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Menstrual-like cramps

I will be 21 weeks tomorrow. For the past two weeks or so, I've been having menstrual-like cramps every now and then. They don't come at any particular time, but like period cramps, it hurts in my lower abdomen and back. Are these Braxton Hicks contractions? Why am I experiencing this?
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Could just be due to your stretching uterus...as long as its not constant I would not worry too much.
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I had them im now 38 weeks i wouldnt stress to much. See doctor if worried
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