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Braxton hicks Samantha & Khloe ♥ 1 child; British Columbia 140 posts
11th Dec '12

Im just curious around what time most woman start getting braxton hicks, im 27 almost 28 weeks and i just trying to prepare myself so im not thinking there real contractions when there not.

Leila ☺ Benny 2 kids; Chalmette, Louisiana 2057 posts
11th Dec '12

I'm 21 weeks and I get them sometimes.

Roxanne.♥ Due January 21; 1 child; California 1249 posts
11th Dec '12

I use to get Braxton hicks starting around 24 weeks, towards the very end of pregnancy I called L&D A LOT! it's more or less the tightening in your belly and then goes away, however real contractions will be different! You will be able to tell if its the real thing..pressure is also a symptom with real contractions..timing them is also good to know!

Samantha & Khloe ♥ 1 child; British Columbia 140 posts
12th Dec '12

Yeah i havent had anything like that maybe im lucky lol

Amy Lynn07 33 kids; Florida 966 posts
12th Dec '12

I have had them since about 23-24wks. Now I get them and they are actually timeable if I pay attention to them. My belly will get tight for a min or so than goes away for 5 mins and comes back. I at least have them a couple times a day. Glad they aren't painful for me.

Sammi Leigh Due March 27 (girl); 1 child; New Jersey 11 posts
12th Dec '12

24 weeks and I'm getting them.
With my first though I never noticed them until I was 30+ weeks.