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    Default Constant contractions

    Hi all I'm 28+1 I see my ob on Monday just wanted some advice from anyone with something similar.

    So about a week ago I started getting very strong Braxton hicks at night lasting around 6-7 hours. They thought urine infection all come back clear.

    Now over the last four days it has started as soon as I get up and do anything physical even yesterday all I did was get out of bed drive to the Dr drive home and make lunch the rest of the day I was sitting down and still ended up contracting.

    The triggers are not drinking enough having a full bladder sitting to long any form of walking it lifting.

    Also they are painful not excruciating more like a tired muscle.

    The contractions do not come in typical waves they can last from 5minutes to a 2hour tightening before relief

    It's around my belly button and into my middle back

    I'm definitely not in labour I have had a fetal fibronectin test.

    Thanks in advance

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    I would give your hospital birthing unit a call and maybe go in for some monitoring

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    Quote Originally Posted by meesha87 View Post
    Hi all I'm 28+1 I see my ob on Monday just wanted some advice from anyone with something similar.

    So about a week ago I started getting very strong Braxton hicks at night lasting around 6-7 hours. They thought urine infection all come back clear.

    Now over the last four days it has started as soon as I get up and do anything physical even yesterday all I did was get out of bed drive to the Dr drive home and make lunch the rest of the day I was sitting down and still ended up contracting.

    The triggers are not drinking enough having a full bladder sitting to long any form of walking it lifting.

    Also they are painful not excruciating more like a tired muscle.

    The contractions do not come in typical waves they can last from 5minutes to a 2hour tightening before relief

    It's around my belly button and into my middle back

    I'm definitely not in labour I have had a fetal fibronectin test.

    Thanks in advance
    I'd be going back to the hospital. They should be able to give you some nifedipine or pain killers to stop the actual contractions.

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    Have you started taking raspberry leaf tablets or tea? Just wondering, as the same thing happened to me, and I didn't get the connection at first.


 

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