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8101930 tn?1420001456

getting contractions to come more regular and more painful?

I am 39 weeks and 6 days. I Have been getting contractions last night and so far today but they are roughly 10 minutes apart.  Is There Anything I can do to make them come more regularly and start becoming more painful?  Or do I just have to wait it out?  
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Walk walk walk! Good luck :)
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What does the contractions feel like ?
8101930 tn?1420001456
It starts in my lower back and wraps around to the front and my tummy gets so hard, it's very uncomfortable and lots of pressure. Some Are very painful and others are bearable.
9440890 tn?1415878121
Walking helps, nice warm shower or bath, birthing ball. Good luck!
8101930 tn?1420001456
Thanks ladies. They aren't getting any more painful or closer together so probably just practice contractions. :)
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Good luck:)
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Clary Sage essential oil on the abdomen and inner ankle.
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