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Tightness in the Belly
An_248830 posted:
I been having this tightness in my belly for about 3hrs and some pain but the pain isnt that 40weeks today and i just dont know what i should do? everytime i go to the hospital they send me home and tell me to come back when i start having contractions...i really dont want to go to the if anyone had some tips on what to do please let me know..thank you
hgreenwood7058 responded:
did you end up going to the hospital? If not, I would say they are contractions so it could be early labor or it could be braxton hicks. Hope you get to see your LO soon.
Heather(24),DH Lee(25). PCOS w Hemmoragic cysts. BFP:1/23/11 M/C 2/10/11. BFP 08/13/11 EDD 04/17/12-Carson Lee

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