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Braxton Hicks contractions

What are Braxton Hicks contractions? How can I tell the difference between Braxton Hicks and true labor contractions? What can I do if my Braxton Hicks contractions are making me uncomfortable? When ...

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Braxton hicks or true contractions?

ok so i've had a few back aches and slight cramping feelings, maybe once a day or less, and when i told my doctor last friday he said they were probably braxton hicks contractions and left it at ...

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Braxton Hicks contractions

As early as six weeks into all pregnancies, the uterus, which is a large muscle, begins to contract rhythmically.

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What Is False Labor?

Before "true" labor begins, you may have "false" labor pains, also known as Braxton Hicks contractions.

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What do Braxton Hicks contractions feel like? Every time I get

on a treadmill or stationary bike my tummy gets real hard. It is uncomfortable, but not painful. Are these Braxton-Hicks contractions?

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What are Braxton Hicks Contractions?

Braxton Hicks contractions are contractions of the uterus during pregnancy. They are characterized by a painless tightening of the uterus, occurring sporadically and infrequently from approximately ...

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Should I worry if I don't have Braxton-Hicks Contractions?

Many times, pregnant women will experience contractions that are similar to labor contractions, but are infrequent, irregular, and probably painless.

www.amazingpregnancy.com/pregnancy-articles/589.html

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True Vs. False Labor In Pregnancy

Perhaps the biggest question on most women's minds during pregnancy is whether they will be able to identify true vs. false labor.

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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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Braxton Hicks Contractions

Pregnancy tends to come with a host of different discomforts, ranging from morning sickness, to bladder problems, to nosebleeds.

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