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How would you describe what a contraction feels like?

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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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by on May. 6, 2012 at 5:17 PM
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Preciaann
by on May. 6, 2012 at 7:57 PM
Exactly what they felt like for me!

Quoting Pink_Sunshine:

My contractions did NOT feel like cramps whatsoever. They felt like really strong gas pains that came regularly.

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Sparkyfire
by Gold Member on May. 6, 2012 at 7:58 PM
Pain, tightening, squeeze pain that gradually got worse. Mine where actually ok till I got quad contractions. 4 one after yet he other!! Ouch lol
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starreyedcutie
by Platinum Member on May. 6, 2012 at 7:58 PM
A tightening hard feeling all around my mid section with pain
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Pink_Sunshine
by on May. 6, 2012 at 7:58 PM

Gas pains so hard you can't walk, talk or think LOL my Mom said hers felt the same way. I felt it the same way with all 3 of my Boys.

Quoting Preciaann:

Exactly what they felt like for me!

Quoting Pink_Sunshine:

My contractions did NOT feel like cramps whatsoever. They felt like really strong gas pains that came regularly.



kansasmom1978
by on May. 6, 2012 at 7:59 PM

I had really strong tension in my sides and back. The first contractions did not even hurt, just annoying.

teaching_mama
by on May. 6, 2012 at 8:00 PM
Like a tightening cramping type feeling.
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lil_mama06
by Brian's Lil Vixen on May. 6, 2012 at 8:00 PM

Pain in my back, moved to the front at the same time my stomach got hard as heck and felt like a vise was squeezing and squeezing and squeezing...

monshine2
by Bronze Member on May. 6, 2012 at 8:01 PM

Cramps and then cramps multiplied by 1000 toward the end

pinkiebabii
by Jennie on May. 6, 2012 at 8:02 PM
It felt like a 300 pound man was standing on my lower back crushing me and my hips, pelvis, and leg bones were breaking and I got dizzy and blacking in and out while I screamed. Then I got the epidural and I felt the best I had ever felt in my life.
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Mommyof1boy250
by on May. 6, 2012 at 8:07 PM

I felt like someone was ripping my stomach open my contractions were 1 right after another the whole 4 hours i was in labor

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