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How would you describe what a contraction feels like?

Posted by on May. 6, 2012 at 5:17 PM
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Just curious how others would describe it. I know mine felt like really strong cramps, in my back.
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Elayna90
by Platinum Member on May. 6, 2012 at 5:19 PM
Like I'm bloated and cramping in my stomach and have a bad lower back ache.
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BEXi
by on May. 6, 2012 at 5:20 PM

Intense tightening the travels from the back to the front.

Kelsmomma123
by Silver Member on May. 6, 2012 at 5:20 PM


Quoting BEXi:

Intense tightening the travels from the back to the front.

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maryb311
by on May. 6, 2012 at 5:21 PM
Like someone ripping your uterus out.
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ff-princess
by on May. 6, 2012 at 5:21 PM

like a painful orgasm, without the pleasure that goes with the O.

Mrs.Winchester
by on May. 6, 2012 at 5:22 PM
Intense cramping. When you do a ton of crunches and your abs burn, it's like that x2.
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amyrw
by on May. 6, 2012 at 5:22 PM
Period cramps x100
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leahsmom3711
by on May. 6, 2012 at 5:23 PM

mine just felt like really bad muscle cramps. i didn't have back aches or anything. 

breezymomma92
by on May. 6, 2012 at 5:23 PM
Like your dying! Ohhh thats how I felt being induced & no pain meds nor epidural worked. :/
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Jperry86
by on May. 6, 2012 at 5:24 PM
Uhhhhhh. I had silent labors. Vague tightening once in a while. That was it.
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