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What do your Braxton Hicks feel like?
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Posted 10 January 2013 - 12:51 PM
I get two weird feelings:
1. Uterine contractions - probably BH, BUT I've got them since the week I got my IVF BFP (so under 4 weeks pregnant). They used to be about once or twice a week and now they've increased to many times a day
2. Back spasms - I get about a 30 second painful period, with pain dotting all over my mid back. I wondered if it was kidneys or something. They started about 4 weeks ago and were a couple of times a week, but are now a couple of times a day. During the 30 seconds, I don't do anything, just sit still. Once that period is up, I'm fine with no pain.
So, what do your BH feel like and do either of these sound familiar? Thanks
Posted 10 January 2013 - 02:17 PM
I have had BH contractions from early on. Now 35 weeks and they are increasing to many times a day and they are a bit sore. Like period pain.
They are not regular and they don't go any further than that.
I told the Obyn and he wasn't concerned even thought have been.
I had them with DD2 too and she was born at 39 weeks when I was induced with no labour. So I don't think it means early labour
Posted 10 January 2013 - 05:55 PM
I've had Braxton hicks at 17 weeks where my uterus was so tight and sore I couldn't walk properly. Then I've had occasions when it gets tighter with no pain. Then on Saturday evening I had the back pain last for a couple of minutes. It was like horrible period pain. Almost took my breath away. Then it went away and was fine again.
Posted 10 January 2013 - 06:02 PM
I would describe BH as everything going really tight and like a squeezing sensation around your uterus. Had them on and off for a number of weeks now.
Posted 10 January 2013 - 06:02 PM
I haven't had that many at this stage, but there is no pain with them, just a very strong tightening of the muscles around the uterus. My whole belly is really tight, and then it gradually fades.
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