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36 weeks pregnant braxton hicks 5 min apart

Should I go to L&D..  ??     I'm 36 weeks pregnant on Monday and right now I'm having non painful Braxton Hicks contractions..  they are occuring every 5 min or so..   Should I go in?  or should I wait it out?
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284738 tn?1283110419
if they are occuring every 5 minutes those arent braxton hicks... real contractions get regular and 5 minutes apart is pretty regular
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376148 tn?1309903177
get up and walk around and see does it stop!! If it doesnt then go in!! YOu could be in labour...if its real contractions and there not painful..god i say your soo lucky..lol..and if your in labou r i hope thats as bad as they get!! good luck hun!
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Yes! Go!  Anytime you get more than 4 contractions an hour and are pre-term (less than 37 weeks gestation) you need to go to L&D.
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448723 tn?1301458558
How did you go?
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272759 tn?1270489194
oh my goodness!!!  that girl has been trying so hard to come out!!!!!  i hope that everything is okay.  i agree with the other girls, if nothing else, at least call your doctor.
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well I never did go to L&d..   contractions stopped "pretty much"  they are happening very frequent but not regular..   I'm hoping she stays in there for at least another week.. :)
I have a doc appt on Tues, we'll see if I'm dialated at all..  

Thanks for all your support :)
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172826 tn?1423426556
i swore i was in labour a few times when i was pregnant a year ago and everytime i went to the drs i had dilated or thinned out...so you never know...i was induced in the end so..
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272759 tn?1270489194
i have been having that for the last several days...they are regular every 5-7 for me, but after about 30-40 minutes, the pattern stops and i don't have any more for a couple of hours.  i hope you get some good dialation out of it!!!!  glad you are okay :-)
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592465 tn?1219007036
Hi, Funny I'm also due Sept 15!  A baby girl. We're also in Az.
I started having painless, inconsistant contractions last thurday. And Today they became to be 5 min apart for two hrs straight but have since slowed. I wasn't worried about them until I spoke to a woman yesterday that said her contractions were painless but definitely the real thing as it ended up being true labor cause her water broke after they were 3 min aprt and was crowning as she arrived to hosp. So now I'm very anxious as I am sure you are. There's just no way of being certain if it's labor or not.
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290867 tn?1333572878
Gotta love false labor.. I had it quote a few times... It *****... Keep us posted and get some rest.
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