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An_243023 posted:
I am currently 31 weeks pregnant and i have been having braxton hick contractions since 28 weeks. But they have gotten stronger in the last few days. i'm carrying small. is it normal to have painful braxton hick contractions if you carry small???
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Olivia_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi!

Here is some information for you on Braxton Hicks contractions as compared to true labor. I hope it will be helpful.

Have you shared your worries with your Ob/Gyn? If not, it may help to talk through it or even just get a quick in-office check up.

And, if you aren't already a member, you might also try posting to the wonderful ladies on our Pregnancy: 3rd Trimester board to see if any of them have had this same experience.

Let us know how it goes.

Take care,
Olivia


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