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19 Jul 2005

Braxton Hicks
Good afternoon ladies,

Is it true that you cannot feel the pains of Braxton Hicks contractions...a friend of mine said that you shouldn’t be feeling it and if you are then you need to see your gynae immediately...I do feel mine more now than ever...I am 33wks, and I thought it was normal to be felling slight contractions.

Would really appreciate some input on this
Thank you
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01 Jan 0001

It is normal to feel tightenings but they should not be painful.

Best wishes
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