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i just had contractions...

how can i tell if they are BH or real?

i had to get shots already to stop them and im already dilating.
i just had 3 in the last 15 minutes...

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:13 AM on Dec. 23, 2008 in Pregnancy

Answers (7)
  • they are inconsistent i think is the only way to tell. i wonder the same thing.

    Answer by KelsoBabeyy at 3:14 AM on Dec. 23, 2008

  • Well 3 in the last 15min sounds like 5 min apart, right??

    Is this your first kid??

    I don't know - I never did the timing thing - I just woke up with pain and knew it was time to go.

    Answer by ChelseySpelsey at 3:16 AM on Dec. 23, 2008

  • how long did the last was it under 30 secods or over also were they every so far apart such as every 4 minutes or was it 5 minutes then 3 minutes then 7 minutes - braxton hicks last under 30 secods and are inconsistent while real contraction last longer than 30 seconds and are timed

    I hope I helped

    Answer by Married2theBest at 3:18 AM on Dec. 23, 2008

  • no they are about 1-3 min.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:19 AM on Dec. 23, 2008

  • keep watching and it they start to get strong lasting longer then go to L&D also I heard that if you lay on your side and drink some water that if its braxton hicks then it should stop

    Answer by Married2theBest at 3:22 AM on Dec. 23, 2008

  • L&D NOW.

    Answer by tnteaton at 3:31 AM on Dec. 23, 2008

  • bh stop when changing your position real labor pains don't stop

    Answer by Mommy2Be1212009 at 3:44 AM on Dec. 23, 2008

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