It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Pregnancy Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-11-2007, 06:34 AM   #1
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 948
2fst HB User
Braxton Hicks????

I have no idea what Braxton Hicks are supposed to feel like but I am have been having this weird cramping. For the past week I have been getting these cramping pains that feel like my period is going to come on. It is the weaker cramps that I would get before the bad cramping kicks in. It lasts for a little while and then goes away. What is this? I am about 36/37 weeks. With DS the Dr scheduled my c-section the day after my due date and DS hadn't even dropped or seemed anywhere near arriving so this is all new to me.

 
Old 01-11-2007, 07:24 AM   #2
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
rouge's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 871
rouge HB User
Re: Braxton Hicks????

My braxton hicks did not give me any cramping or pain. My stomach would just really really hard for a minute and then it would go back to normal.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 01-11-2007, 07:44 AM   #3
Senior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 143
getting_tubby HB User
Re: Braxton Hicks????

Quote:
Originally Posted by rouge
My braxton hicks did not give me any cramping or pain. My stomach would just really really hard for a minute and then it would go back to normal.
same with me. my belly turns into a really hard ball and it makes it a little uncomfortable to change positions while i'm having one, but then it goes away after 30 seconds or so. no pain, just slightly uncomfortable. i'm 34wks & i've been having these since 16 or 17 weeks

 
Old 01-11-2007, 08:10 AM   #4
Senior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: ON
Posts: 180
Candy_Girl HB User
Re: Braxton Hicks????

In my first pregnancy I had both Braxton-Hicks and real contractions for weeks before I delivered. The Braxton-Hicks were painless and as described by the ladies above. The real contractions hurt like cramps. I had two sets of those about 2 weeks prior (36 and 37 weeks) and almost went to the hospital both times. They stopped after about 2 hours and were 6 min apart but the pain didn't get worse as time passed like it did with real labour. As it turns out, DD came 10 days early. My water broke at 5:30 pm and I delivered at 11 pm. I'm pretty sure those earlier rounds of contractions contributed to my speedy delivery... Good luck with everything!

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Holy Braxton Hicks ! almac Pregnancy 6 04-05-2010 03:33 PM
Braxton Hicks, or Contractions??? hotmamma13 Pregnancy 7 10-26-2005 08:19 AM
Braxton Hicks... Should I call the Dr.? AnnieinPA Pregnancy 4 10-04-2005 11:05 AM
Braxton Hicks questions. sweetea13 Pregnancy 7 08-25-2005 09:41 PM
Did i just experience Braxton Hicks? babygirl224 Pregnancy 2 07-10-2005 06:39 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



Seraph (6), quinyonna07 (2), Kali333 (2), cattieos (2), mumovhann (2), kittenkaboodle (2), Xkwizit (2), TwinMamma (2), Administrator (1), Blastoff9600 (1)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1136), MSJayhawk (941), Apollo123 (855), janewhite1 (823), Titchou (769), Gabriel (743), ladybud (667), sammy64 (666), midwest1 (654), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:15 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.com™
Copyright and Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!