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Why does my belly keep getting tight?

I am 30 weeks as of yesterday. It has been doing it for a while. I doesn't hurt, but my belly will get tight is that contractions or is it just the baby? It sometimes happens only on half my belly like one side or sometimes my whole belly. It doesn't hurt only thing is when that happens my hips kind of hurt.

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:55 PM on Jun. 1, 2011 in Pregnancy

Answers (7)
  • It's Braxton Hicks, and they are fine. It's normal.

    Answer by Keva1990 at 9:56 PM on Jun. 1, 2011

  • Its Braxton Hicks contractions. Just your uterus preparing for the big day :)

    Answer by Tarrar at 9:56 PM on Jun. 1, 2011

  • I agree with the others its sounds like braxton hicks.. with my 1st son it felt about the same way as you wrote at first I thought it was just him stretching because it didnt really hurt and I was at my drs office when it happened and she told me nope its contractions

    Answer by mommato2boys79 at 10:00 PM on Jun. 1, 2011

  • Normal: BH like they said.

    Answer by doulala at 10:13 PM on Jun. 1, 2011

  • Braxton Hicks. Im 26 weeks along and ive had them for a few weeks now

    Answer by campbellb3421 at 10:38 PM on Jun. 1, 2011

  • Besides BH, if it's just one one side it coule be baby pushing his/her butt out and staying there for a bit. I had that too more than I had BH.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:42 PM on Jun. 1, 2011

  • just fake contractions

    Answer by glam.fairy at 1:22 AM on Jun. 2, 2011

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