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    31 weeks Braxton Hick or something else?
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    MagzMom posted:
    I am currently 31 weeks with my 2nd child. I have been having horrible short and painful shapr pains in my upper abdomin all morning. I had some pressure this morning that has subsided. I caled the nurse to ask her what she thought and I have not gotten a response yet. Any suggestions?
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    Sarah McMoyler, RN responded:
    Dear Second Timer,

    You definitely need to call your OB office back. This might be a strange form of braxton hicks or 'practice contractions.' Although they are not typically associated with the sharp, upper abdominal pain you describe.

    Better to be persistent with reaching your doctor than to continue worrying and risk something that needs medical attention.

    Best of luck,

    Sarah McMoyler RN
    www.mcmoylermethod.com


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