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Braxton Hicks at 32 weeks

CAN ANYONE HELP ME!! I KEEP HAVINT THESE BRAXTON HICKS, MAYB 3 TIMES AN HOUR!!! IS THIS NORMAL OR IS THIS A SIGN OF EARLY LABOR???

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kaydence111

Asked by kaydence111 at 9:53 PM on May. 30, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • Try drinking a glass or two of water and lay on your left side to see if they subside. They say if you have 4 or more contractions in an hour you need to get checked out.
    amber1330

    Answer by amber1330 at 9:57 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • But since you are having them 3 times an hour and if they do not subside with drinking water and laying down, it really would be a good idea to call you OB
    amber1330

    Answer by amber1330 at 9:59 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • THNX AMBER, I WILL GO DRINK SUM WATER AND LAY DOWN ON MY SIDE AND SEE IF IT SUBSIDE
    kaydence111

    Comment by kaydence111 (original poster) at 10:02 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • If they are JUST braxton hicks then there is nothing to worry about. Women actually have braxton hicks starting in the 1st trimester but you cant feel them until later usually.

    If they are regular or continuing and not helped by laying down, drinking water (contractions can be caused by dehydration}, or not sped up by walking around then they are most likely TRUE contractions and you should go to L&D immediately so they can do things to stop your labor or protect your baby before delivery!
    miasmommy21407

    Answer by miasmommy21407 at 11:53 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • Im 26 weeks and have been having braxton hicks for awhile now. I have them all day everyday and my doctor said its completely normal.
    campbellb3421

    Answer by campbellb3421 at 12:49 AM on May. 31, 2011

  • im over 38 weeks, and i have them all day everyday. their just BH so dont worry. 'sometimes they get really painful, they started early to.
    juniebug11

    Answer by juniebug11 at 1:20 AM on May. 31, 2011

  • With Demetri I was feeling them from 20 weeks.
    Jerichos_Mommy

    Answer by Jerichos_Mommy at 12:52 AM on Jun. 13, 2011

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