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I am currently 17 and 30 weeks +4 days. I was told I would feel Braxton hicks contractions and I haven't started feeling anything. I'm a ftm and heard some people don't even feel them.
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I'm 33 weeks and I haven't noticed Braxton hicks.
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It feels like your belly is tightening. I experienced light cramping once with them but mostly I would just experience the tightening
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I never experienced them. Its nothing to worry about (:
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Some people never do..like I haven't, I'm also 33w
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I didnt feel them until 30w with my first, she was born at 38w. With my second, I started having them at 17w. He was born at 36w.
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When you feel like the baby is sticking up in one place and u feel your stomach tight, those are Braxton hicks. They aren't going to hurt.
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Thanks all of you
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I'm 29weeks now, and mine JUST started becoming noticeable recently. I know I've been having them for a while because if I put a hand on my belly, I could feel it tighten up, but they weren't strong enough for me to feel from the inside until about 26 weeks or so.
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