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June 26th, 2014, 06:09 PM
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As a first time mom, I have no clue what these feel like however I have been randomly getting a tightening sensation in my abdomen a few times a day. After a quick google search I assume these are Braxton hicks? What do you guys think? There is absolutely no pain, just tightening feeling.
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June 26th, 2014, 11:26 PM
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That's what they feel like to me. It's fairly common to start having them in your second and especially in your third trimester. At least you know your body is preparing itself for delivery!!!
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June 27th, 2014, 02:28 AM
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Yes, I agree. That's what they feel like. They get a bit stronger as you get further along.
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June 27th, 2014, 08:39 AM
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yes, sounds like BH.

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Expecting our newest baby girl, diagnosed with Down Syndrome with Verifi, October 2014!
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June 27th, 2014, 09:10 AM
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Good question, sometimes I feel like my belly gets tight but wasn't sure if that was a BH or not. It's not squeezing or anything. I guess that is what it indeed is.

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