How Does Braxton Hicks Feel Like?

35 weeks now and have read about braxton hicks. However I don't seem to experience or recognise them? How does it feel like? Is it normal to not experience it yet at 35 weeks?

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Every mummy will have different experiences and not all will experience braxton hicks. I only have this for my 2nd child whc at first i thought i was already in labour. Little did i know it was just braxton hicks. Mind u, he gave me 2 false alarms. The feeling is tightening around waist area that comes with back pain, lower pelvic pain (for me, i had pain front and back) just like normal labour pain. But braxton hicks pain is not close to each other and will go away. Real labour pain will come in every 2-3 mins interval and very very strong. I gave birth to my boys at 39w, both of them 1st boy no braxton hicks, only 2nd boy at week 37 and week 38

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Braxton hicks are irregular and infrequent contractions. It does not last long. It makes you feel uncomfortable because of the tightening of your uterine muscles that makes our tummy to become very hard. Braxton hicks contractions subside when you change your position. Hmm I think it usually last for few seconds to minute. Compared to true labor it has regular contractions and the pain grows stronger. The pain wont subside even if you change your position. Some first time moms do not recognize braxton hicks at all, you might feel it more often as you come closer to your due date. Take care mommy. 😊

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I am week 35 too. I'm having this tightening feeling in my tummy. Wanted to know if it's Braxton Hicks and all I see is Filipinos spamming in Tagalog πŸ™„ Please guys, if question posted in English take your Tagalog answers somewhere else.

2mo ago

Agree! Yes, English, please!!!

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im 35 wks and 3 days .. grabe braxton hicks nararamdaman ko pag galing ako sa pagg tulog then iihi ako tas biglang maninigas yung tiyan ko ng 15seconds i guess .. grabe sakit as in mapapa pikit ka ,sabi ko nga sa hubby ko jusko hindi pa to yung bonggang labor talaga ahh .. pano pa kaya pag talagang labor na super sakit talaga .. sana kayanin hehe .. goodluck saatin mga mommy pray and pray and kausapin si baby na wag tayo pahirapan manganak ..

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1y ago

ako halos araw araw kona nararamdaman yung sakit ng tiyan ko .. false labor daw to .. mag 37wks na ako bukas , pag ganito ba nararamdaman malapit lapit na manganak ? gusto kona din lumabas si baby kasi sobrang hirap na talaga ako :( tinitiis konalang sakit kasi lovr na love kotong baby ko ehh

Im 35 weeks and di ko alam yung braxton hicks feels like, lagi ko na nararamdaman ang paninikip ng tyan ko, lalo na pag feel ko si baby yon i dont know if pwet nya ba yon or what ever kase tumatabingi ang tummy ko tas matigas, medyo makirot nga lang kapag nag gaganun sya tas parang sumasakit lbanda sa pwerta pero nawawala naman sya tas babalik ulit tas mawawala.. I always do walking kase nga naman nag aaral pa ako and akyat baba...

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2y ago

Normal Lang kaya sa 35 weeks na matigas ung banda sa taas ng tiyan mo palagi pero sa may puson d nman. Saka palaging may white discharge nitong mga nakaraang araw. Plus pag umihi parang may mahuhulog sa pwerta?

I was 35 wks exactly last thursday and was admitted because according to my OB i was in preterm labor due to contractions detected during NST.. But i never felt pain during those "contractions".. Though on the other side, i was diagnosed with complicated UTI and had my cervix dilated at 1cm kaya aun naadmit tlaga.. But for those "contractions" i really insisted that its just false labor.. Saklap lang laki ng bill ko di pa man din nakalabas si baby πŸ™„

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2y ago

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my tummy is 35weeks and 1day i got feel na parang may babagsak sa from inside my puson mabigat then ung pem.pem ko masakit na ewan tas balakang ko nasakit din minsan i dont even know kung UTI or something πŸ˜… pero nag kacramp puson ko talaga yung mapapatigil ako sa paglalakad din hahawakan ko puson ko kasi mamapikit ako s kirot .. mga momshie na ka OCT.. ko should i stop working naba ? kahit EDD ko is Oct. 16 pa ..

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1y ago

UTI yan tilad sakin nasakit puson ko mahapdi

35 weeks and 5 days here no sign minsan naninigas pero bumabalik Lang din ulit sa dati hirap nga Lang pumwesto Ng higa haha Yellow and white discharge malikot nga Lang sobra c baby medjo mataas pa Rin sya lagi Naman ako nag lalakad .. Sana makaraos din Tayo mga momshy .. godbless ..

35weeks and 2days.. Oct3 ang due date ko ayun sa ULTRA SOUND KO, pero nagpahilot ako, 2 beses pa.. same sila ng sabi naka posisyon na si baby at di na sya aabutin ng Oct.. ngalay lagi ang pem2 ko pagkakabangon ko saka mejo masakit na din madalas puson ko kaya diko magawa maglakad lakad at feeling ko malalaglag si baby..

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1y ago

same here masakit ang pempem im relieve im not alone kala ko kasi anu na

I'm having BH tightening since before week 28 till now. Yes, it's an uncomfortable moments and it is also a type of contractions in medical term. if you speak to your Dr. They might want you to admit you in the hospital to have detailed checks to confirm if it's a false contractions and some say actual labor pain has many symptoms too other than this BH.

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