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    very happy (update ) and labor questions.
    reyneromance93 posted:
    well, i went to the doctor today and i heard little shawns heartbeat, his heartbeat is strong and the doctor says my baby seems healthy im very happy and feel acchomplished just cant wait for him to get here...can anyone explain to me what contractions feel like so ill know when im going into labor or when i have to go to the hospital?
    jlbwondering35 responded:
    For me, contractions started off with strong period cramps and then I started having intense waves of tightening and a lot of bum pressure...couldn't stop pooping. LOL! I knew it was the real deal when the contractions were painful enough to stop me in my tracks. Couldn't sit, stand, walk, anything comfortably. It's weird, but you'll probably know when it starts. Has to be rhythmic, increase in intensity, last longer and occur more frequently. Good luck
    An_246139 responded:
    i've been having the same thing and my doctor told me that it might be braxton hicks contractions and that may be a good thing, how long have you been having them?

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