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35 weeks pregnant / contractions and UTI

hi, i am 35 weeks pregnant. on friday night i went to the bathroom and found blood on the toilet paper.

forums.obgyn.net/pregnancy-birth/P-B.0106/0994.html

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Contractions

Causes of Contractions During Pregnancy Braxton-Hicks contractions. These contractions prepare your body for the hard work of labor and delivery.

www.marchofdimes.com/pnhec/159_16047.asp

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Upside: Very good resource to help determine your type of contractions
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Regular contractions may indicate that you are experiencing a

tightening of the uterine wall called Braxton Hicks contractions or that you are in labor.

body.aol.com/conditions/regular-contractions-during-pregnancy

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Upside: Discusses various types of contractions during pregnancy
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Curious About Contractions

An OB/GYN Answers Common Questions About Contractions

pregnancytoday.com/articles/4942.php

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Upside: Very good article on common contraction questions
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Pregnancy: contractions or cramps?

hello. I am 35 weeks and this is my first baby. I have been getting braxton hicks contractions more frequently now, but also now I am getting what feels like period cramps?

answers.yahoo.ca/question/index?qid=20071114143657AAUjbf2

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Upside: User Q&A on determining real contractions
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No Matter What you Call It, a Contraction

is Just That: A Contraction What do contractions feel like?

www.highrisk.org/your_pregnancy/contractions/

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Upside: Detailed information on common contraction questions
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What Are Contractions?

The actual definition of Contraction is: The tightening and shortening of the uterine muscles during labor causing effacement and dilation of the cervix and contributing to the descent of the baby.

www.amazingpregnancy.com/pregnancy-articles/307.html

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Upside: Overview of contractions
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What Forty weeks pregnant in pain contractions twenty five mins

apart what should you do hospital say wait until 5 min apart very sore?

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Upside: User question on pregnancy on having labor and contractions
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Braxton Hicks Contractions

You may have heard this funny phrase before you were pregnant, but now you really want to know what it means.

www.americanpregnancy.org/labornbirth/braxtonhicks.html

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Upside: Explains Braxton Hicks contractions cause and handling
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How contractions work and feel

Uterine contractions will push your baby out Your uterus is shaped like a pear, sitting upside down in your pelvis.

www.allina.com/ac/pregcc.nsf/page/tri2hcwaf

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