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April 28th, 2009, 11:43 AM
IAMommy's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
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To what extent are BH OK? I have been having cramping in my lower abdomen mostly with some pain in my upper uterus and lower back since 2 PM yesterday. It is not intense pain at all, just uncomfortable. It is not consistant either. I might have 10 or so in a hour and then 1 or 2 the next hour. It's just almost been 24 hours of constant bh. When is it time to call the Dr?
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April 28th, 2009, 12:07 PM
Danielley08's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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I'd say...if you are resting, drinking water, and not overall very active and they are still strong enough to aggravate you...then I'd at least give a call to your docs office...but if with the rest they slow down or go away then you are good...

My doc told me if I have more than 5-6 in an hour to sit down and rest...if after another hour I am having 5-6 to come in...if they slow down or stop then I'm good...

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April 28th, 2009, 02:41 PM
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Yeah. I would say a call is probably in order, just in case. I have been having them consistantly since 16 weeks in the evenings. I don't even count anymore but I def. get more than 5 an hour...mine always stop when I get up in the morning though so I think it is normal for me. Since yours have just appeared, I would be a little more nervous- especially if they are not stopping...
It is probably fine, but doesnt hurt to be sure I guess. Good luck, hope they have already stopped!

Baby Bria born 5/6/09

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April 29th, 2009, 07:28 AM
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I'm sorry I didn't reply yesterday when you first asked, Sam! How are you doing today? Did you end up calling your dr?

I agree with Danielle. I had them pretty constant and consistent too. Here's the thing, just like Danielle said, if you have more than 5-6 in an hour, stop whatever it is your doing and sit down and rest, drink I think 2 big glasses of water (I can't remember the exact reccommended amount). If you continue to have 5-6 more in that hour, then it's time to call. I actually never did that because I had them so bad. I timed them, and waited a couple hours; but mine were coming consistently 4ish minutes apart before I called. If your BH start to have any kind of rythm (sp?) then definitely call.

I hope you are well today!!

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