM on May. 27, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • sure can be.... but may not be.. everyone is different
    chrstny88

    Answer by chrstny88 at 11:36 PM on May. 27, 2011

  • maybe Braxton Hicks..
    Generally true labor contractions will get longer in length, closer in frequency and stronger in intensity. A Braxton Hicks contraction might get closer together but not consistently, or they may feel stronger but go away when you move around.
    Usually women will notice them by casually brushing their hands against their protruding belly and notice that it has tightened.
    Esam

    Answer by Esam at 11:36 PM on May. 27, 2011

  • I've been having it all day today. My stomach has been pressuring and tighten.
    Boavang

    Comment by Boavang (original poster) at 11:41 PM on May. 27, 2011

  • It could be, make sure while you are timing the contractions to lie back and make sure to drink water. If you are dehydred it can cause pains. Good Luck.
    Credfern

    Answer by Credfern at 11:41 PM on May. 27, 2011

  • i didnt have painful contractions till i was 6 cm.... every woman is different..
    chrstny88

    Answer by chrstny88 at 11:41 PM on May. 27, 2011

  • I say call ur Dr it could be Braxton Hicks but better be safe than sorry. GL Momma!
    Heather021287

    Answer by Heather021287 at 12:24 AM on May. 28, 2011

  • you dont wait 24 hours, you time them out.. if they are 8 mins apart call your doctor, if they are 3-4 mins apart its time to check into the hospital. if they arent regular, they are braxton hicks. if you experience dripping from your vagina or a gush call your doctor or if you notice any bleeding (may have lost your plug)
    xxhazeldovexx

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 12:31 AM on May. 28, 2011

  • My ob said to go by the 411. If contractions are 4 min apart. one min long, for an hour then go
    Vero0724

    Answer by Vero0724 at 3:16 AM on May. 28, 2011

  • it could be, good luck
    Jssg1986

    Answer by Jssg1986 at 12:50 AM on May. 29, 2011

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