false labour

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Braxton Hicks or real labour?

Knowing whether you’re experiencing Braxton Hicks or in real labour can be very difficult, especially late in your pregnancy when your due date is approaching and the Braxton Hicks are getting stronger. Firstly, Braxton Hicks are infrequent and irregular while real contractions have more rhythm. If you’re in real labour, your contractions will gradually get […]

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Braxton Hicks

Braxton Hicks contractions, also called false labour or practice contractions, are sporadic contractions of your uterus. They can start from as early as week 6 of your pregnancy, though most women don’t feel them until the second or third trimester. In fact, some of you may never experience them, aren’t you lucky? They are named […]

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