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    What do contractions & Braxton Hicks feel like?
    DuksGirl posted:
    My name is Anna, I am 26 years old, I am from Idaho but currently live in Virginia due to being Active Duty Navy. This is my first pregnancy, I am 23 weeks pregnant & my little monkey, Brandon, is due 02Aug2013. I keep getting emails & tips in my pregnancy letters about what to do for & how to spot preterm labor & Braxton Hicks. Since I am carrying low, most of the time I feel Brandon moving near my lower abdomen where I am told I will feel contractions. So, I am a little worried that I will just assume Brandon is being very active instead of realizing it could be more serious. Please help! Thank you!

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